Welcome! I'm Melissa Gross, a dynamic and interactive teacher and speaker called to lead and encourage Christian women in their walk with the Lord through classes, workshops and retreats incorporating Bible study, devotionals, illustrated Bible journaling, paper crafting and mixed media projects that merge faith and art bringing God’s Word to life so you can find renewed excitement to dive into the Word, use your creative gifts, and apply the Truth as you draw closer to the Lord and serve Him in your everyday life. This site is where I share my everyday adventures, Bible Journaling pages, scrapbook layouts, handmade cards, and other crafty projects, as well as information on my upcoming workshops and events. I also post photos, ramble about books I'm reading, stuff I'm organizing, and other FUN bits & pieces of my wonderful life.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Creative Lettering

Last month I enjoyed co-teaching a couple of Creative Lettering Bible Journaling Workshops with Jana Kennedy- Spicer of Sweet To The Soul. Jana demonstrated how to create a variety of different letters as well as decorative fills and doodles. I haven't quite mastered all the techniques, but I'm definitely enjoying adding creative lettering and doodling to my time in the Word! I like the idea of using different letter types for various words.

It's also especially FUN to combine the creative lettering with other techniques and products. In the example below, I added paint, stickers, hexis and a tab to the lettering and doodling that reiterates the message I wanted to emphasize in these scriptures.

Jana and I are teaming up again next month to bring the Creative Lettering Bible Journaling Workshops to Scrappin' Goodtime in Corsicana, Texas. Check out all the details below!

Creative Lettering Bible Journaling Workshops
 with Melissa Gross & Jana Kennedy-Spicer
 Saturday, August 5, 2017
Scrappin’ Goodtime, Corsicana TX

        Creative Lettering & Coloring/Painting                 10am-1pm   $30
Combining Creative Lettering w/Other Elements      2pm-5pm   $30
Register for Both Classes for Only $50

Melissa & Jana are teaming up to bring you two workshops packed with Bible study and illustrated journaling techniques. You will learn a variety of creative lettering techniques, coloring and painting techniques, and how/when to combine creative lettering with other Bible journaling elements like die cuts, stickers, and washi tape. We’ll practice these techniques as we illustrate our faith in the margins of our Bibles.

You will receive a creative lettering booklet, journaling pen & other goodies in these workshops.

We will be working in a Journaling Bible, but feel free to bring any Bible and/or a journal to work in. Also, bring your favorite Bible journaling supplies to class!

Creative Lettering & Coloring/Painting
In this class, you’ll learn creative lettering techniques, along with coloring and painting techniques. We will share a devotional and then take time to illustrate what we learn in our Bibles.

Combining Creative Lettering w/Other Elements
In this class, you will learn additional creative lettering techniques, along with how/when to combine lettering with other Bible journaling elements including die cuts, stickers and washi tape. We will share a devotional and then take time to illustrate what we learn in our Bibles.

Call Scrappin’ Goodtime (903-641-0855) to reserve your spot & join Melissa & Jana for these workshops merging art and faith!

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