Be in the Moment Workshop with Riikka Kovasin


Join Riikka to create a stunning art journal page with a vintage feel in this fabulous workshop. Riikka creates in real time so you can follow along very easily with her creative process, making this class suitable for beginners, even though it looks amazing! Find out loads of information about various mixed media products as you go and learn lots of techniques you can use again and again in your own projects.

Riikka is an experienced mixed media teacher whose calm, considered approach is as inspiring as it is relaxing. She encourages you to learn new things but also to put your own personal mark on your art journal page. This workshop includes 50 minutes of detailed, narrated video tuition, lifetime access, and downloadable content to enable to you study offline if you wish.

Difficulty Level: Suitable for beginners

Tutor: Riikka Kovasin

You will need the following mixed media supplies for this workshop (Note that any brands of gel medium, gesso or water-soluble crayons can be substituted for Riikka's brand of choice)
  • Art journal (or a loose leaf piece of mixed media or watercolour paper)
  • Old book pages
  • Prima Marketing: Art Basics Soft Matte Gel
  • Prima Marketing: Art Basics Heavy Gesso White
  • Prima Marketing: Art Ingredients Texture Powder (or use fine sand)
  • Ranger Archival Ink: Jet Black
  • Prima Marketing: Water Soluble Oil Pastels (watercolour pencils or paints could alternatively be used)
To embellish your page you will also need: a stencil, some pattern or background stamps, patterned paper scraps, and embellishments of your choice (such as paper flowers, word stickers, metal shapes etc) - choose products from any brands that you like and have already. Riikka also uses found items like sewing supplies and stationery supplies in her work.