Inspiration Art Journal classes with Kisma

Hosted by The Artist Loft Studio (Costa Mesa Arts & Crafts Studio)

Public group
The Artist Loft Studio (Costa Mesa Arts & Crafts Studio)
The Artist Loft Studio (Costa Mesa Arts & Crafts Studio)
Public group


The Artist Loft Studio

2666 Harbor Blvd (upstairs inside ACE Hardware Store) · Costa Mesa, CA

How to find us

Upstairs, inside ACE hardware store, on Harbor Blvd between Adams and Mesa Verde

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Inspiration Art Journal Classes
with Kisma

FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH -- Traditional Journal we will focus on a painterly wild roses spreads.


In each class, Kisma will cover a broad range of techniques, including basic supplies to special tool demonstrations. She will guide and inspire like-minded creatives to shine your light and grow your own artist wings.

THE FIRST AND SECOND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH will focus on the more traditional art journals, and work toward strengthening our own personal artistic skills and style. We will also learn how to make our own journals.

The cost for these classes is $20 - The following link will take you to the Basic Art Journal Supply Link and contains items that are recommended,

However, please know, if you do not hall all of these items, Kisma does offer basic supplies: for an additional $5. In addition, watercolor paper for anyone who does NOT yet have a journal can be purchased for $1.25 per sheet.

THE THIRD AND FOURTH THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH will focus on re-purposed old books to create artsy, collage-style art journals.

The cost for these classes is:
$20 with your own book and supplies OR
$25 with your own book, using Kisma's supplies OR
$30 which includes an old book to re-purpose and the use of Kisma's supplies (this option until books run out)

The class is heavy collage work. You are invited to bring a magazine you don't mind tearing up. The Studio also has magazines for us to use and there is also a Sharing Box.

The supplies for this class:
-Old book in fair condition with sewn signatures (not glued, not glossy pages)
-Mod Podge - (matte or glossy)
-White gesso
- 1-inch craft brush for Mod Podge only
- 1-inch craft brush for gesso only
- Watercolors & brush
-White paint pen (poscha)
-Stabilo graphite pencil
-Markers, charcoal pencil (optional, but recommended)

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Special events will be scheduled when a 5th Thursday falls in a month. These include: handmade art journals, encaustic painting, Little Book of Whispers Art Journal, Tags & Cards for our Journals, Challenges, and more.

Questions: 949+302+2754

Kisma is a Therapeutic Art Life Coach mixed media artist on a mission to help you infuse the magic of art into your life from Art Journal to Canvas. Together, you will create art that soothes the soul and makes the heart sing, each piece layered with personal messages and insights.

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