Watercolor Flowers – A Learning Process

Joanne Sharpe is teaching an online class now called 2019 Artfully Inspired Life. It is a year long class, with a specific set of lessons for each of the twelve months. You get the monthly lessons on the first and you have all month to complete the work. And you can jump in and start… Continue Reading


Ken Oliver, Dylusions and Hahnemühle

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Lately l have been playing with liquid watercolor, trying some old techniques and some new techniques. Seeing what works and what doesn’t. Yesterday I pulled out a couple bottles of Ken Oliver’s Liquid Watercolor and I want to show you what I did with them. This project began in my Report & Art Book from… Continue Reading


Some of My Bible Journaling

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I wanted to share a little of the Bible journaling I’ve been doing lately. I mentioned washi tape a few days ago and I had comments asking for other ways to use washi in a Bible. One way is included in this post. I used a strip of washi tape to mark the first page… Continue Reading


Avery Elle Liquid Watercolor

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I’ve been wanting to try Avery Elle’s line of liquid watercolors and I finally purchased a few bottles to try. And I’d been wanting to try some wet media in my Hahnemühle Report & Art Book, so this was the perfect time. Do you remember my color book where I keep my colors organized? I… Continue Reading


Schmincke and Hahnemühle

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My favorite brand of watercolors hands down is Schmincke. True, I haven’t tried every brand out there, but for what I do and the ones I’ve tried – you just can’t beat Schmincke. And when you pair them with Hahnemühle papers – nothing is prettier! I began with a Bamboo Mixed Media tile from Hahnemühle…. Continue Reading


Playing With Dylusions Ink Sprays

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I make a lot of art with Dylusions Ink Sprays. They are definitely the one art product I could not work without. This week I tried something a little different with them. I am not sure why I thought about this. It is a technique I use with water based markers and ink pads, but… Continue Reading


Tissue Paper Backgrounds

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The I Dare You! prompt in Tangle All Around this week is to make colorful backgrounds using tissue paper. (I posted a tutorial here.) I remember how much fun it was to make these backgrounds the first time, so I pulled out my tissue paper and played again. I bought this tissue paper on Amazon…. Continue Reading


Moving On From Acrylics

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So excited! February’s lessons for the 2019 Artfully Inspired Life should be live now. Yayay!!! I believe we move on to watercolor backgrounds and I am so much more in love with those! These acrylic backgrounds are so hit and miss. I do six and maybe almost like one. I know part of the class… Continue Reading


Organized Color

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Let’s talk color. I guess I should be ashamed to say how much color product I have on hand. In my defense, I do use it. All the time! I am so about the color – as you have probably already figured out. I have been referred to as the Queen of Color for several… Continue Reading


Have You Sent Me Your Tangles?

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Putting out the call one more time before I seriously get down to work on this new book. So I had a great idea to make one book that contains all my tangle patterns and all of Christine and Sandra’s patterns as well. Then I got the idea to invite my Facebook group Tangle All… Continue Reading