General Announcements

New Workshop – I’m teaching with Sketchbook Skool!

I’m so excited to tell you that I will be teaching with Sketchbook Skool for their new online workshop Mixed Media Journaling! I will be joining 3 other amazing teachers – Mary Beth Shaw, Seth Apter, and Kecia Deveney for this 4 week course that begins on November 11th. Check out the gorgeous promo video and sign up HERE today!

For those of you who know Sketchbook Skool, you know it is THE place to learn about the art of drawing and sketching. This new course focuses on creating from a mixed media slant, and wow it is really nicely done – they know how to film and produce top quality videos and this is no exception. It also includes an emphasis on community, so in addition to learning, you will enjoy interacting as well.

Come join us for this online course with a focus on mixed media and enjoy learning from teachers who are both fun and inspiring. Sign up HERE.

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NEW Online Workshop: Artful Adventures with Andy Warhol

Today my newest online workshop Artful Adventures with Andy Warhol goes on sale on my website!

Get ready to go on an Artful Adventure with us! Through 4 lessons you’ll learn a variety of fun and clever ways to translate some of Warhol’s signature artistic moves, to help you add new elements to your art journaling and artwork.

Sign up NOW to enjoy great pricing: Early Bird pricing – 25% off the regular price of $39, so just $29.25!!! – now through Monday October 7th.

Check out the promo video:

Sign up now through Monday, October 7 and get the workshop for just $29.25. Throughout the workshop I show you ways to pull off Warhol style elements without fancy equipment so you can combine it with your own artmaking practices and style. Collage, making multiples of images, portraiture, and stamp carving are all explored in the lessons. If you are ready for another Artful Adventure, this is the perfect workshop for you! Sign up TODAY

The Artful Adventures workshop series will introduce you to master artists from around the world and throughout history, and through their techniques and style inspire YOUR art journaling and artmaking. Check out Artful Adventures with Joan Miró for another fun workshop in this series.

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NEW Online Workshop Starts TODAY: Artful Adventures with Joan Miro

Are you joining us for an Artful Adventure? Today my newest online workshop Artful Adventures with Joan Miró begins with the first lesson.

TODAY is also the last day for Early Bird pricing – 25% off the regular price of $39, so just $29.25!!! – now through 11:59pm tonight, Monday September 16thSign up NOW!

Check out the promo video and sign up HERE:

I hope you come along as we seek inspiration from one of my favorite artists: Joan Miró. Through 6 lessons you’ll learn a variety of unique ways to translate some of his signature artistic moves, to help you add new elements to your work and to enhance its meaning. Join us!

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Announcing a NEW Online Workshop: Artful Adventures with Joan Miro

Today my newest online workshop Artful Adventures with Joan Miró goes on sale on my website!

Get ready to go on an Artful Adventure with us! Through 6 lessons you’ll learn a variety of unique ways to translate some of Miró’s signature artistic moves, to help you add new elements to your work and to enhance its meaning.

Sign up NOW to enjoy great pricing: Early Bird pricing – 25% off the regular price of $39, so just $29.25!!! – now through Monday September 16th when the workshop officially begins.

Check out the promo video:

Sign up now through Monday, September 16 and get the workshop for just $29.25. Throughout the workshop I show you ways to pull artistic ideas from Miró and how to integrate those elements with your style and make them your own. If you are looking for a creative adventure this fall, this is the perfect workshop for you! Join us!

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Nat’s Creative Squad – Introducing our NEW Members

Hello my friends – today we have some VERY exciting news. We have been waiting anxiously to spill the beans here and now is the time: We have 2 new Creative Squad members that we are so happy to welcome to the team and introduce today!!!

Welcome to Linda Edkins Wyatt and Nicole Watson! We put the call out last month for new Creative Squad members and Linda and Nicole blew us away with their creativity, unique styles, and engagement with their fans on social media. And now we are super stoked to have them on Nat’s Creative Squad.

Here’s a little more about the newbies, and a reintroduction to the rest of the awesome squad too :)  Don’t forget to tune into the blog on Tuesdays for projects and tutorials from Nat’s Creative Squad. You can also explore squad members current and past on the Creative Squad page.


 

Linda comes to us from New York, NY and you can check her out on her website here. And here is a little bio from her:

Linda Edkins Wyatt has been drawing, painting, sewing, and crafting as long as she can remember. She has spent most of her career in commercial design areas: first working as a textile print stylist in the fashion industry, and later, as a magazine and newspaper layout designer. Over the years, she explored painting, weaving, pottery, sculpture and other art forms and finally, in 2006, discovered mixed media and knew she had found her niche. Linda, who teaches monthly classes at The Ink Pad NYC, never tires of experimenting with new materials and techniques, and loves to incorporate vintage and recycled materials into her artwork.

Nicole is coming from Texas, you can check out her here on her website. Here is her bio:

Hi! I’m Nicole Watson, a Midwest girl who married a Southern boy now living in Austin, Texas. Art has always been part of me … from collecting random bits of paper at a young age, to selling my first painting in high school, then discovering mixed media while studying art and design in college. Other stops along my art journey include scrapbooking, card making, freelance photography, and layout/graphic design. Creating in my studio and sharing my work with others gives me life, purpose, and is healing to my soul.

Jennifer from West Virginia has been with the squad for 2 years and you can learn all about her here on her website. Her bio is:

Jennifer Gallagher is an artist and art instructor currently living in West Virginia with her husband and two sons. She has been involved in the arts her entire life in one way or another. After studying fashion in college, Jennifer found herself drawn to new art forms and techniques. She now enjoys painting, collage, art journaling, and mixed media. Geometric shapes and patterns are her greatest source of inspiration and joy.

Maura from Upstate New York has been with us since January 2018 and you can check her out more here on her website. Here is her bio:

Maura Hibbitts – “I’ve joyously jumped to the right side of my brain to play with color and work in mixed media, sometimes with a steampunk twist, since retiring from teaching science. I’m back to being that kid that sat under the backyard tree and drew for hours. I enjoy life with my family in the Adirondack region of New York, love to travel, read, garden and still find myself fascinated by clouds and rocks from my years of teaching earth science.”

And finally Judi Kauffman – our part time squad member who comes to us from Maryland. Judi likes to fly a little below the radar so you can learn all about her here on my blog post interview with her.

Please check out our Creative Squad posts each Tuesday for fun projects and inspiring techniques – there is always something new from this amazing gang and we are so happy to have them!

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  • Jackie P Neal

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    Huge Congratulations to new team members Linda and Nicole!!
    Can’t wait to see what creations your muses unleash ladies!
    I have been a huge fan of Linda’s since I met her online years ago! I have always loved her mixed media projects as well as her fabric designs and am looking forward to what she will create with you and your team Nathalie!
    Congrats to everyone!
    Jackie xo

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  • Jill McDowell

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    Congratulations Linda and Nicole! Looking forward to seeing your creative takes with Nat’s products. Super exciting news.

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Help Nat Move SALE in the Shop

I’m packing up my whole studio for our big move, so that means it is time for a SALE in my online shop! You can help me move :)

Just use the coupon code MOVENAT for 25% off all physical products (excludes sale items) now through September 9th at 11:59pm EST.

Artwork, stencils, rubber stamps, foam stamps, mixed media chips, mugs, destash items, and my book are all part of the sale. I would love to pack them up and send them to you!!!

Shop the sale and save BIG – I don’t usually offer 25% off but this is a special occasion :)

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I’m Teaching in Wanderlust 2020!

I’m super excited to tell you that I am one of the Wanderlust 2020 teachers!!! Wanderlust 2020 is 61 mixed-media lessons, all downloadable and yours to keep forever. Plus handouts, community, private group and a whole bunch of bonuses which are available as soon as you sign up. All this for only $99 US (making each lesson only $1.60!). It starts on the 3rd of January, but it’s worth signing up now as we have a special price for the first 2000 Adventurers – after that it goes up to $175 so this is an excellent deal. Head to the website to find out all about it and to get in at this amazing $99 price!!! Learn all about Wanderlust and sign up HERE.

Who is the lineup of teachers this time? Take a look:

So many talented artists and people I just love to work with. So I hope you take a minute to check out what Wanderlust is all about HERE

We welcome all types of Adventurers for this artistic journey! Maybe you enjoy crafting but would like to move on to more advanced techniques that use paints and other mediums. Maybe you feel stuck in your own style or in the techniques you use on a daily basis. Maybe you want to introduce more variety and excitement into your artmaking. Or maybe you just need extra support and motivation to create. Well, EVERYONE is welcome!

Join in on the fun. Classes begin January 3rd, 2020. See you in Wanderlust :)

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Call for NEW Creative Squad Members!

Creative Squad Call!

Our current Creative Squad is in search of 2 new members. Read on and let us know if we should be looking at YOU. International applications are welcome so come one, come all!

Do YOU fit the bill???

+ Are you a Mixed Media Artist, Art Journal Maven or Card Maker Extraordinaire with a unique style and a passion for creativity?
+ Do you love to use stamps and stencils in your work and love to try new techniques and media?
+ Do you love to share your projects on social media and engage with other artists?

If the answer is yes, yes, yes, we are looking to fill some spots on our n*Studio Creative Squad and would love to hear from you! 

How to Apply:

Email nat(at)nathaliesstudio.com with “Creative Squad Submission” as the subject. Please include:

1. Full name, email address, links to social media sites/blog/website where we can see your work
2. A couple sentence bio or description of your work
3. 4-5 low res images of your work that best represent your style

Enter by August 10, 2019  :)

What exactly does a Creative Squad member do?

As a Creative Squad member for Nathalie’s Studio you will serve a 6-month term beginning 10/1/2019. As part of the Creative Squad, you will receive a variety of Nathalie’s Studio products. You will create one project per month, using specified products or groups of products and inspired by a monthly theme. You will be featured once a month on the nStudio blog, Facebook page, and Nat’s Creative Squad Instagram page, and you will be part of an amazing team of artists with a legacy of awesomeness!

Don’t be shy, apply today – we would love to see how you are rocking your creativity!

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Online Workshop Sale

Guess what? I am having an Online Workshop Sale! Right now all my online workshops are 15% off here on my website. This is your chance to use the last of summer to get back into some art making.

The sale runs through August 4th at 11:59pm EST and includes both project and technique workshops. AND if you purchase BYO Art Journal, Trace Transfer Transform, and Acrylic Ink during the sale, you can save an additional $10. You just have to enter the coupon code BIGTHREE when you check out (previous purchases do not apply).

BYO Art Journal will help you build your very own art journal from scratch – you will make covers, inside pages, bind it together, and then fill it. Yes, all that – WOW! This is how I make most of my art journals now and it is definitely a fun and satisfying skill to have.

Trace Transfer Transform will teach you various techniques for introducing images into your art journal from photographic and magazine sources. Then by transforming these tracings and transfers, you will learn to integrate them into your unique style of creating.

Acrylic Ink will walk you through the basics and all the way to some more advanced techniques with one of my favorite mediums. Get inspired to use acrylic ink more in your mixed media!

In addition to these 3 great online workshops, there is my perennial favorite Art Journaling Demystified or if you want to apply some mixed media techniques to a project on canvas, there is Season Canvas Fall.

I hope you join us in some of these and use your final weeks of summer to get back to your art journal, crafting and creating. Check it out HERE. Remember: sale ends at 11:59pm on August 4th, 2019.

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