A Pocket Palette full of watercolors sits on a sketchbook featuring a drawing of nustertiums growing from a seed.

Art Toolkit Workshops

Fostering Creativity with Anna Brones

Explore Your Creative Process

Fostering Creativity with Anna Brones

Online Workshop

Saturday, January 20th from 10am–12:30pm Pacific

Registration closes at noon the day before the workshop, or when the workshop is full.

Join us online on Saturday, January 20th from 10am–12:30pm Pacific for Fostering Creativity: Explore Your Creative Process with Anna Brones!

Winter is a time for hibernation, slowing down, and drawing inward. This season makes for a fantastic time to consider regenerating your creativity and building on your creative process.

In this workshop, Anna will guide participants in taking this regenerative season as a starting point for learning how to foster our own creativity and set the tone for the months ahead. Anna will support you in digging into the core elements of your creative process through reflective and visual prompts to better understand how it manifests in our everyday lives and how we can help it flourish!

How Our Workshops Work

When you register for a workshop, you will be invited to join the Art Toolkit Learning Community, where you can share your work and connect with other students.

In addition to the community space, each workshop has a dedicated area where you can post and read information specific to the workshop, and download supplemental materials such as reference images.

Our lessons are live streamed, which means you’ll need a computer or mobile device with access to the internet. If you’re not able to attend the live lesson, don’t worry! We send a link to a recording to all students, which will remain online for at least six months.

All Art Toolkit Workshops are listed in Pacific Time, so please double-check the start time and adjust for your timezone as necessary.

A hand holds up a black paper cut image of trees and swirls in the sky, behind it is blue sky with puffs of white cloud.
A hand holds a paper cut watercolor flowers, with a Pocket Palette filled with watercolor paints in the background.
Hands hold up a paper, with a cut out illustration of unfurling ferns, and the words: Creativity needs time to gently unfurl.
A Pocket Palette full of watercolors sits on a sketchbook featuring a drawing of nustertiums growing from a seed and the words: What will you plant? What will take not? What will begin to grow? What will flourish? What will expand and reach and twist and stretch into all the wild beauty that you create?
A black and white image of paper cut plant and animal shapes on square white pieces of paper.
Artwork by Anna Brones

Registration Details

This is an online workshop that requires a computer or mobile device with a reliable internet connection.

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About the Instructor

A woman in a colorful down vest opens a sketchbook on a beach in the Pacific Northwest.

Anna Brones is a writer, artist, and educator based in the Pacific Northwest. She works as a papercut artist, hand cutting illustrations from single pieces of paper, and is the author of several books including Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break and Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way. She produces Creative Fuel, a newsletter and podcast, and is the founder of Creative Fuel Collective. A believer in using creative practice to cultivate a sense of place and presence, she leads a variety of workshops, talks, and mentorship programs to help people deepen their connection to creativity.

An artist sites on a rock, dipping a paintbrush in a Pocket Palette.

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