I’m often asked how I decide on my color schemes. I wish I had a more acceptable answer but the truth is that I don’t give color any thought.
Tag Archives: mixed media
The Journey of a Journal Spread
It’s fun to watch a journal spread evolve from a blank page of paper to becoming a work of art that evokes an emotion.
A Scrappy Bookmark
Inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s shadow box card technique, I made this collapsible bookmark using “scraps” of Dura-lar paintings. The base and the top are both made from Grafix Dura-lar, a heat-resistant polyester film that is a mix of acetate and mylar. I love its translucency and durability for both gel plate printing and alcohol inkContinue reading “A Scrappy Bookmark”
Paint for Your Self
When you give yourself the permission to enjoy painting for the sake of, a new story unfolds on canvas — one that may surprise you as well.
Mixed Media Inspiration
I am demystifying mixed media one project at a time and hope that the insights you glean from this post will inspire you to take the plunge.
10 minutes is all you need
Give yourself 10 minutes of art every day and you’ll notice the benefits of this instant therapy spilling over into other areas of your life.
A Summer Birthday Wish
Colorado Craft Company has another beautiful release and I am excited to share a card I made for my best friend’s birthday! She’s a summer baby and loves splashing around the pool, so imagine my delight when I saw this stamp—couldn’t be more perfect! Initially my idea was to make this a shaker card butContinue reading “A Summer Birthday Wish”
Let Loose With Mixed Media
Inviting you to join me on this creative journey where you won’t just learn to play freely, but rediscover the artist within you.
A Quick Mixed Media Demo
Sharing how easy it is to create single-layer mixed media pieces with a handful of tools in the same amount of time it takes to cook pasta!
Mixed Media in under 20 minutes
Mixed media doesn’t have to be complicated to look complex. I break it down step-by-step to show you just how easy and fun it can be.