Creating Twitter Lists saves time. That’s the bottom line, though I procrastinated for a long time before doing it.  This year I’m trying to streamline my tasks into the most efficient work methods possible.  Sounds daunting, doesn’t it?  Like you, I have a lot of plates in the air. As an entrepreneur/ solopreneur, productivity is…

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Using Sizzix Diffusers with Distress Inks and ATCs

ATC with Texture Fade & Diffuser Welcome! As part of  my self-imposed challenge to create #halfanhourofart whenever I can, I made this Artist Trading Card (ATC) today using some favorite Distress Inks and Sizzix diecutting products. Feel free to join us over on Facebook in the #halfanhourofart Group. It’s a very supportive community and all…

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Have you ever made monoprints with stencils?  There are loads of ways to do this. My favorite is with paint and a Gelli Plate. Monoprint with Stencils I started out with DecoArt fluid acrylics and squeezed dots of a few colors on my plate. I chose Phthalo Turquoise, Green Gold, and Titan Buff. A little…

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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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Art Journaling between the lines (Marjie Kemper)

Today’s subject is Art Journal – Persistence. Between the Lines Series Here is the second installment in my new Blog Series, Between the Lines.  As you might know, I have a bit of a stencil stash. This series lets me highlight one at a time in a unique way. I’m pairing handwritten quotes with the…

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Art journaling with Dylusions Ink Sprays - Listen Twice as Much - Marjie Kemper

Hello! I’m back today with a tutorial using Darkroom Door’s new foot-long Numbers border stamp.  The focal point on this page is an expression that always resonates with me:  “You have two ears and one mouth. Listen twice as much.”  I aspire to follow it. Base color I started out spraying Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions Ink…

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