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Timeless Layout Techniques with Shimelle Laine

Mini Class
Finding inspiration for scrapbook layout designs will be easier than it's ever been after you discover page composition with Shimelle Laine! Enroll today to learn beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques for creating scrapbook pages that have all the right elements in all the right places without ever looking unfinished or overdone! Full Description.
Students: 3,665
Price: $5.99
Sale Price: FREE

Lessons

Lesson 1: The Power of the Left Hand Corner

Have you ever struggled with what goes where on your layout? Then you won't want to miss this! Join the whimsical and talented Shimelle Laine for this helpful step-by-step tutorial on scrapbook page composition! You'll learn how to set up your scrapbook page for the best possible visual flow and also get a firsthand look at Shimelle's collection, Never Grow Up for American Crafts.

Lesson 2: The Rule of Thirds and Junction Points

Did you know that mathematics has a place in scrapbooking? Take your seat at the head of the class and join Professor Shimelle for this lesson about dividing your 12" x 12" page into quadrants for a fabulous look on your finished project. Learn about the best places on the page to place your focal point, the rule of thirds when choosing accents, and even a fun hack for using paper pieces that aren't quite the right size or shape!

Lesson 3: Follow the Flow of Diagonal Lines

This final lesson from Shimelle discusses the importance of diagonal lines in your finished pages. But wait! These aren't lines you design - they're lines that your eyes follow on the page! To ensure all of your elements make sense on the page, Shimelle shows you how to set up the right diagonal flow of your photos, titles, journaling, and embellishments that results in an incredible layout composition you're going to love!

Class Details

Finding inspiration for scrapbook layout designs will be easier than it's ever been after you discover page composition with Shimelle Laine! Enroll today to learn beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques for creating scrapbook pages that have all the right elements in all the right places without ever looking unfinished or overdone! You'll hear all about the best places on the page to add your photos, paper strips, embellishments, accents, and titles, and even some little hints for making sure everything is exactly where you want it. Shimelle showcases two of her collections for American Crafts and shows you how to work with coordinating colors to bring everything together into a beautiful finished page.

Projects From This Class

About the Teacher

Shimellelaine

Shimelle Laine grew up in Kansas City and currently resides in London where she studied English Literature at the University of Sussex. She is a signature designer for American Crafts; the Shimelle collection shows off her love for retro design, travel, and books. Formerly she was a secondary school English teacher and currently loves teaching online scrapbook classes, journaling and crafting classes.