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Even in the midst of these uncertain times, it has been so encouraging to see our art community coming together in so many ways. I highly recommend getting creative so you can keep your mind busy and your heart happy!

I recently shared a video on Instagram where I showed a quick flip through of the latest journal I made out of a vintage book. I received a lot of questions about how I put it together so I decided to share how in a free mini workshop. To add a little more fun to the mix, I show my process for creating some painted pages as well.

I hope you will enjoy the Transitions Journal and be blessed by it. Let’s create a little something together!


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When does the course start and finish?

This course is self-paced so all content is available when you sign up.

How long do I have access to the course?

After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. If there should come a time when the school closes, you will be notified.

Do you provide a list of the specific supplies you use?

Yes, I provide a supplies list but feel free to use what you have.

Are videos available for download?

Yes, videos are available for download.


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Matte Medium
Regular Gel Medium
Kraft Shipping Tape Gummed
Paper Drywall Tape (Optional)
Assorted Papers for Pages
White Gesso
Clear Gesso (optional)
Paint Brushes
Stabilo ALL Pencil
Empty and Dried Tea Bags
Soft Pastels and/or Prismacolor Nu-Pastels
Instant Coffee
Black Acrylic Paint
Lead Pencil
Ledger and/or Old Book Pages
Papers: Watercolor, Newsprint, Tru-Ray (all optional - I use for inside pages)
Spray Bottle with Water
Ledger or Other Misc. Paper
Baby Wipes
Heat Craft Tool
Tracing Paper (optional - I use for inside pages)

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Meet Your Instructor...

Hey!  I’m Roben-Marie and I provide ideas, inspiration and quality instruction for hobbyists and art entrepreneurs. I teach artists from beginners to those making a living from their art through my blog and my popular online workshops.  Both in and out of the studio, my passion is helping my fellow creatives step into their full potential by creating confident and expressive art.

As a woman of faith I believe that I’m called to serve and support others, so I strive to be accessible to artists who need my help. Seeing other creators embrace their unique voices, build their online art dreams and gain confidence in their new skills brings me great joy.

I’ve been a working artist since 2004, am self-taught and believe that anyone can cultivate their creative spark. I’ve taught mixed media art workshops and retreats across the U.S. and my work has been featured in countless books and industry magazine.

In my spare time I love to read, bake and travel.  I live in Florida with my husband of 34 years and together we work with the youth in our church. I also have a heart for mission work, having served in Panama, El Salvador, Romania and Honduras.