Posts filed under: In the Studio

In the Studio

My studio is filled with color, paints, plants, and cats! This creative haven is my place to create, dream, and play.

Joining the Dots

Published in the Fibre Arts Take Two Student Exhibition Catalog! Fibre Arts Take Two is a wonderful company from Australia. They offer very professionally produced online classes. I have taken several and am always impressed by the beautiful videography, abundant... Read More

Society 6

Visit my new artist’s shop on Society 6! If you are not familiar with them, it’s a print on demand company dedicated to showcasing artists. Artist, illustrators, photographers, and graphic designers are all welcome to create a shop with their... Read More

Published in Uppercase!

I was so thrilled to be published in Uppercase magazine’s newsletter! I submitted art for an upcoming article called Revisit/Review/Remix/Revise. The next day my submission was in the newsletter. And yes, I might have done a little happy dance… Uppercase... Read More

Junk Journal

What do you do with all the stacks of paper that pile up in the studio? Make a junk journal! I got this idea from a course with Laura Horn (http://laurahornart.com). Her online courses are great and got me through... Read More

Artist Trading Cards

Upcycle Your Art! As a mixed media artist, I tend to accumulate a lot of STUFF. Old paintings need to be cut up. There are piles of paper from other projects that are too good to throw away. And this... Read More

Museum Postcards

One of my favorite things in the world is to visit an art museum. I’ve been lucky to travel in the US and Europe to see, absorb and be humbled by hundreds of beautiful paintings and sculptures. While I love... Read More

Artist Trading Cards-Tiny Pleasures

Artist Trading Cards or ATCs originated in 1997 in Switzerland. Artist M.V. Stirnemann exhibited a collection of his own ATCs and encouraged artists to take one of his and replace it with their own. Traditionally, the Artist Trading Card is... Read More

Recycling -The Creative Solution to Unsuccessful Paintings

It happens to all of us- a painting just doesn’t work, or you don’t like it or it isn’t what you envisioned. One solution is to flip it over and use the back of the paper. Or, you can recycle/repurpose... Read More

Faux Postage

As a collage artist, I tend to accumulate lots of paper scraps and some of them are just too precious to throw away. So I use these to make faux postage. This tiny format is so much fun and really... Read More