Art Journal Preparation Download

Explore art journaling with dry mediums from expert Pam Carriker!
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Why waste your time waiting for paint to dry? Work alongside mixed-media artist Pam Carriker as she teaches Kristy Conlin fun and easy techniques for using dry media in your art journals. Learn how to create with black and white charcoal, Conte crayons, and colorful PanPastels and move on to the next page without having to wait for journal page to dry. Plus, Pam will then teach you her best tips and tricks for sealing the pages so your work won’t smudge.

In Pam Carriker- Art Journal Preparation you will find:

  • 10 techniques for working with dry media
  • Tips for testing and selecting the correct grounds for different aesthetics
  • Must-have tips for sealing and testing charcoal, PanPastels, Conte and more
  • 94 minutes of workshop instruction and inspiration from Pam Carriker

Watch a preview now!

To get more from Pam Carriker, check out the other video resources in the series:
Pam Carriker- Art Journal Prompts
Pam Carriker- Color Page by Page

About the Artist
Pam Carriker is an artist, instructor and author of the books Art at the Speed of Life, Creating Art at the Speed of Life and Mixed Media Portraits with Pam Carriker. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, she now resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area with her family. Pam has designed stencils for StencilGirl Products and rubber art stamps for Stampington & Company, as well as developed a line of signature mixed-media products for Derivan Matisse. Visit Pam at

Materials List

  • Baby wipes
  • Black permanent pen
  • Brushes
  • Charcoal pencils, white and black
  • Collage material, stay neutral in color
  • Conte Crayons, black and white or colors of your choosing
  • Derivan Matisse Pam Carriker Mixed Media Adhesive
  • Derivan Matisse Pam Carriker’s Matt Fluid Sheer Acrylic paints
  • Gesso, clear, black, white
  • Kneaded eraser
  • Matisse Background Colors, gray and other neutrals
  • Paint brushes
  • PanPastels, one set containing hue, tint, tone, and shade, white and black
  • Ruler
  • Scraping tools
  • Sofftools, palette knives and covers, small tool, wedges
  • Soho Studio Wipes
  • Sponges, daubers
  • Spray fixative
  • Stabilo Pencil
  • Stencils, background designs-StencilGirl Products
  • Water container

Optional: Use Face Map Stencils by StencilGirl Products if you want to practice techniques without drawing a face free hand

Special thanks to Jerry's Artarama for sponsoring this video.

Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU T7358
Product Type Video Download
Runtime 94 minutes
File Type MP4
Author/Designer Pam Carriker
Technique Art Journaling
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