Organized Color System

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I often get asked how I keep track of the product and colors I have on hand. You should see my studio! It is a small room with a never ending job of organizing and maintaining and stashing and storing. One day I’ll give you a real tour, but for today let’s talk about an… Continue Reading


Treasured Bits of Tangles

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I’m going with ‘tangles’ because I am mostly a tangle artist. The ideas presented in this post will work with any kind of art you enjoy making. If you can paint it or draw it on a piece of paper – this will work for you! And apologies (not really) because this is going to… Continue Reading


Share Your Love of Washi

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Do you love washi tape? I do! Do you have a collection of rolls and rolls and rolls of the stuff? I do! Is it everywhere? In every drawer, in every basket, laying out on the desktop? Well, mine isn’t any longer. One day I’ll show you how I got all the washi under control…. Continue Reading


Butterfly ATCs and How I Made Them

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It’s time for another ATC swap in ATC Trades and Jams on Facebook. This month I signed up for three swaps and swapping date is here while I furiously work on making the ATCs. I wasn’t ready for this one. Up first is the Butterfly swap. Let me show you. This is where I started…. Continue Reading


Tangled Coloring Pages

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This post originally ran a little over 3 years ago. We are still recovering from all the doctor trips but I do have a new project planned for tomorrow. <3 Three years ago adult coloring books were all the rage! Many people still color and even more people still have these books sitting on their… Continue Reading


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


Simple Tombow Tutorial

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So simple to use your Tombow dual brush pens to make beautiful watercolor backgrounds! Absolutely no talent at all is required! Hahaha! I promise! Anyone – yes, even you – can make beautiful backgrounds to tangle on or use in your art journals or to make wonderful gift cards. Here is how: Very few supplies… Continue Reading


Mixed Media Wood Board

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Many of you did not follow my old art site The Creator’s Leaf. The one before Artangeology. Occasionally I am going to pull out one of those tutorials and repost it here and today is one of those days. This was a super fun project and it currently lives in Alabama with a sweet family… 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


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