Workshops

I absolutely love is teaching. There’s nothing more fulfilling than sharing the knowledge I acquire through my crafty adventures and inspiring other people to create. I’m a regular instructor at Big Picture Classes where I teach classes about scrapbooking, art journaling and mixed media as well as planners and other papercrafts.

Here is a full list of all my online workshops that are available.

Planner Stamping

on bigpictureclasses.com

Get an introduction to your next most-loved planner supply—stamps! In Planner Stamping, I share my love for inking up my planner pages with functional, pretty, low-bulk embellishments. First, get an introduction to stamping and learn the basics of this versatile supply. Then dive into planner stamping with tips for using them to plan your daily tasks, customizing your planner by creating stickers and accessories, adding your personality to your pages by using stamps as decoration, and more! Finish out this class by learning how to create your own planner inserts from scratch with the help of stamps. 

Planner Stamping by Zinia Amoiridou
Planner Stamping by Zinia Amoiridou
Planner Stamping by Zinia Amoiridou
Planner Stamping by Zinia Amoiridou

In this class you'll learn:

  • A quick introduction to stamping.
  • How to use stamps to plan your daily tasks.
  • How to use stamps to create fun custom accessories and embellishments for your planner.
  • A few ideas for using your stamps purely for decoration.
  • Building your own inserts from scratch using stamps.

Watercolors 101

on bigpictureclasses.com

Get ready to dip your toe—and your paintbrush—into the wonderful world of watercolors! If you’re looking to add color, interest, or an artistic look to your crafting, start with the basics in Watercolor 101. In this class, I share an in-depth look at the different types of watercolor products on the market, how to mix colors to achieve the look you want, several different watercolor techniques, and more! Then, expand your crafty horizons and learn how to prime any surface so you can watercolor anywhere. With the skills learned in this class, your projects are about to get a lot more colorful! 

Watercolors 101 by Zinia Amoiridou
Watercolors 101 by Zinia Amoiridou
Watercolors 101 by Zinia Amoiridou
Watercolors 101 by Zinia Amoiridou

In this class you'll learn:

  • The different types of watercolor products on the market.
  • How to create bright mixes of color.
  • The basic ways to apply watercolors on your project.
  • Fun techniques to add a unique touch to your creations.
  • How to prime any surface so you can watercolor anywhere.

Collage Backgrounds | 02

on bigpictureclasses.com

Join me and get motivated to create stunning collage backgrounds inspired by quilt designs. Using materials already in your paper stash, create unique foundations by mixing colors and patterns in new ways. You’ll love the results!

Collage Backgrounds | 02 by Zinia Amoiridou
Collage Backgrounds | 02 by Zinia Amoiridou
Collage Backgrounds | 02 by Zinia Amoiridou
Collage Backgrounds | 02 by Zinia Amoiridou

In this class you'll learn:

  • How to create stunning background designs with simple shapes and easy steps.
  • Make use of your patterned paper stash and scraps of any size.
  • Ideas for embellishing these backgrounds without overpowering them.
  • Have fun, get crafty, and use up your patterned paper stash!

Collage Backgrounds

on bigpictureclasses.com

Join me and get motivated to create stunning collage backgrounds inspired by quilt designs. Using materials already in your paper stash, create unique foundations by mixing colors and patterns in new ways. You’ll love the results! 

Collage Backgrounds by Zinia Amoiridou
Collage Backgrounds by Zinia Amoiridou
Collage Backgrounds by Zinia Amoiridou
Collage Backgrounds by Zinia Amoiridou

In this class you'll learn:

  • How to create stunning background designs with simple shapes and easy steps.
  • Tips for mixing colors and patterns.
  • Ideas for embellishing these backgrounds without overpowering them.
  • Have fun, get crafty, and use up your patterned paper stash!

Mixed Media Texture

on bigpictureclasses.com

Just add texture! I’m here to share tried and true techniques for taking your projects to the next level. You’ll explore resist techniques, pastes and gels and more as you get messy and experiment with artsy techniques that are perfect for scrapbooking, cardmaking and art journaling.

Mixed Media Texture by Zinia Amoiridou
Mixed Media Texture by Zinia Amoiridou
Mixed Media Texture by Zinia Amoiridou
Mixed Media Texture by Zinia Amoiridou

In this class you'll learn:

  • Fun techniques to add texture that can be applied to any type of craft project.
  • Tips and tricks along the way to help you avoid huge messes.
  • Ways to incorporate common materials that you can find around your house.
  • Details about gels and pastes.
  • How to have fun with your supplies and create something you love.

Art Journaling from Sketches

on bigpictureclasses.com

Looking for some art journal inspiration? In this class we explore how useful sketches can be when creating art journal pages! I’ll show how to use sketches of any kind—scrapbook, card, or pocket page—to spark your creativity and inspire new techniques. You’ll learn loads of tips and tricks for altering existing sketches to fit your needs and creating your own so you can always be creating!

Art Journaling from Sketches by Zinia Amoiridou
Art Journaling from Sketches by Zinia Amoiridou
Art Journaling from Sketches by Zinia Amoiridou
Art Journaling from Sketches by Zinia Amoiridou

In this class you'll learn:

  • Use scrapbook sketches to inspire your art journal pages.
  • “Art-lift” your older projects to create new ones.
  • How to use art journal sketches (along with 18 original sketches to try).
  • Create your own sketches to use in art journaling.