Collage Art, Step by Step

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Giveaway is now closed. Many of you are new readers and viewers of my art. Occasionally I want to bring back a post from several years ago and share techniques with you that I may not have touched on recently. Today’s post is one of those. I’d like to walk you through how I made… Continue Reading


Home Collage

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OK, so that’s not much of a preview picture but I can’t figure out how to make one any better. I am soooooo tired! Hahaha! Been battling the internet all day but I really want to get this posted while it seems to be working. This month’s lesson in 2019 Artfully Inspired Life has to… Continue Reading


Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint

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Does the name Dina Wakley make you smile? It does me! I equate Dina with color, paint, fun, bright, bold and beautiful! And when I saw she had just released six new acrylic colors I ran straight to Joggles to see. Maybe I should say I jogged to Joggles? Hahahahaha! Actually I will tell you… Continue Reading


Distress Oxide Spray and Hahnemühle Bamboo

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Just look at that preview photo! Isn’t that some gorgeous color? Ranger recently released a new product in the Tim Holtz line of distress colors and I want to tell you a little about it. You already know how much I love the distress ink pads, the distress stains, the distress paints and the distress… Continue Reading


2 Hahnemühle Birds With 1 Arteza Stone

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Cliché, is it not? That whole title thing? But so true. Today’s post shows the use of two very different Hahnemühle products with a new-to-me product from Arteza. Here we go. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw this photo a few days ago. Arteza is an art company that is growing by leaps… Continue Reading


Letraset Neon Markers

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My friend Sandy Hunter told me about some awesome fluorescent markers she likes to use and I right away ordered a small set to play with. I had a few minutes yesterday, so I pulled them out and gave them a go. Letraset Neon Markers. They come in several sets on Amazon, the one I… Continue Reading


Artist Shay Livenspargar

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California artist Shay Livenspargar has a passion for color. A passion for rich, beautiful, bright, bold, fabulous color. And even better than that – Shay wants to share her passion with others. You might be wondering what that means for you. Well, let me show you what it means for me. <3 It all started… Continue Reading


Alcohol Pearls Experiment

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At Creativation in January, Tim Holtz and Ranger announced a new alcohol ink product called Alcohol Pearls. The videos I saw about them showed the colors to be so beautiful and the shimmer so amazing that I just had to buy a few bottles to try for myself! (Of course!) They made things really easy… Continue Reading


Peerless Water Color Review

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I originally ran this product review on The Creator’s Leaf blog five years ago. Back in 2014. All the information is still pertinent and I still use the productthe exact same way. In fact, I am still using these exact same pieces of paper.Yep! It lasts that long. I first heard about Peerless Water Colors… Continue Reading


Hahnemühle’s Report & Art Book

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I love this Report & Art Book from Hahnemühle! I can do a lot of different types of art in one book and keep it all together! I am trying several things before I make a comprehensive review of the book but I thought I’d show you the piece I worked on yesterday. I was… Continue Reading