“Dream” A Journal Page

There are times when I need to put aside life and unwind, becoming so engrossed in my art journal that time just passes by. When I am finished I feel revitalized, ready to take on life again! This journal page is entitled Dream. It really never took me long. It just kind of fell out.... Continue Reading →

Encaustic Collage

I recently enrolled in an online class by Kasia Avery over at Every Thing Art. The course was on Encaustic Collage and Image Transfer. Not only was this class awesome, but it was also totally free! Kasia explained the basics of encaustic art so well making it seem like something anyone can do. I dug... Continue Reading →

Entwine – A Life Book Lesson

I have been working through my Life Book 2020 lessons and really loved this particular lesson by Toni Burt. She made an air dry clay pot and took it one step further embellishing it with beads and wires. The result? Fabulous! In the lesson, the clay that was used behaves like ceramic clay. I, of... Continue Reading →

Make your own Christmas Tree

Hi and happy holidays! Tis the time to make Christmas ornaments for my home! Look at this gorgeous Christmas tree! Isn't it lovely? I made it with yarn and Mod Podge and then decorated with glitter and tiny styrofoam Christmas balls. This piece is the inspiration for all of you that want to make your... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Tree Canvas

Can you believe that Christmas is in the air already? It is amazing how quickly the year went! Well, being it is all about Christmas already, I decided to make a Christmas mixed media canvas for this month's design team post for Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog. The Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog... Continue Reading →

Caribbean Chicken

,Hello! For this months challenge at Creative Artiste Mixed Media, I am sharing a cute whimsical chicken I made with Creative Paperclay®. He is on holiday in the Caribbean! He is painted with acrylics and then embellished. Great news! I filmed the entire process and will be offering a class on Skillshare showing step by... Continue Reading →

#Purrfect

It was a daughters birthday this week and I really had no clue what to get her. She is not a typical teenager. Her pets are everything to her so I thought, hey a journal page would be good but I did not want to work on paper. I looked in my supplies cupboard and... Continue Reading →

A Mixed Media Jar

I recently made this mixed media jar as a gift for my daughter. She is all about upcycling and loves hand made gifts. This was perfect! It was very simple to make, much easier than it looks. I just decorated the jar, painted it with gesso and then added some spray inks. Voila! A beautiful... Continue Reading →

A Quick Canvas

Today I am sharing with you an upcycled canvas that I made forThe Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge. Look at all that scrumptious texture! It was a very simple project as the texture was already on the canvas, I just had to make it look pretty. I had covered this canvas with tissue paper a... Continue Reading →

A Fishy Canvas

Each month I prepare a mixed media piece for The Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge. The Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge Blog offers a monthly challenge for mixed media artists. The theme is anything goes, but you must always use more than one media. Their rules can be found here. It’s a great way to show your work... Continue Reading →

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