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

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

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

Tangle Deck 3 Now Available


Lynn Mead is amazing. Perhaps you’ve heard of her? If you are seriously into the art of tangling you are probably familiar with her patterns, her website, or her art. She is a Certified Zentangle Teacher who contributes to the development of the tangle community on a regular basis. Today I want to show you… Continue Reading Tile Reviewed by Actual Users


Hahnemühle has some really incredible paper products for literally any type of art you can name. Any kind at all. Go ahead – name some! Hahaha! No, don’t because I can’t actually hear you but I’m telling you if you can create it they have the perfect product for you. They do! Today I want… Continue Reading

Hahnemühle Report & Art Book and a Giveaway!


GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Winner has been contacted. Thank you for participating <3 Get ready for an all inclusive post. To start with I am going to review Hahnemühle‘s Report & Art Book using a bunch of different products. And I am going to wrap this post up with an international giveaway opportunity just for… Continue Reading

Peerless Water Color Review


I first heard about Peerless Water Colors in a Jane Davenport online class I was taking. These nifty little sheets of paper hold highly concentrated pure, intense color. The description from the Peerless page includes words like intense strength, absolute solubility, clean color and convenient. The color adheres to one side of a specially designed… Continue Reading

Hahnemühle’s New ZigZag Book!


Get out your paints, and your pens, and your inks, and your markers because Hahnemühle has something new and it is meant for you! Think awesome and amazing and you won’t even be close! I realize the type of art I make is just one of the many out there, but it is also the… Continue Reading

Chunky Junky Journals


Oh, wow! My friend Robin Mead of Robin Mead Designs is making these wonderful chunky junky journals and she sent me one! If you want one, Robin is taking orders to make these according to your needs. I’ll give you a link in a moment, but let me show you mine first. Talk about beautiful… Continue Reading