Hahnemühle’s New ZigZag Book!

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Get out your paints, and your pens, and your inks, and your markers because Hahnemühle has something new and it is meant for you! Think awesome and amazing and you won’t even be close! I realize the type of art I make is just one of the many out there, but it is also the… 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


Chunky Junky Journals

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Oh, wow! My friend Robin Mead of Robin Mead Designs is making these wonderful chunky junky journals and she sent me one! If you want one, Robin is taking orders to make these according to your needs. I’ll give you a link in a moment, but let me show you mine first. Talk about beautiful… Continue Reading


Tangling With a Glass Dip Pen

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A year ago I was seeing glass dip pens popping up in my Amazon feed. A load of them. And I had never tried one before so I thought I should rectify that situation and ordered a cool dip pen. Of course it was teal-ish in color. Isn’t it pretty? I paid about $8.00 on… 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


Let’s Make a Colorful Background

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Acrylic paints are really not my forte, but I am trying to get better at them. At least on a first name basis but probably never BFFs. Hahahaha! This is what I’m talking about. Right here! All this beautiful color! Lots of color involved, so is it expensive? I hear some of you asking what… Continue Reading



Portable Watercolor from Prestigify

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Recently I made an online purchase from a company called Prestigify. When I went to the checkout, there was an offer for this cute little paint set at a reduced cost. Several companies are carrying these little flip out trays of portable color and I had been ignoring them for quite awhile. But since I… Continue Reading


Using Tombows as a Watercolor: Video

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Tombow has twelve new Dual Brush Pen colors out for 2019. Let me show you how to use them to make beautiful watercolor backgrounds you can tangle on. I will include photos showing how they look once dry after the video. These round tiles are 3.5″ in diameter. So much smaller than what you may… 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