Free group for those wishing to create art more frequently

#halfanhourofart I have a proposition for you.  It’s free. It’s fast. And I think it will make you happy. Truly, personally, happy. I want you to give yourself the gift of 30 minutes of creativity this month. How do-able is that?  VERY! So, here’s the deal.  I’ve created a free private Facebook Group for us…

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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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I’ve created a new page on my website to highlight the three workshops I’ll be teaching at Art Is You Mixed Media Art Retreats in Stamford this fall. All the details are right here, including links to prior posts I’ve written about my experiences at Art is You as both a student and an instructor:…

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My online class with Craftsy is called Inventive Ink ~ Colorful Mixed Media Effects and the class consists of seven lessons on building up layers with inks, sprays, stains, stamps and stencils. Craftsy classes have all sorts of nifty features including lifetime access (watch as many times as you like), bookmarking sections you want to come back to, 30-second…

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Sketching Scrapbook Layout

I made this layout for our Journal It theme over at Unruly Paper Arts. We recently went to Italy and both my sons carried around sketchbooks, taking every chance they could to capture some of the amazing art and architecture. I was one happy mom working in my art journal while they worked in theirs! I…

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Thanksgiving layout

            I entered this in a sketch challenge that called for eleven photos.  Then I snuck in a twelfth one with a circle punch to call attention to the hostess.  I give thanks for my sister Cathy who hosts all of us each year on Turkey Day… she is patient and…

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