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A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 22 – Paper Clay

November 19, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at some things I’ve done with clay over the years. Sometimes I’ve used paper clay to make 3D elements for mixed media work and assemblage pieces. Other times I’ve created small clay bowls and plates using rubber stamps and foam stamps for texture and pattern. Read on … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 21 – Fall Play Dates

October 22, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at some fun fall play dates that Kim and I had back when we could get together in person and play with my stamps and stencils. Some of these are very seasonal (pumpkins) and others are just nice ideas for when you need an indoor activity to … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 20 – Fluorescent Colors

September 17, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at a color family that maybe has a bit of a bad reputation… but that can be so fun to use and definitely has the power to POP: Fluorescents! Love em or hate em, you can’t deny their ability to grab your attention. Below are some old … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 19 – Deck of Me

August 21, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at a project I did back in 2007 called Deck of Me. It was a challenge organized by Emily Falconbridge where we used a deck of playing cards as our artistic substrate and each day had a prompt to help guide us in creating a personalized deck. … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 18 – Inspired By Love

July 10, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at drawing inspiration from that universal emotion – Love. I like to use quotes for my art journaling because hey, sometimes a powerful quote exactly captures what I am feeling. Love is something that inspires me again and again and if you happen to look for quotes, … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 17 – Acrylic Spray Paint

June 19, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at one of my favorite mixed media supplies – Acrylic Spray Paint. I particularly love how you can layer and apply a veil of color with it, and it is so perfect with using stencils too. Below are 5 ways to experiment with Acrylic Spray Paint in … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 16 – Visual Texture

May 16, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at creating Visual Texture. This is one of my favorite tricks – creating the illusion of texture on a page using various tools and media. I love how you can fool the eye into thinking that an image or pattern has dimension to it, just by how it’s created. … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 15

April 17, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at Art Journal Flip Through videos! I’ve been art journaling for years and have filled up quite a few. It’s kinda neat looking back through the old ones and seeing how my style has evolved. CLick on the links to visit the original posts and watch the videos. … Continued

A Look Back – Cool Stuff You May Have Missed 14

March 19, 2020

A Look Back – This time I’m looking at Upcycled or Recycled Stuff – giving old things or maybe something you aren’t that keen on, a new life! I am a big fan or making use of things and not sending them to the landfill, and sometimes it can be a great creative exercise to give … Continued