Four Gates Mandala Stencil


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

Faux Alcohol Ink Art


As an Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pen I get to sample and review all their awesome products and what I really love to do is use those products in ways they were never intended to be used! Recently I have been working with a lot of alcohol inks and I wondered if Zebra had a… Continue Reading

How I Tangle Printemps


I made this video a year ago and thought I’d bring it back out. Several people have asked me recently how I draw printemps. Hopefully this will help. Enjoy. If you are not already subscribed to my YouTube channel I hope you will consider it. Alice Hendon on YouTube [mailpoet_form id=”1″]

Miya Arts Gouache


Just a quick post today to get the idea of these awesome gouache colors out there! Miya Arts is an instagram account I follow. Beautiful art and fun supplies are featured in their posts. They generously sent me some supplies to try and to post about. This photo above was borrowed from online – in… Continue Reading

Hahnemühle Watercolor Postcard Review


Did you know that German paper company Hahnemühle Fine Art makes postcards? They do! And they come in beautiful collectors tins. In fact, Hahnemühle’s watercolor postcards come in a few different formats. Originally the postcards were made of rough watercolor paper, recently they added cold pressed to the line. And they are in the process… Continue Reading

Marbled Monoprinting


Welcome back! Yesterday I showed you twelve 5″ x 7″ pieces of marbled gelli pulls. Make a beautiful gelli print pull that you love so much? You will never be able to replicate it exactly because every pull is different. That is why they call it monoprinting. One time wonders. A couple days ago I… Continue Reading

Zebra Metallic and Funwari Fude Brush Pens


Zebra Pen is rockin’ the art scene when it comes to beautiful color! Really? Yes, really! Two of their newer products are made primarily for letter artists. But – have you seen my handwriting lately? I used to have nice writing, nice lettering, until I spent 27 years writing as fast as I could to… Continue Reading

Organized Color System


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


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


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