Make a mixed-media sketchbook with Helen Hallows

Mixed-Media Sketchbook


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.


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This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


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