Mixed Media Book Series

Use mixed media techniques to creatively transform a book.

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 8 - 10

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Reclaim a book that's on its way to being recycled using various mixed media art-making approaches and poetry. This series is for all of you writers, dreamers and crafters. It’s time to take your daydreams and turn them into fun visuals using sketchbook techniques.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Scissors, glue, tape, drawing supplies, painting supplies, recycled paper, magazines, one book that is on its way to the recycling, to transform, sewing needle, thread, found fabric.

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Positive personal identity & culture

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.