Revive Your Sketchbook Practice

14 Days in A Handmade Journal

INSTANT ACCESS to the class I created for the Sketchbook Revival Summit. The online summit was a free two-week event with more than 15 master teachers.


In its original version, this course was my offering to the participants in the summit, but is now offered here to anyone in my creative community who wants/needs to reconnect to their creative practice. In this 14 Day Course I walk you through 14 of my favorite activities for filling an art journal, written journal, or sketchbook.

This is a companion course to my talk/tutorial during the Sketchbook Revival Summit hosted by Karen Abend and including 20+ other teachers.

I hope you enjoy the lessons in this workshop.

I look forward to seeing what you create and helping you revive the love of your handmade journals.

ENROLL TODAY!!!


Class Content


  Day 2 -- Little Boxes
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  Day 3 -- Online Challenges
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  Day 4 -- Build Your Muscle Memory
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  Day 5 -- Play With Your Tools
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  Day 6 - Again and Again
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  Day 7: Using Stencils in Your Sketchbook
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  Day 8 -- Illustrated Words
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  Day 9 -- Go Outside
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  Day 10 -- Personal Symbols
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  Day 11 -- Focus on One Topic or Subject
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  Day 12 -- Abcedarian
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  Day 13 -- Sketch with Others
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  Day 14 -- Take a Class
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Your Instructor


Kiala Givehand, Ed.S., M.F.A.
Kiala Givehand, Ed.S., M.F.A.

Hello Beautiful Creative You!
I'm happy you're here.

I'm Kiala Givehand, a multi-passionate intuitive & intentional creative. I make (and sometimes sell) handmade journals using a mix of mediums. I host workshops, retreats and online classes where I get to teach the things that nourish my soul -- bookbinding, journaling, creative writing, and self-discovery though transformational tools and content. I walk through the world as a LifeAlchemist™ for creative, heart-centered, soul-filled women who want to change the world by shining their light more fully and more brightly than ever before.

For almost 20 years, I taught English, Language Arts, and Creative Writing at every level, while simultaneously traveling the U.S. delivering workshops and presentations to educators. While I still travel occasionally to work with teachers and writers, I now enjoy working one-on-one and in small groups with students, teachers, artists, writers, and creative entrepreneurs who want to identify their passions so they can embrace their gifts and talents through the empowered expression of their deepest desires. I do this work because I love helping women find the thing that fills them with joy and pursue it without regrets or apologies.

I've done a lot of things in my short 40+ years on this planet, but I'm most proud of raising my nephew Treavor, and listening to my inner wisdom by doing the things that make me come alive. Constructing handmade books and art journals is one of those things that allow me to feel A L I V E!!! And I'd love to have you join me on this journey. Reading tarot & oracle cards, pulling astrological charts, and delving into the esoteric and ancient guidance systems is another way I help women have spiritual and creative awakenings. I'm eager to do the same for you.

I cherish every single day and treat life as one amazing adventure. I play with paint and watercolor, fold paper into books, write poetry, short fiction, & creative non-fiction, and guide women to spiritual and creative empowerment. But always, every single day, I journal and do something that I feel is creative. Oh!! And did I mention that I'm the proud owner of a fabulous collection of fountain pens? (I know. Geek alert!)

Join me and let's create something beautiful, TODAY!!


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course. The lessons will drip out to you one at a time over a series of 14 days.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? We define "lifetime" as lifetime of the course. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. Sometimes a class will be retired. In the event of that, you will be notified in time and allowed to download any PDFs or other previously downloadable materials.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! Please purchase carefully. Read the description, read the list of topics, activities, etc. If you have questions, reach out to Kiala and let her answer them BEFORE you purchase the class. There are NO Refunds. You will gain access to important content the moment you sign up, so please don't purchase unless you are sure. ❣️

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