Visual Journaling @Pikaland, A Sneak Peek

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Pika Artist Bootcamp 3: Create Your Own Story and Character Developmet

"Often one on the largest obstacles to overcome when creating a story or plot or new work of art is the need to pre-think the story rather than letting it have an organic origin. Sometimes this puts the brakes on it completely! Nothing happens because you put too much pressure on the work looking completely as you see it in your minds eye, you intimidate yourself with your left brain way of thinking! It's as if you're seeing Mt. Everest as a 29,000 ft tall mountain instead of a series of single steps that happen in an instant and organically. A mountain is intimidating, the steps aren't! First graders don't have this mountain view, children very rarely experience the un-doable (unless an adult instills it in them!). Children attempt things, they learn, they fall down and stand up. For this first weeks assignment we will silence the fearful adult and invite the adventurous child! Discovering new ways of operating and finding out what might be hidden within your left brain adult self!

-Excerpt from Week 1, Assignment 1 Breaking Barriers of Pika Artist Bootcamp 3: Create Your Own Story and Character Development
Through your moleskine we'll unravel and discover your own unique voice! From the grocery store to the cafe to your desk and a friends hand, you'll tote your journal with you wherever you go,gathering source materials, inspirations, new ideas– pasting, cutting, spilling, inking, stamping, photographing, creating along the way!!


What personality will your moleskine take on?


What stories will you have to share?!


What exciting new characters will you create??
Don't be afraid, take the plunge and discover something new about yourself this Fall through Visual Journaling!

Limited space still available! Enroll in our Visual Journaling Course by Sunday Sept 5th! Also check out our second Installment of Making Your Mark The first installment completely sold out and was a total blast! From looking at art in person to targeting your specific likes, fears and inspirations, we'll journey as a class through your art and help find and polish your creative voice! Now how's that for an awesome Fall semester! :D Treat yourself, learn, grow, and most importantly jump start your creative fire!

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