Design School 2

Head back to school—Design School! In this second installment of her popular class, Catherine Davis, Creative Director here at Studio Calico, is back sharing more scrapbook layout design ideas that “wow.” Get access to Catherine’s best photography tips and ideas for working with a kit. Taking concepts learned in the first Design School class, dive deeper by learning how to mix and match patterns, embellish from a design perspective, and how to use stamping to tell a visual story. In this class, Catherine will be using student photos for her projects to demonstrate how to address real-life design problems. At the end of this class, you’ll have the confidence to make design choices you’ll love and stay inspired to create gorgeous layouts!

Please note: This class originally ran in November of 2017. By enrolling now, you'll have access to all of the class material immediately and will be able to access the class message board to view previous comments. However, the message board and gallery will not be monitored by an instructor.

$20.00 $10.00

enrolling now through 01/02/2023

What you'll learn

  • Photography - Pick up tips for editing and cropping images, as well as choosing impactful photos for projects.
  • Working with a kit - Explore how to marry kit elements to create cohesive layouts that wow.
  • Pattern - Learn how to successfully mix and match patterns or create your own designs.
  • Embellishing - Approach the fun bits and pieces from kits in a way that takes the process from decorating a page to designing it.
  • Stamping - Review techniques and ideas for incorporating stamps to tell visual stories.

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Catherine Davis

Catherine Davis is the Creative Director at Studio Calico. She collaborates with designers and manufacturers to make sure new products are ones she can't wait to use herself. A veteran newspaper designer and Art Director, Catherine moved to Kentucky in 2014 with husband Jim and twin daughters, Maggie and Charlotte. When she’s not working or crafting, Catherine loves bargain shopping, Starbucks, and watching British costume dramas.

What comes with this class

  • 5 video lessons from Catherine, each exploring a different method for creating beautiful pages using her favorite design tips
  • 5 brand new layouts and multiple past layouts from Catherine, exemplifying her use of specific design methods
  • 10 layouts from contributors that share how they use these design methods in their work
  • Access to a class message board and gallery, where you can share and learn with your teacher, contributors, and fellow students 

The Best Classes, Available Anytime

Our classes bring together the best teachers and contributors in the business to provide exclusive learning content, tips, and techniques for papercrafting. The virtual classroom experience gives you tons of creative fuel and the option to learn what you want, when you want.

$20.00 $10.00

enrolling now through 01/02/2023