Bibliomaniacs

A virtual meet up for book binders, paper lovers and mixed media artists.

If you love making books, experimenting with paper structures, or messing about with mixed media, this is the group for you! A place to share what you are working on, and pick the brains of other artists and crafters. Meet other artists and crafters, and share your love for all things papery! Deb Eck, our resident paper guru, will be on hand to lend her experience and play along.

BOOK YOUR SPOT!

Blackout Meditation Workshop

Looking for an affordable new way to unwind?

Join me, Deb Eck, program director and resident teaching artist, as I gently guide you through the relaxing art of blackout meditation. What is that? It’s an art form I invented many decades ago, a mash up of blackout poetry, doodling and occasionally some drawing & coloring.

This session will cover the how-to-get-started basics, along with a few different techniques you can use to take your blackouts to the next level. Absolutely NO prior art experience needed!

Previous Blackout students are always welcome to join us!

BOOK NOW!

 

Before the class you will need to assemble a few simple supplies:

A pencil and eraser,

a book you are willing to use to write on/in,

a sharpie or two (I use an ultra fine point and a regular fat sharpie most of the time)

In addition its nice to have – but not essential –

a white gel pen – Posca pens, uniball or jellyroll pens are all great choices

some colored pencils and/or markers

a small set of alphabet stamps & an ink pad

Stencils that fit the size of your book (or smaller)

 

Blackout Meditation Workshop

Some of you asked for a daytime session – so here it is!

Join me, Deb Eck, program director and resident teaching artist, as I gently guide you through the relaxing art of blackout meditation. What is that? It’s an art form I invented many decades ago, a mash up of blackout poetry, doodling and occasionally some drawing & coloring.

This session will cover the how-to-get-started basics, along with a few different techniques you can use to take your blackouts to the next level. Absolutely NO prior art experience needed!

Previous Blackout students are always welcome to join us!

BOOK NOW!

 

Before the class you will need to assemble a few simple supplies:

A pencil and eraser,

a book you are willing to use to write on/in,

a sharpie or two (I use an ultra fine point and a regular fat sharpie most of the time)

In addition its nice to have – but not essential –

a white gel pen – Posca pens, uniball or jellyroll pens are all great choices

some colored pencils and/or markers

a small set of alphabet stamps & an ink pad

Stencils that fit the size of your book (or smaller)

 

Journal Junkies Group

Do you have an art journal itch you’d like to scratch? Do you enjoy collage, mixed media, or experimenting with all things paper? Are you a bullet journal user or an avid scrapbook maven?

Then join fellow journal junkies on the third Thursday of the month as we play together, and share resources, tips and tricks with each other. Set aside a special time for yourself and join a community of makers with similar interests.

make an art journal workshop

Art journals are a great place to experiment – with color, composition, line, form, text, or that new set of paints you just bought and are afraid to try. They are a place to overcome the fear of messing things up, or getting started, or the blank page. They are a place to PLAY, and GROW your creativity, with only the rules you choose to put in place. They can be cheap and cheerful or expensively polished, whatever suits YOU!

Interested in learning if they might be a way for you to loosen up and get creative in 2021? Then join resident paper artist Deb Eck, and learn how to construct several different simple styles of art journals. We will explore both repurposing, and simple book binding techniques to create a range of journal types. Then we will take a quick look at ways you can start to play in them!

Perfect for absolute beginners – no experience needed!

We will send you a list of materials to gather before the class.

Class Guide

  • Root

    Beginner level classes suitable for everyone.

  • Shoot

    Ready for a little more of a challenge?

    These classes build on skills from root level classes – but may still be suitable for those with little experience. Not sure if the class is for you, just ask us.

  • Bloom

    Get ready to REALLY grow your skills!

    Classes for students with experience. Our teaching artists will identify what skills you should already have. If you are unsure if a class is for you, please ask, we’d be happy to help you!

  • Refund Policy

    Please be advised that all ticket sales are final. We only offer exchanges or refunds in the event that the class is cancelled by Pearl City Clay House. We appreciate your understanding and support!