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PaperArtsy Day 2 Sneak Peak - And A Giveaway!

Hi everyone!I'm back again with a sneak peak for my second tutorial for February over on the PaperArtsy blog. Thanks for all your lovely comments on yesterday's tutorial, and on the debut of my new stamps!  I feel like the luckiest girl in the w...
by ten thirty-six arts and crafts on Feb 17, 2014

8 Myths About Art Journaling

One of the most wonderful things about art journaling – and one of the hardest to become comfortable with – is that there is no wrong way to do it. You can't screw up. Which means, too, that there are no guidelines for what is "right" or "good",...
by MyPeaceTree on Feb 15, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day!

just a quick hello...I'm off on a road trip with my favorite sweetheart to celebrate Valentine's Day...but I wanted to show you a fun product...it's not new...I've had it a long time, but just recently started playing with it again...it's Ranger...
by studio 490 art on Feb 14, 2014

The Process of Union

Of late, I've been inspired by the pink/black combination showing up in artwork by Carissa Paige (here, here), Mati Rose (here, here), and iHanna (here). So, having yet another snow day (is spring here yet?!), I played and experimented with this colo...
by MyPeaceTree on Feb 13, 2014

HAND CARVED STAMPS

I prefer to create my own stamps for art journaling and mixed media projects.  Like many other artists I use a Speedball Linoleum Cutters and inexpensive erasers.  For larger stamps I'll use Speedy Carve Blocks.Stamps don't need to have com...

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

I did this art journal spread while waiting for pages in my Sketchbook Project to dry. It was inspired by my word of the year – charge – and the possibilities 2014 presents, much like the spread I did contemplating a new year in late 2009.The bri...
by MyPeaceTree on Feb 9, 2014

Living The Perfect Pastel Life

I adore Jenny and Aaron from Everyday is a holiday, they're fabulous! I really love their art work, their blog and their home! This panel of delicious cakes is one of my favourite things ever.This is one of Jenny's lovely little art journals, with lo...
by Heart Handmade on Feb 4, 2014

365 Days of Art Journalling

I'm so pleased to present to you a new collaboration project between Annetta Bosakova and Stephanie Dahlsrud, who are creating fabulous Art Journals for 2014."A while ago I read a book called 'A Year In Mornings', a calibration between two socia...
by Heart Handmade on Jan 30, 2014

365 Days of Art Journalling

I'm so pleased to present to you a new collaboration project between Annetta Bosakova and Stephanie Dahlsrud, who are creating fabulous Art Journals for 2014."A while ago I read a book called 'A Year In Mornings', a calibration between two socia...
by Heart Handmade on Jan 30, 2014

SiSi art journal page tutorial...

grab a really comfy chair for this one…it's LONG…let's start with a few tips…the magic coating on the specialty stamping paper slows down the drying of all products used on it, since the coating keeps them from being absorbed…so, make sure to...
by studio 490 art on Jan 24, 2014

Sketchbook Project 2014, Pages 9-16

Let's dive right in again, loves: here is the last half of my book for Sketchbook Project 2014. (Here is part one.) I welcome your feedback!9. These two pages make up one of my favorite spreads of the book.On left: Photo over scrap paper from my Busy...
by MyPeaceTree on Jan 19, 2014

Sketchbook Project 2014, Pages 1-8

Woohoo! Just like that, I've crossed another 2014 Baby-Steps Goal off. On Wednesday, I sent in my first (completed) book for the annual Sketchbook Project. True to form, I finished it the day of the deadline, even doodling last-minute details while...
by MyPeaceTree on Jan 18, 2014

ART JOURNAL: EMBELLISHED PAGE EDGES

Here are a few ways to embellish your art journal pages.  - use a french curve to make beautiful flowing edges.- use hole punches for interest...I used a 3/4" square punch and a double hole punch.  There are so many possibilities with the p...

Junk Journal Page using Copic Markers

Hoping you all had a wonderful Christmas and that Santa brought you something craft related! Today I'm using my Copics to create and alter a Junk Journal page! People often ask me how I deal with the bleed through from the front of the page I'm worki...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Jan 9, 2014

a favorite art journal page...

but first…from the bottom of my heart…THANK YOU SO MUCH for all the birthday wishes…I sincerely appreciate each & every one of them…Rick said…"I didn't know that you knew so many people"…lol…LOTS of my art friends live in my compute...
by studio 490 art on Dec 16, 2013

clearly for art and frosted film...

frosty & sturdy…it's a match made in heaven!while talking with tim one day at CHA, I asked him about his ideas  (ok…picking his brain) for using his frosted film…he said I think you should try it with your clearly for art & se...
by studio 490 art on Dec 1, 2013

a quick art journal share and THE WINNER...

I wanted to pop in for a quickie hello…I am TOTALLY flipping ADDICTED to this larger art journal size…OMG…seriously…I'm up at 4:30am…too excited to sleep…I LOVE new stuff…don't we all?hello new shoes…(I couldn't pass them up...
by studio 490 art on Nov 26, 2013

and that happened… a journal page

Ah, not a typical post. Well not typical…yet. I do “art.” I teach “art.” I teach other’s to be “creative.” …Continue reading »...
by Soiled Wings on Nov 22, 2013

random facts and an art journal spread...

by studio 490 art on Nov 22, 2013

MIXED MEDIA - Mini Art Journal #2

Hello mixed media fans.  Today I am sharing 2 more pages from my mini art journal.  Each page is 3 3/8" 5 1/4".  I love that it is small enough to feature some of my favorite stamp images.  Today's project features "Fly Fairy" by...
by Art from my heart on Nov 19, 2013


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