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Online Class: Art Journal Preparation


“Art Journal Preparation” is a new online workshop with Pam Carriker. Pam teaches you how to successfully use dry media in your art journal by choosing the correct grounds and sealants. Along the way you’ll get portrait drawing lessons in PanPastel, charcoal, graphite, conte crayon, and Stabilo Marks-All pencil. Find out more about this video at

“No longer do you have to wait for your art journal page to dry before turning to the next! Work alongside mixed-media artist Pam Carriker as she teaches Kristy Conlin how easy and fun it is to use dry media in an art journal. Beginning with a lesson in creating test swatches and selecting the correct grounds, you’ll then move on to creating art with black and white charcoal, Conté Crayons and the colorful medium of PanPastels. Pam will then teach you her best tips and tricks for sealing the pages so your work won’t smudge. Get instant satisfaction by adding dry media to your art journals!”

– Learn more than 10 techniques for art journaling with dry media.
– Get tips for testing and sealing charcoal, PanPastel, Conté Crayon and more!
– 94 minutes of premium workshop instruction.

 (Video produced by Artist’s Network TV, and sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama).

Pam Carriker


Pam Carriker is an artist, instructor, author of books Art at the Speed of Life,  Creating Art at the Speed of Life, and Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker and  a columnist for Somerset Art Journaling. Pam has been using PanPastel Colors for her mixed media pieces since 2008 when we first launched the range.  Pam’s work and writing can be found in more than fifty publications, and she serves as a Director’s Circle Artist for Stampington & Company. Turning her hobby into her dream job has been the culmination of a lifelong pursuit of living a creative life, and she firmly believes it is never too late to begin living Art at the Speed of Life!

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