ATCs For the Letter S

Remember that Facebook group I told you about called ATC Trades and Jams? Well they just ran a Letter S ATC Swap and I participated. Just sent my two ATCs off on their way to Michigan this morning. And they were so much fun to make! I pulled a bunch of supplies together and I… Continue Reading


Acrylic Play

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Working with acrylics is not my favorite thing to do. I like using them on a gelli plate and making prints, but painting backgrounds with acrylic? Well, I’d rather use watercolor. Hahaha! But I do think they turned out rather cool! Want to see? This is what I ended up with. I was shooting for… Continue Reading


Carol Boss, You’re the Best!

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Carol Boss, Marketing Services Manager for Hahnemühle USA, you are the absolute best! Most of you have been reading, and are familiar with, my product review posts for Hahnemühle. I know that many of you are now using Hahnemühle product because of those reviews. Well, there are actually four of us reviewers that have become… Continue Reading


More Inkredible Ink Backgrounds

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Someone asked me yesterday about Jane Davenport’s Inkredible Inks and how they compare with Dylusions Ink Sprays. There is no comparison. Dylusions will win hands down every time. You just can’t beat the bold, bright, beautiful colors of Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions! With that being said, if Jane’s inks are more readily available to you, they… Continue Reading



Dry Technique With Inkredible Inks from Jane Davenport

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It took a lot of work to reach this point of doneness – hahaha! – with this piece of watercolor ink art. A couple days ago, I walked you through two projects with Jane Davenport’s Inkredible Inks using an ink into water technique. The results were wonderful! Let’s see what happens if we ditch the… Continue Reading


Tangle Starts Does the Work For You

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Have you ever wished you could make a color background like this but were just too anxious to try? Didn’t have the supplies? Didn’t know where to begin? Good news – I have already done the work for you! Let me show you what I mean. This book published a little over a year ago…. Continue Reading


Let’s Make a Heat Ring

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One of my favorite things to do when working with inks and water is to make heat rings! See that red area and how the color is blown out into a circle around it? I call those heat rings. I may have made up the name because I’ve never heard anyone else call them that…. Continue Reading


My 1,000th Post!

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My 1,000th post! That is incredible! The bulk of my posts were on the old blogger site, but they were all moved over to this new web site by the awesome web master at Host Designs. Yay!!! I didn’t lose anything. All the old posts are sorted out into those categories you see at the… Continue Reading


From Gelli Pulls to ATCs

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On Facebook there is a group called ATCs Trades and Jams. I joined it a couple months ago and have participated in a couple swaps. I just completed my third one. Let me show you. The theme of this swap was the Letter C. My first thought was cookie and cat. And I figured everyone… Continue Reading