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5-Minute Art Videos ~ Distress Inks, Part 1

5 Minute Art Videos - Distress Inks, Part 1 (Marjie Kemper)

5-Minute Art Video Series I'm back with the fourth video in a new 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 first three videos here. Of course I can't show you everything in this Distress Inks Video because five minutes really fly by! I love the idea of quick bit-sized videos and coming back another day to show more.   I've done three so far with stencils, and today I'm switching the focus to Distress Inks. Distress Inks Videos Be sure…

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20 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

20 Ways to Boost Your Creativity - Checklist from Marjie Kemper

Creativity Prompts Thanks for visiting today!  I’ve created a free resource for newsletter subscribers and I’d love to share it with you.  It’s a list of 20 Ways to Boost Your Creativity. These are the things I do when I find myself in a creative rut.  My goal is always to break out of  that situation as soon as possible!  Sometimes it’s easier than others.   Would you like a copy? The list has a variety of exercises to do to get your mojo back on track. If you’d like a copy of the list, sign up here and I'll send…

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5 Minute Art Videos ~ Stencils, Part 3

5-Minute Art Videos I'm back with the third art video in a new video series 5 Minute Art Videos, where I set a timer for 5 minutes and squeeze in as much as I can on a given product or technique. This one is STENCILS, PART 3 . You can see Part 1 here and Part 2 here.  Of course I can't show you everything about a product or technique in 5 minutes, but I love the idea of quick bit-sized videos and coming back another day to show more.   Stencil Videos Be sure to subscribe to my channel if…

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5 Minute Art Videos ~ Stencils, Part 2

5-Minute Art Video Series I'm back with the second video in a new video series where I set a timer for 5 minutes and squeeze in as much as I can on a given product or technique. This one is Stencils, Part 2. You can see Part 1 here. Of course I can't show you everything about a product or technique in 5 minutes, but I love the idea of quick bit-sized videos and coming back another day to show more.   Stencil Videos Be sure to subscribe to my channel if you haven't already so you'll know when the next…

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5 Minute Art Videos ~ Stencils, Part 1

5-Minute Art Video Series Hello! Today I'm kicking off a new video series where I set a timer for 5 minutes and squeeze in as much as I can on a given product or technique. This one is Stencils, Part 1. Of course I can't show you everything about a product or technique in 5 minutes, but I love the idea of quick bit-sized videos and coming back another day to show more.   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…

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Mixed Media Tag Tutorial with Sizzix Diecuts

Tag in Progress using Distress Spray Stains (Marjie Kemper)

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links which may be used at no cost to you. Mixed Media Tag Tutorial Welcome! It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a mixed media tag tutorial with you and I’m happy today’s the day. I've used Distress Spray Stains for this tutorial. I tuned into one of Tim Holtz’s Facebook Live videos over the weekend, and pulled out some mixed media products to work with while I watched Tim’s demos. It was a fun and relaxing way to spend a few hours, especially during these crazy times. Here’s the finished project: Instructions This is how I…

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Class Starts Saturday

Hi, friends! I've been busy this month preparing for the second launch of my online mixed media art workshop called All About ATCs. As you may know, ATCs are Artist Trading Cards and Artist Trading Coins… popular small surfaces for creating art. Class starts Saturday and runs for the month of February. You can work at your own pace and you'll have the ability to watch the videos over and over as often as you like, and even download them for yourself. All of the details and the sign-up form are here. I planned to do a Facebook Live about…

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Brand New Website!

Friends, I am absolutely thrilled to welcome you to my new website! I've been working hard on this site to clearly represent the three areas of content I'm focusing on this year: Creative Content, Classes and Community. Creative Content Click here to see all the free creative content: Blog, Videos, Portfolio, and Resources. Classes I offer three online classes: All About Artist Trading Cards & Artist Trading Coins, Mixed Media Art 101, and Teaching Your Passion. Check out all my Classes here. Community I'm super excited about a brand new project this year called the Mixed Media Art Membership Group!…

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Video of Artist Trading Coins, Days 91-100

ATC Video - Artist Trading Coins Days 91-100 of The 100 Day Project (Marjie Kemper)

Welcome back! Here's the final video in my series of ten videos featuring artist trading coins.  Each of the ten videos is a 2-3 minute flip through showing some of Artist Trading Coins (ATCs) I made for The 100 Day Project 2019. ARTIST TRADING COIN VIDEO #9 You can watch this new video on YouTube or by clicking the image below.   If you enjoy it, please subscribe and give it a thumbs up on YouTube. MIXED MEDIA ART CLASS I also filmed and hosted a brand new online mixed media art workshop called All About ATCs based on them! This class will be available…

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Abstract Lessons

Abstract painting class

Abstract Painting Earlier this month I had the pleasure of taking art classes at Art & Soul Retreat in Virginia.  It was delightful, and I thought I'd share one of my paintings today. I made this in a class taught by Jacqueline Sullivan.   Out of respect for her, I won't share the technique.  I'll just say that I enjoyed every moment of it.  It had been way too long since I'd had a day of creative exploration.  I'm vowing to myself that I need to mark time on the calendar for just this sort of play, on a much more…

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