This is a short, fun workshop to make simple folding sketchbooks. Making your own sketchbook can take you past fear of the white-page and connect you to making and get you ready to start a project. Making sketchbooks is one of my greatest pleasures!

What's included in the price?

On this workshop you will make your own sketchbook and prepare it ready to draw in. We will add pockets and add paint and texture to make a book that gets you beyond 'white-page fear'. You'll finish the session with a beautiful handmade concertina sketchbook. other creatives or use to build your own oracle (affirmation) card deck.

What you will need

You will need: Access via a PC or laptop to my website where you can access the password protected pages Broadband wifi with sufficient speed to watch video content Materials you will need for the class: A4 cartridge paper A4 coloured paper Old book pages Old envelopes Tester pot /emulsion paint Acrylic paints Sewing machine (optional but recommended) Glue - I use uhu but a pritt stick will do.




Helen Hallows

with Craft Courses since 2016

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Hello! I am Helen. I am an artist and tutor creating art from the soul. I advocate for the human need to create and share beauty. Each workshop covers a part of what I do - making sketchbooks, drawing with confidence, printing pattern - all inspired by the wonders of nature. I want you to come away from a class feeling empowered and excited about the potential of your creativity.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Suitable for beginners
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This course is taught online