I’m home a week now from Art Is You Mixed Media Art Retreat and I’ve finally gone through all my photos. I’ve written about Art Is You so many times, I’ll spare you the gushing post (but if you want to read more, click here or here or here or here). Since it’s a long…

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Art journaling with distress inks

Hi there! I’m out in Colorado now preparing for four classes I’m teaching this weekend, but I wanted to share a quick art journal tutorial while I’m away. Did you know you can use Distress Inks for large surface backgrounds? I created this background with Ranger’s Distress Inks. Next I added some small flower/grass stamping…

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Mixed media art journaling tutorial (Marjie Kemper)

What We See Art Journal How has your summer been? Mine has flown!  It’s been tough finding time to play in my journal but I made sure to find some time last weekend.  This is a large journal that measures 9″ X 12″. You know how I love a strong sentiment in my journaling. This one…

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Compendium of Curiosities 3, Challenge #34

Welcome to our final challenge celebrating Tim Holtz’s book, the Compendium of Curiosities, Volume 3.  The new theme is Layering Stencil: Monoprint, found on page 48. If you still need a copy, you can get an autographed copy from Tim right here. Before we go any further, I want to thank the lovely and talented Linda…

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Seth Apter is hosting his 7th Annual Buried Treasure blog series today, and I’m very happy to join in for the third year in a row.  To quote Seth, “So many blogs…so little time. With so many wonderful art blogs to follow, it is difficult to always find the time to keep up with every…

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It’s my pleasure to be the Guest Designer over at Our Creative Corner this month.  OCC was the first design team I was ever on (back in 2011) and I love stopping by and seeing their challenges each month.  There are no limits on submissions/styles so you’ll find quite a range of art including all…

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