Moving to a New Website


Effective immediately I am moving to a different posting platform. Thank you so much for your faithfulness in following my artwork. I would ask you to please come to the new page and subscribe there. COVID has caused too many problems with this hosting site and email services and I just can not recover from… Continue Reading

Art Journaling the Leftovers


Art journaling using leftovers? Yep! Don’t throw those scraps away. You never know when they might come in handy. Yesterday I made two art journal pages for a swap – using items left from other projects. Let me show the first one and tell you how I made it. As you might be aware –… Continue Reading

Smooshing Bubbles


I am always looking for new ways to add color to my art. Bright, beautiful, in your face color. Hahaha! Yep! It’s true! Yesterday I tried smooshing bubbles and it worked like a charm – let me show you! Supplies are very basic. I work on a non-stick surface. For me that means a craft… Continue Reading

Working With Coins


Creative Crafty Friends has a lot of fun swaps going on this month! I signed up for at least seven! Eek! What was I thinking??? Hahahaha! What I want to show you today was my favorite swap! Coins. Think ATCs in the round. There were no guidelines, other than the 3.5″ circular coin base. We… Continue Reading

Cluster Art


You may be wondering what cluster art is. Actually, I wondered that, too! Hahaha! Our swap group Creative Crafty Friends is currently working on cluster art and I didn’t know what that meant. I went to YouTube (of course) and watched a short clip and got straight to work. Let me show you what I… Continue Reading

Smoosh Technique Watercolor


You have seen me demo markers as watercolors many times before. Recently I read about another way of using the same technique idea but delivering the color to your paper in a different manner. That is what I want to show you today. The Smoosh Technique. So much fun but unpredictable. And really – isn’t… Continue Reading

Mixed Media on a Board


Catchy title, yes? Hahaha! It all started with a board about 8″ x 10″ in size and some new acrylic colors. I wanted to make something pretty and cool and had to start somewhere. Let me show you how I went from the picture on the left to the one on the right. If I… Continue Reading

Inexpensive Backgrounds


In yesterday’s post I showed you my first week’s pages for Glamour Additions. I had several people ask me about the backgrounds I used to make the title page. Really easy to make and very little cost involved. Let me show you. This is the first page in my spiral bound book I made using… Continue Reading

Christmas in July


Fun swap this time. Every time. Hahahaha! All month long we are doing Christmas in July kind of swaps. This one was for two art journal pages. Let me show you what I made. I started with a couple pages from More Tangle Starts. This particular one is a Gelli print. And this is the… Continue Reading

Art From others


You already know I am involved with a bunch of swaps! It is so much fun to make a piece of art and send it off to someone – hoping they love it as much as you do. And it is even more fun to receive artworks from people I don’t even know personally. Someone… Continue Reading