Mixed Media ATCs


ATC Trades and Jams on Facebook is the happening place to be when it comes to ATC swaps. This month I signed up for three swaps. Let me show you what I did for the Any Kind of Mixed Media swap. You saw this a couple days ago as part of a gelli plate pull…. Continue Reading

Loosey Gooseys


Recently I purchased a set of Kelly Creates Aqua Brush Pens and I’m having a blast playing with them! This week I used them for Day 60 of The 100 Day Project! You may recall this post where I started with Kelly’s brush pens and some YouTangle.art Tiles from Hahnemühle. And you may recall this… Continue Reading

Gelli Plating – Done For Now


The past two days I have been talking about gelli plates and showing you how I break in a new one. For me it is all about the layers. Seriously. Hahaha! Think about all the layers you can build up in a mixed media piece. It is the same idea. In the last photo yesterday,… Continue Reading

Gelli Plating, Part 2


Yesterday, I started walking you through a few basic ways to use a gelli plate as I broke in a new one. Let’s pick right up where we left off. As a reminder, I do not clean my gelli plates. Some people do, I choose not to. I like all that leftover grunginess that makes… Continue Reading

Breaking in a Gelli Plate


Oooh! Isn’t that pretty! Today I am going to start walking you through the world of gelli plates. At least a little of what I know. There are so many ways you can make prints and so many ways to use the prints you make. But the most important point to remember is each print… Continue Reading

Week 8 is a Done Deal √


The 100 Day Project is in full swing and I am thankfully still hanging in there. Mostly. I am currently two days behind. I could count some of the color tiles I’ve been making but I really want to draw for each of the days. I am determined to do so. Let me show you… Continue Reading

Let’s Make Layers


I had been seeing all the beautiful Kelly Creates products online and thought it was time to try them out! I ordered a set of her beautiful Aqua Brush Pens when Blitsy was running a huge sell on them. Blitsy is a great way to find art supplies at an affordable price, as long as… Continue Reading

Arteza Fineliner Pens


A couple days ago, I was looking at the Arteza site online. Looking at their new brush markers and I came across something I had not thought about before. Some time back I purchased this set of Arteza Fineliner Pens. I have used them to tangle with a few times, but this time looking at… Continue Reading

No, It Is Not Still Snowing – hahaha!


Oh my word! That’s all I could think of to name this post. Hahahahahaha! Today I am pulling out an art journaling post from several years ago. Most of you are new readers since then – that was on an old blog. This should be new to you 🙂 . I was in an art… Continue Reading

Distress Inks and Tangles


An easy post today. Tim Holtz put out these tiny little Distress Ink pads. And by tiny I mean about one inch square. Perfect for small spaces and some quick color! Aren’t they cute? Hahaha! That is a 3.5″ square YouTangle.art Tile from Hahnemühle next to it. I just took the ink pad and rubbed… Continue Reading