Project Description

Fall 2023

Creating a Visual Journal

Instructor: Eileen Driscoll

Days/Dates: Wednesdays, October 11 – November 15

Times:  9:30am – 12pm each week

Length: 6 Classes / 2.5 Hours per Class

Age: 18+

Level: All

Class Fee:  $180 members/$230 non-members

Supply List: Instructor will email list to students

Location: OCAF School Street Studios

Class Description:

Creating a visual journal is a fun way to express yourself through colors, images, textures…. the list is endless. Along with a word, a few words, the visual aspect of journaling adds another dimension to convey your thoughts, feelings, a memory and lots more. We will : 1-create our own ‘palette’ of paint/pastel/charcoal backgrounds, along with images 2-learn ways to find a focus 3-play with composition 4-and, most importantly, create our journal entries. It will be a lot of fun.

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Eileen Driscoll
Eileen DriscollInstructor
About the instructor:

Eileen Driscoll is a retired teacher who taught Art in Gwinnett County Public Schools. She has a BA with a Major in General Studio Art and a Minor in Education. Her MSEd is in Career and Technical Education. Her Continuing Education includes: watercolor and acrylic painting, collage, and handbuilding ceramics at: Savannah College of Art and Design/Savannah campus and Atlanta campus and The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning in Duluth, Georgia.

Her work has been shown in the: Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY – ‘The Figure’/acrylic painting; The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning- Abstract Paintings & Photography; and Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus- Georgia Art Teachers Exhibition – Mixed Media – Guest artist: Juane Quick-to-See-Smith.

Eileen loves to help students find their creative voices using a variety of mediums and enjoy that process each step of the way. She believes the creative process is one of exploring and trusting the process as it unfolds. Learning about color, line, composition, mediums and more, are also important so the student has that knowledge as they create. A relaxed, friendly and supportive environment in the classroom is fostered so students can have fun and ‘get lost’ in their