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Being Gentle with Myself: Art Journaling Course

June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - June 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm


Are you an artist, scrapbooker, altered book maker, quilter or beginner and want to learn simple artistic practices that you can use to express yourself, play on the page and flesh
out designs for quilts or other arts? Do you want to try collage, painting, stamping, guided meditation, written journaling, and mixed media? Do you want to feed the artistic part of yourself by being in a beautiful and inspiring setting?

Let us start your journey!

In this 2-day course, Susan Bloye and Mary Ledvina, will guide you through artful exercises and personal practices to help you explore your creative path and tap into your self expression.

Saturday, June 22:
10 – 12 Introduction to Art Journaling and Community Building
12 – 1:30 Catered Lunch and Time to Journal
1:30 – 4:30 Art and Writing Activities
4:30 – 6:30 Free Time to Rest and Eat Dinner
6:30 – 8:30 Bon Fire and Further Programming Activities
Sunday, June 23:
11-2 Further Journaling Activities and Wrap Up Session

Susan Bloye, B.F.A., M. Ed. has taught and created visual arts for 30 + years. She started journaling as an adolescent and now embraces the potent practice of art journaling to nurture her own personal growth and artistic creativity. Susan has many years of experience teaching older adults to discover and develop their creative expression and she
looks forward to helping you explore your creative path.

Mary Ledvina, B.A., M.O.T., L. M. T., is a writer, artist, healer and teacher. She has taught written journaling, art journaling and The Artist’s Way. Her experience with the healing power of selfexpression makes her want to share writing and art practices so everyone can experience their fun and therapeutic benefits.

Please contact the gallery to register and obtain materials list.


June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
June 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm


Twisted Fish Gallery
10443 S Bay Shore Dr
Elk Rapids, MI 49629 United States
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(231) 264-0123