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Creative Ice Breaker – Morning Art Journal Play Video IV

Written by Nathalie Kalbach. Posted in Art Journal, Creative Ice Breaker

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In the mornings I play in my art journal to get myself into the creative groove and break the ice – so to speak- and get ready to paint. I recorded and fast forwarded my morning ritual for this video – and hope you enjoy it. Take it as what it is – a morning art journal play- not a tutorial 🙂 – BTW- I had to buy a new camera and as you might see, I am still trying to get used to it. I learned a lot about it during the video- so bear with me on the bit of a weirdo-focus-color-format journey in this video – I promise it will be better next time.

Creative Ice Breaker VIDEO IV July 31, 2016 from Nathalie Kalbach on Vimeo.

Here are the supplies I have used in my Creative Ice Breaker video above – some links are affiliate links.

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Please note: Some links on this blog are affiliate links for which I receive a small percentage of any sales generated by the link.

Don’t forget that this is the last day of the Blogiversary SALE with 20% off of online workshops (like Creative Jumpstart 2016), DVDs, and select items (including all the stampsandstencils) from the n*Store online.  The sale prices are reflected in the store now.

Happy Blogiversary sale

I hope you enjoyed the video 🙂 Have a wonderful and creative day

Nat

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  • Kathy Gledsdale

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    I could not believe it when you started putting gesso over that lovely background, I was almost shouting at the screen, but what a lovely page you created and how wrong I was, gorgeous.

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      LOL- Kathy-I didn’t know I could make you almost shout at the screen 😉 glad you still liked the page. Honestly I liked the background too but I was thinking- ah let’s roll with it 🙂

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Creative Ice Breaker – Morning Art Journal Play Video III

Written by Nathalie Kalbach. Posted in Art Journal, Creative Ice Breaker

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In the mornings I play in my art journal to get myself into the creative groove and break the ice – so to speak- and get ready to paint. I recorded and fast forwarded my morning ritual for this video – and hope you enjoy it. Take it as what it is – a morning art journal play- not a tutorial 🙂

Creative Ice Breaker III July 9 2016 from Nathalie Kalbach on Vimeo.

And here is the page you see in the video:

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Here are the supplies I have used in my Creative Ice Breaker video above – some links are affiliate links.

SuppliesCJS

Please note: Some links on this blog are affiliate links for which I receive a small percentage of any sales generated by the link.

I hope you enjoyed the video 🙂 Have a wonderful and creative day

Nat

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  • ruthie

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    how do you contain the spray on the Liquitex sprays? I must be doing something wrong. I love your use of the layered stencils and stamps….I’ve really grown to love the elephant set and use it a lot of the time.

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      Nathalie Kalbach

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      Hi Ruthie, I shake the bottle at least a minute before using it and make sure that the nozzle is free of spray. I usually have no problem with it, unless there is some dried in areas around the nozzle. Do you have that problem with all sprayers and caps? I also find that it is easier to control if you are a further away. If you are spraying very close you are spraying very forcefully to one spot but it will result in a big blot rather than a fine mist. I hope this helps a bit 🙂 Glad you hear you love the elephant set- share with me some time what you did with it 🙂

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  • Susan Schultheis

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    Had so much fun watching your vid today. Music fit perfect.LOL
    I just have to get the elephant set now. Thanks.

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      Nathalie Kalbach

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      🙂 thank you Susan – glad you enjoyed the music and video and the elephants 🙂

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  • Joi @RR

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    Almost looks like your little elphant is smiling – SUNSHINE family!!! Wonderful as always Nat. Thanks bunches for making my day! Xj.

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  • Jean Goza

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    Just the motivation I needed this morning. Thanks for sharing.
    Jean

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      Nathalie Kalbach

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      YEahh – so glad it got you motivated- hope you had a fun day!!

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  • Debbie

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    Nat, I love these little videos and I hope you’ll keep them coming! Makes me want to play in my journal right now!

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Photos of Art Journaling Live 3

Written by Nathalie Kalbach. Posted in Art Journal, Mixed Media Workshop

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Last week I went to Arlington, Texas to teach together with MaryBeth Shaw, Jodi Ohl and Gina Rossi Armfield an Art Journaling Live Class which was recorded and will be available as DVDs and Video Download at the end of November this year.

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I started with some Creative Icebreaker techniques and lot’s of visual and actual texture.

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And it was fun to see what the amazing students created in this 1 1/2 hour with me.

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All the while Aaron was being serious and filming everyone and everything 😉

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Here is Amy Jones, our wonderful producer and you can see Jeannine Stein the editor of Cloth Paper Scissors doing fun stuff with Jodi in the background.

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And here is Jodi showing off her hands to proof she painted

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My favorite part of the day was that after I was done with my teaching, I got to play along in all the other classes and below you see what I did in Jodi’s fantastic class …I changed her awesome whimsical birds and fish up a bit and out came: Botox fish – I love them- they crack me up 🙂

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Here is a view of the classroom.

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And the amazing MaryBeth Shaw – so good to spend time with her too

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and take her amazing layering and stencil class

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I realize, I do not have a photo of Gina- grrr- but she was sitting right next to me

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and she taught a really really wonderful watercolor class which makes me want to do more with watercolors!!!

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And here we are – all four of us – relieved and happy that we made it- and super thankful for all the wonderful and talented students we spent time with on that day.

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I will keep you updated on the DVD and Video Download but meanwhile you can check out the ones from last year and some others I did


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  • Sue Clarke

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    Botox fish…LOL.
    Great pic of the 4 of you at the end of the post!

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  • Denise Spillane

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    Hi, it was such a fun day and wonderful seeing you. It’s fun to see the pictures. Would it be okay to “borrow” the first and last pictures for my blog. I will include a link to yours.

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      Nathalie Kalbach

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      Hi Denise- so good to see you again- and of course you can use the pix !!!! have a wonderful weekend!!!!

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      • Denise

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        Thank you Nathalie. You are the best.

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  • Joi @RR

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    ADORE your botox fish Nat. Hehehhehehe – made my day!!!!

    And what a wonderful array of FABULOUS photos. I loved seeing EVERY one of them. And the last one of the four of you together is so perfect. How fun that you not only got to teach but had some fun learning time too!

    Thank you sooo much for sharing your journey. XXj.

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  • stephanie

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    looks like it was fab!

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