Dyan Reaveley of Dylusions at Beautiful Impressions Too!

Who is Dyan Reaveley?

Dyan ReaveleyDyan Reavely of Dylusions Inks will be visiting Beautiful Impressions Too on her first trip to Connecticut and she is going to be coming all the way from England. As we welcome her with open arms, we would like to take this opportunity to introduce Dyan Reaveley and her very unique style to our readers. Dyan, who describes herself as ‘a little wonky’ is the creator of Dylusions Inks. She utilizes mixed media, and bright colors in her product line and her creations. She prides herself as being anything but ordinary, and this truly reflects in her art.

About Dylusions Ink Sprays

Dylusions by Dyan ReaveleyDylusions Ink Spray dyes are a high quality, acid-free, non-toxic concentrated colorant for porous surfaces. The Dylusions Ink Sprays’ bright and vibrant palette will colorize paper, Sticky Back Canvas, wood, paper, clay and more. Use to create backgrounds on cards, scrapbook and journal pages, and in mixed media art projects.

Work with Dyan Reaveley at Beautiful Impressions Too

Dyan Reaveley ClassesWe enjoyed our time with Dyan Reaveley who taught four separate workshops at our store during her visit. Dyan is a widely-known mixed media artist.

Journaling with inks and stencils

The workshop combined the use of Dylusions inks and stencils. All the techniques, hints and tips for perfectly inked pages. We will be creating beautiful backgrounds to kick start your journaling journey. We will also be incorporating fabulous techniques such as ghosting, creating depth, bleach out, painting, transferring, stenciling and spitting to name a few. Taught by guest artist Dyan Reaveley of Dylusion.

Anatomy of a Page

Are you intrigued by the art journaling phenonoma but unsure where to start?
Do the pages look too complicated for you to even contemplate where to begin?
This is the class for you. We will break down the journal page into easy bite size steps. Starting with a background, stamping borders and journal lines, adding collage elements and doodling.
And then we will do it again and again, each time adding a new twist or element until you feel totally at ease and raring to go. Taught by Guest Artist of Dyan Reaveley.

Incorporating Rubber stamps into your journal pages

Who needs to be able to draw when there are fabulous stamps available to give your journals that professional finish. Whether it’s for making backgrounds or creating focal points there are sure to be the perfect ones for you. We will be using a myriad of techniques including, shadow stamping, masking, transferring the ink. Border stamps, background stamps and incorporating main images are all covered. A complete 101. Taught by guest artist Dyan Reaveley of Dylusions.

Introducing tags and texture

Don’t settle for flat journal pages!! Learn how to add texture and interest with tags, flaps and pockets. With a quick fold here, and a little tear there, here a tag there a tag, every page so tactile.Bring your pages to life with the touchy feely treatment. Taught by guest artist Dyan Reaveley of Dylusions.

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