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The 100 Day Project (2021)

The 100 Day Project 2021

What is The 100 Day Project? The idea is to do something creative every day for 100 days and to post it publicly on Instagram.  The 100 Day Project was started many years ago by Michael Bierut.  Later, it was organized by Ella Luna, and now it's run by Lindsay Jean Thomson. What's my connection? I enjoy the challenge and the ‘push' to consistently create each day!  This is my fourth year participating in The 100 Day Project.  It's a lot, but I always feel great when I complete it. And if you fall behind, that's okay… you can catch up…

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January 2021 Live Art Journaling Event

Live Art Journal Class I'm so happy to share that I'm hosting a live art journal class called The 5-Day Art Journaling Challenge next week! This live event occurs January 18-22, 2021 at 12pm Eastern time (US and Canada) and replays will be available immediately after the live sessions every day. Use this time zone converter to see what time it is where you live.  Each live sessions lasts approximately one hour and you may watch it whenever it is convenient for you, regardless of your location or time zone. We'll create a lovely 10-page mixed media art journal over…

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Holiday Gift Idea

Holiday Gift Idea - Mixed Media Art Membership Group gift packages available - the perfect holiday gift! Let your friend or loved one try out a wonderful art experience. Available in 1, 3, and 6 month packages

Holiday Gift Idea Hi, friends!  Several folks have asked if I would set up my Mixed Media Art Membership Group as a gift offer. The more I thought about it, the more sense it made, so here it is! Gifts are available for a one month, three month, or six month trial.  All the details are here. I created a customizable holiday gift certificate that will be sent to each purchaser. Each one is customizable for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Who Would Like This? This is a creative and unique holiday gift idea for anyone on your list who enjoys…

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Mixed Media Art Workshop Starts Thursday!

Artist Trading Cards & Artist Trading Coins Workshop with Marjie Kemper

All About ATCs Mixed Media Art Class The class has 55 (yes, you read that right…. FIFTY FIVE) video lessons focused on 10 different Content Categories.   All About ATCs is technique-heavy! I demonstrate all the techniques on small surfaces known as Artist Trading Cards and Artist Trading Coins (ATCs).  Working on small surfaces takes away the fear of a big blank page or canvas. It's easy to start small in this ATC Class and use the techniques you learn on larger projects down the road. All the details are here: All About ATCs Registration page. What are ATCs? There are…

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Art Journaling with Dylusions Ink Sprays

Art Journaling with Dylusions Ink Sprays (Marjie Kemper)

Art Journaling with Dylusions Ink Sprays Hi, there!  Popping in today with an art journal project I made this week with Dylusions Ink Sprays. This journal is a square shape, so kind of awkward and long when used for a 2-page spread. I used  Dylusions Ink Sprays, stamps, stencils, paint, ink, chipboard, paper, and die-cuts in it. Dylusions Ink Sprays are one of my favorite mediums to play with, since the colors blend so beautifully.  You'll find lots of other Dylusions art journal spreads on my site here. This rich purple and blue color blend seemed to call out for…

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Teaching at Wanderlust 2021

Wanderlust 2021 art teachers

It's an honor to be returning once again as one of the mixed media art instructors participating in Wanderlust 2021! What is Wanderlust 2021? Wanderlust is a wonderful year-long online mixed media art and art journaling course.  Content comes in the form of 50 video lessons from 26 instructors over the course of 2021.  All videos are streamable and downloadable from the Wanderlust website.  Who else is teaching? Check out this line-up!  What a pleasure to be working with so many pros to deliver amazing content every week in 2021! You'll see lots of familiar faces and some new ones,…

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A Live 5-Day Art Journaling Challenge

5 Day Mixed Media Art Journaling Challenge with Marjie Kemper

The 5 Day Art Journaling Challenge I'm so happy to share that I'm hosting The 5-Day Art Journaling Challenge later this month! This live event occurs January 18-22, 2021 at 12pm Eastern time (US and Canada) and replays will be available every day. Use this time zone converter to see what time it is where you live. We'll create a lovely 10-page mixed media art journal over the course of 5 days. The cost is just $10 per person. Sneak Peek Click here to see a quick video flip-through of the pages. What does it cost? Just $10 per person!…

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Mixed Media Art Membership Group

Mixed Media Art Membership Group

Have you heard about my monthly program? It's called the Mixed Media Art Membership Group. It's become my favorite way to connect with people! The Mixed Media Art Membership Group (MMAMG) is a monthly membership that includes facilitated learning in a supportive online art community with projects, challenges, and loads of resources. What's it About? Every month I give the members a Project of the Month (with closed-captioned step-by-step video instructions as well as written PDF instructions), a themed Challenge of the Month, a live Zoom Call where I demo something and you can ask questions, and lots of resources…

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5-Minute Art Videos ~ Distress Inks, Part 3

Distress Ink Video Tutorial - 5 Minute Art Tutorials (Marjie Kemper)

5-MINUTE ART VIDEO SERIES I'm back with the another video in my 5-Minute Art video series where I set a timer for 5 minutes and squeeze in as much as I can on a given product or technique. You can see the other videos here. Today's video focuses on using water with Distress Ink pads to create vibrant backgrounds. It always amuses me to see my large work table get crowded so quickly. I start with a nice clear space and end up working in a tiny little section! DISTRESS INKS VIDEOS You'll find the video here: Distress Inks, Part 3.…

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5-Minute Art Videos ~ Distress Inks, Part 2

5-MINUTE ART VIDEO SERIES I'm back with the another video in my 5-Minute Art video series where I set a timer for 5 minutes and squeeze in as much as I can on a given product or technique. You can see the other videos here. Today's video goes over the basics of using an Ink Blending Tool to blend different colors of Distress Inks smoothly and effectively. DISTRESS INKS VIDEOS Be sure to subscribe to my channel if you haven't already so you'll know when the next video comes out. Please let me know what other topics you'd like me to cover in…

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