Ocean Lover

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Living in Maine, being an ocean lover takes on a little different meaning from when I lived in Florida. Bar Harbor, Maine, is a beautiful location. I spent a week at a bed and breakfast there last year, taking photographs and walking and eating and drawing, well, you get the idea. I had a great… Continue Reading


Creepy

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How’s that for a title? Hahahaha! Today’s ATC brought to you straight from the cemetery and all things creepy. That’s for sure! It is today’s ATC prompt and that is the only reason I made it. Not my thing normally, but fun for today. When I read Creative Crafty Friends‘ prompt list and saw today… Continue Reading


Don’t Judge Me

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Losing track of the days and it is only the 5th of May. Hahaha! I am sure this never happens to you. Creative Crafty Friends‘ prompt for this ATC was animal. I am trying to use a piece of Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media for each of these prompts – all month long. Let me show… Continue Reading


Postage Stamp Art

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Today’s ATC prompt was postage stamp. Fun! When I receive mail with a cool stamp on it – I save it in a drawer with a bunch of others. When Creative Crafty Friends posted the challenge, I knew exactly what I wanted to use for my ATC today. Isn’t this awesome? What a fun stamp… Continue Reading


Zen-untangled! Week 16

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We are over halfway through Zen-untangled! Twenty-five weeks of documenting the 270 zentangle patterns and making wonderful treasure books to remind us of our journey. Today I want to share my week sixteen pages with you. On Facebook, in Tangle All Around, we are working on this project as a group. Many people are posting… Continue Reading


Contented Spirit

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Creative Crafty Friends has something really cool going on right now! We are making one ATC a day all month long. At the end of the month we will have thirty small pieces of art that we have created ourselves. And we will have more confidence in our abilities as ATC artists. The admins have… Continue Reading


Four Gates Mandala Stencil

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Kathryn Costa of True North Arts has an awesome new stencil available at StencilGirl Products. Today’s post comes almost verbatim from her website where Kathryn introduces “The Four Gates Mandala” that can be used to cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, peace, and joy. What catches my eye with this stencil is all the possibilities it opens up… Continue Reading


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