Art From Others

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Occasionally I like to show you art pieces I received in swaps and from friends. I am fortunate to be blessed with such talented friends, willing to share their art with me. Enjoy as you stroll through today’s post. This ATC was made by Amy ZuZu. Remember, an ATC is 2.5″ x 3.5″ in size…. Continue Reading


Guest Artist Christine Reyes

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Christine Reyes is a tangle and color artist living in Pennsylvania. She is also my dear friend. Christine and I share ideas back and forth, we make each other a better artist. Her favorite colors are blues, purples and pinks. Today Christine is going to share her tutorial for using Tombow brush pens with water… Continue Reading


The 100 Day Project Continues

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The 100 Day Project rolls on and so far I am keeping up. Barely, but I am doing it. Making art each day should be a peaceful and uplifting thing for me. When I can calm my mind and relax it works great. Let me show you what I’ve done in the past week. You… Continue Reading


Tangle a Tile With Me

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People laugh when I tell them I can’t draw, but seriously – I can’t! What I can do is take something one step at a time, and keep adding and building on it until I am finished. I invite you to tangle a tile with me. I don’t know about you but I am having… Continue Reading


Letter C ATCs

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Creative Crafty Friends is a great group if you like to swap art. Especially if you like to learn new things. And especially if you like to make ATCs. And I like to do both! Today’s post will show what I made for the Letter C Swap recently. Everything I used was something I already… Continue Reading


More ‘Work With What You Have’

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A few days ago I showed you an art journal page I built using something I already had on hand. I did not create the page from scratch, but used an existing image and built on it. Today we will see a second page I made using the same techniques. This is a collage page… Continue Reading


Zen-untangled! Week 15

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Rolling right along with this project Zen-untangled! Working our way through all 170 zentangle patterns and making a treasure book to cherish and study for years to come! We are just starting week 15 of a 25 week session and you are just in time to jump in and join us! Did I tell you… Continue Reading


Sketch Diary From Hahnemühle

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Lately I’ve been using my Copic brush markers a lot! When I found a certain combination of colors that worked well for me, I needed a way to remember which colors I used. So I could replicate them when I chose to. Hahnemühle‘s Sketch Diary to the rescue! Today’s post is a little different from… Continue Reading


Work With What You Have

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Today I wanted to work on art journal pages but I did not have a lot of time to devote to it. What to do? What to do? Hmmm. Work with something I already have and make it better. That’s what I did. Let me show you. I began with this page from a Jane… Continue Reading


The 100 Day Project, #5 – 14

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The 100 Day Project is in full swing and so far I am keeping up. The thought behind the project is to make a piece of art every day for one hundred days in a row. It is a daunting process because it goes on for so long. I have completed the project the past… Continue Reading