Gulfsprite's Art Journal is the virtual classroom of artist and instructor Christy Sobolewski aka 'Gulfsprite'.

Here you will find eCourses covering a variety of mixed-media and art journaling topics. I also teach you how to paint a variety of different styles of whimsical painted faces, create art journals from scraps and other upcycled materials and much more.

All available classes [both paid and free] are listed above under 'Available Classes'. Once you are signed in as a member you will automatically have access to the free classes plus any classes you have purchased under the 'Your Classes' link at the top of the page.

A little bit about me:

Artist. Painter. Teacher. A maker and filler of art journals. Vegan for the animals. Mother of an amazing woman and Grandmother of two awesome little humans. I am openly progressive and an atheist. I rescue animals when I am not painting. Talk about all of the things in my Sprite's group here, give as generously to others as I have received in this life. And yes, I crochet ;P

Classes: 2018 Teaching Schedule

For anyone wanting to know what classes I will be teaching in the future I have create a teaching schedule page on my website.


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Water Based Mixed-Media Faces

I don’t wanna play with acrylics anymore. And other happy thoughts!


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Want To Collaborate With Me?

Have a planner or art journal and want [or already do] make videos?


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Gulfsprite Style | Video

I paint a lot for teaching purposes. But it isn’t always in my personal style.


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Mixed-Media Layered Pages

Layers, my first love.


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Drawing & Painting Faces

Want to learn to draw and paint faces like me?


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Collage + Paint

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.


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