Your soul has a story, many stories. You know those times when you’re quiet and your heart skips a beat or something takes your breath away, maybe a sense of wonder overcomes you, or during meditation you see yourself in another place, an “other-world”…those are the moments when your soul is telling you something, it’s how your soul communicates with you. Those are the moments that we capture in this class – our soul stories.
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Your soul has a story, many stories. You know those times when you’re quiet and your heart skips a beat or something takes your breath away, maybe a sense of wonder overcomes you, or during meditation you see yourself in another place, an “other-world”…those are the moments when your soul is telling you something, it’s how your soul communicates with you. I often experience those times in nature, in a beautiful forest or gazing at the moon…a sense of something other than yourself comes in. Those are the moments that we capture in this class – our soul stories.
The cost for this class is $44 US.
In this class we will create three soul stories. Two on stretched canvas and one in our journal. Of course you can use any substrate you prefer – all in your journal, or all on canvas or paper.
Our emphasis is on capturing emotion in our work. We do this with loose charcoal lines and mark making, and the use of limited colours, that are used in a bold yet free way.
Our backgrounds are constructed of old book pages, which in themselves tell a story, we overlay them with our own story, adding that touch of nostalgia in our pieces.
We will use beautiful words of poetry to add to our story in the last project, of course you can use words in all of your projects if you choose to.
Project one – spirit of the forest – includes imagery depicting tall trees and the evocative feeling of them towering above you. One of my favourite places to be is in the forest, sitting on an old log, immersed in nature, looking skyward.
Project two – moon warrior – our girl is strong and steadfast, the symbol of the moon is laid upon her heart chakra, creating a strong and emotive connection.
Project three – the sacred law – created in a journal and with the use of watercolour to depict an ethereal quality to our piece. A crow comes to visit and brings with it its messages from another world.
This class includes just under 4 hours of video showing all the processes step by step.
This is an open ended workshop with no expiration date. Plus all the videos are downloadable and yours to keep!
Who is this class for?
This is a beginners to intermediate class incorporating basic mixed media techniques. You will gain access to just under 4 hours of video in which I walk you through various mixed media, collage, acrylic and watercolour techniques.
You will have access to my combined private FACEBOOK GROUP with others that are also taking my classes to share your work and get feedback.
The classes I have taken from Toni are just what I was hoping for. She is so down to earth and teaches in a way that you don’t only learn, but are left feeling very inspired and able to make beautiful art!!! My very favorite artist and teacher! She has the kindest heart and you will get that the minute she starts her classes.
– Cheryl H.
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What supplies will I need for the class?
Please use what you already have in your collection.
The items below are what I have used in this class.
- Stretched canvas – 12×16 and 8×16 inches
- Art journal (mine is around 8×10 inches)
- Liquitex Matte Gel
- Vintage old book pages – words for poetry (I will link to my Pinterest board)
- Plastic scraper or an old credit card for collaging and painting
- Paint brush for collaging
- White Gesso
- White Gouache
- Watercolours – I use raw umber and sepia.
- Fluid acrylic paints – white plus a couple of netural cream. buff colours
- Heavy body acrylic paints – white plus some colours for your background (I use blues and greens)
- Medium and large size flat brushes – soft
- Medium and large round watercolour brushes
- Small stiff flat brush
- Palette knives (mixture of medium and large sizes)
- Charcoal pencil – I use General’s Peel and Sketch – soft
- White soft pastel (I use Rembrandt)
- Tracing paper – optional
- Sealer spray satin or matte finish – for your finished artwork
- Dorlands wax for finished artwork – optional
Accessing your class
This class has immediate access. When you proceed through the checkout you will be asked to login (if you have previously purchased another class) or register (if this is your first class on this site). Following your purchase this class will appear in your My Courses page when you login under My Classroom in the website menu. You can always find your classes here https://www.toniburt.com.au/my-courses/
**Due to the nature of the immediate availability of this course, all online classes are non-refundable.
If you have any questions?
If you have any questions at all please contact me via the contact page. I will do my best to reply to your message within 24 hours. NB: I am located in Australia so there might be a little timezone difference!