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Adult Art Workshop – Intro to Art Journaling: Color, Composition, and Collage

Saturday, November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Join Joan for an exciting new art workshop, perfect for skilled art students looking for a new medium to try, or for beginners!

This class will provide an introduction to the world of art journaling. Students will learn how to prepare background pages of a journal using a wide variety of art materials. Special focus will be placed on choosing colors, creating dynamic compositions, collage techniques and how to use unique supplies.

This class is an adult art class.

Please bring to class a journal you would like to work in. The paper must be one that is suitable for wet media such as watercolor and acrylic paint. Any size 8×8, 8×10 or larger would work well. all other supplies will be provided. If you need to purchase a journal, some good alternatives are:
 *Any questions, please contact the instructor directly at:

Joan Waites is a published children’s book author-illustrator and art teacher for children (and adults) in and around the D.C. metro area. Prior to Covid restrictions, she operated her own art teaching studio (Purple Crayon Studio) where she taught classes for children ages 5-13 for ten years. She is also a former adjunct faculty member of The Corcoran Museum’s Schools’ Aspiring Artists programs. Joan is currently teaching on a freelance basis at various locations.

This class requires at least 4 participants.

Hill Center is dedicated to making our programming equitable and accessible to all. If cost, accessibility, or other obstacles are a barrier to attending a program, please contact and we will be happy to work out a solution.

If you need assistance registering, please check out these step-by-step instructionsvideo tutorial or call (202) 549-4172 for assistance.


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Adult Art Workshop - Intro to Art Journaling: Color, Composition, and Collage (11-11-23)
$ 50.00
12 available


Saturday, November 11
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington,DC20003United States
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