Category Archives: acrylic paints

Drawing on Rocks

My word for this year is expand – expand as in being open to other art and other substrates besides fabric. You know how I love to draw mandalas. I also love rocks and petroglyphs. I’ve been wanting to put … Continue reading

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First attempts at stamp carving

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at stamp carving for a long time. My friend and fellow artist, Lisa Chin, has been carving some lovely stamps. Check out her video on this topic. I’ve had the supplies for several … Continue reading

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One Little Tag: March Dots

As I mentioned in this post, I’ve taken up this year-long challenge to create a tag a day. Well, I’ve not done real well on creating one daily. I’ve revised my challenge to at least do some tags a month, … Continue reading

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Round Gelatin Prints

Yesterday I showed you my “new” round permanent gelatin printing plate remelted from the one I made in December. If you missed that post, here is the link to the recipe to make your own. So today I wanted to … Continue reading

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Our 2013 Christmas Ornaments

One of our traditions during the holidays is to make each other an ornament. Dave started this on our very first Christmas in 2005 when we were dating. I blogged about this tradition last year. This year I used my … Continue reading

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How to: Making Stencil Masks From Stamped Images

I was on a stencil making frenzy the other day. I wanted to make stencils with my Silhouette Portrait out of some of my wood printing block and potato masher images. Since I love thoseĀ  images, making stencils out of … Continue reading

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More marbling madness

Well, my three-week fabric marbling class is over. It’s been fun to work with that great group of gals. The last session we focused on traditional patterns using rakes, but really they could do whatever they wanted. I’ll show you … Continue reading

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Getting ready for my marbling class

I’m teaching/facilitating a fabric marbling class at East Branch Library that starts today. I am SO excited to introduce ten talented creative women to marbling – one of my present addictions. If you’ve just dropped by, check out this post, … Continue reading

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April Calendar Journal Completed

I’ve really enjoyed my monthly art calendar journal. I wasn’t sure when I started this back in January if I would keep it up, but I have. Here is my completed April Journal. I found I really enjoyed the larger … Continue reading

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Intuitive Art Class

Ronda and Teresa’s Intuitive Art Class at East Branch Library is over. We finished up the four-session class last Monday. As I mentioned in this post I was feeling way out of my comfort zone. First if all I’ve never … Continue reading

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