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


Start the Year with Porter

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Can you believe it’s 2019 already? I can’t! This past year has just flown by. So many projects started. So many projects in various stages of completion. Hahahahaha! Here is one thing I did complete: This was a fun piece of art! And it came as a result of a new book I published in… Continue Reading


A Whole Lot of Diva Dance Rock ‘n Roll!

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Sounds like we are going to have a dance party with that post title! Hahahaha! So not having a dance party, sorry. Well, we could if you want to. I’m up for just about anything these days. But first, let me tell you about my Diva Dance rock ‘n roll art. Yep, that is the… Continue Reading



Tangling on Canson Fanboy Illustration Paper

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I love tangling large. Think 9″ x 12″ large. I don’t usually have the time because I keep so many irons in the fire all the time, but it is fun to have a large piece started that I can pull out from time to time and work on. My paper of choice for mindless… Continue Reading


Getting Sketchy on Facebook

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Each Saturday morning I make a post on Facebook about a prompt I call Getting Sketchy! Let me show you what I mean: I admin a tangle/art group called Tangle All Around. We have a load of members and one of the rules is – you have to be nice! Hahaha! not even kidding. Each… Continue Reading


String Time!

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It’s Thursday, so that means String Time in Tangle All Around! I combined my string time with Hahnemühle and Daler Rowney. Here, let me show you. I admin a Facebook group of super active tanglers. Each week I give them prompts to improve and stretch their tangle skills. Thursday is String Time! They either print… Continue Reading


Embedded Letters

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Time for a new tangle technique. And I expect it is going to be all the rage. Embedded letters. Let me show you what I mean. Sure. I know. Not necessarily new. It’s all been done before. But now we are including them in tangle art. And it is so much fun! Let’s walk through… Continue Reading


Shiretown Tangle Pattern

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I plan on slowly adding more patterns to the site. I already have several of them that you can look at here. Today let’s look at Shiretown. When we flew to Maine to close on our house, we stayed at a hotel called Shiretown. Not much to the hotel, tiny rooms but clean and they… Continue Reading


Hahnemühle’s Bamboo Mixed Media Takes the Color Well

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Hahnemühle Fine Art has an awesome paper made of bamboo fibers that is excellent for various types of art. I’ve tried watercolors, acrylics, inks, marbling solutions and mixed media techniques with their bamboo mixed media paper. Results have been fantastic! Not long ago, I posted a YouTube video showing the Bamboo Mixed Media paper being… Continue Reading