Instructor Interviews Series: What Teachers Love About Teaching

An interview with a variety of online and in-person teachers on what they enjoy most

Welcome to my new Instructor Interviews Series.  My interests vary between artistic endeavors and online courses, so I’ve reached out to a number of experts in both arenas to ask their thoughts on a variety of teaching issues. Instructor Interviews Series, Post #1 The people interviewed in this series teach a wide variety of classes…

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5 Tips for Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt it… that feeling of anxiety or insecurity about whether you deserve something.  Whether you belong. Imposter Syndrome is self-doubt.  It’s limiting beliefs.  It’s the fear of what would happen if everyone knew “the real story”… the back story… and are we even qualified for (insert the…

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Colorful Crafts ~ ATCs for National Craft Month

How to Use Distress Inks with Stamps and Stencils Tutorial (Marjie Kemper)

New Info on ATCs: Check out my online mixed media art workshop called All About Artist Trading Cards & Artist Trading Coins (All About ATCs for short!)  All the details are right here. Distress Ink ATC Tutorial Welcome! I’m celebrating National Craft Month today with a tutorial on making some colorful artist trading cards (ATCs)…

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Choosing a Charity ~ Suggestions Welcome!

Paying it Forward Hello! I’m writing today to ask for your help on choosing a charity to support with the proceeds from my online course.  I will be donating a portion of the revenue from the April launch of my Teaching Your Passion™ course. I am excited about helping others and paying it forward! Help…

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How I Get Repinned Over 3,000 Times Every Week

Hi friends! Today’s post contains affiliate links which can be used at no cost to you.  As always, I only promote services and products that I trust and use for my own business. Pinterest ~ the Numbers Do you use Pinterest for marketing?  Pinterest is the #1 driver of traffic to my website.  I have…

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Mixed Media Canvas Collage Tutorial

Mixed Media Canvas Tutorial Hello!  Thanks for the visit.  This post was originally published in 2016.  Here is how I made this canvas which measures 18″ square and 2″ deep: Base Layer My base was some torn patterned tissue paper (Rebekah Meier) adhered with matte medium. I enjoyed this slow process very much. It took…

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