Gesso Grunge & Messy Fiesta Gesso Digital Art Papers

I am so thankful to have an extremely talented creative team!  Today I’m featuring a layout by team member Sandra Collins.  She used two new collections, Gesso Grunge and Messy Fiesta Gesso.  I’ve always loved the shabby, distressed, grungy look, and had a great time using those techniques for my new Fiesta collections which feature […]

Panache – Art Journal Workshop only $25 through December 31!

I have decided to offer my art journal workshop for my "Christmas special"; only $25 through December 31! Here is info: pa nash – noun; a grand or flamboyant manner, style,flair Panache – Define and Refine Your Style! What email will you use? For all those who want to develop their own artistic style, whether […]

The Amazing Lesley Venable – Artist Interview

This week's artist interview is with Lesley Venable, altered artist extraordinaire! Lesley has an amazing talent for "putting stuff together," and that makes her art work so unique and amazing…one thing I love about altered art is that no two pieces will ever turn out alike. Lesley puts a great deal of thought into each […]

The Summer of Color – Pink Challenge

So…I am making extra sure that I get this posted on time!  I completed four pink pieces for this week's Color of Summer challenge… I added cheesecloth to two of my little quilts… I love the added texture! For the next two pieces, I made a pinafore to go over the dresses, and also used […]

Exciting Changes!

Hi everyone! If you've been visiting my site for any length of time, you may notice the change in my banner…I've finally taken the plunge and changed the name of my blog…the address remains the same but I've been wanting to make the change for some time now and finally got up the courage!  Sometimes […]

Still here…busy…busy…

Hi everyone! It's been a busy year so far!  School is going "okay."  My last class for the term is going to be algebra…I am not excited… I also completed filming videos for the two doll classes I'm co-teaching with Monica at Hands and Heart…the students have been so wonderful and it's been exciting to […]

New Online Class – Mixed Media Art Quilt Doll!

It's official!  Monica announced it today at Hands and Heart!  Our next doll class collaboration is a mixed media art quilt doll!  Talk about possiblities…virtually no shopping needed with this class!  All you need is a little fabric (upcycle if you want to!), a few embellishments, thread, paint, images…whatever you love! The class launches February […]

For the Love of Dolls – Collaborative Online Class at Hands and Heart!

OMG!  I couldn't be more excited!  I'm finally ready to teach my first online mixed media class and it's with one of my favorite mixed media artists, Monica Zuniga of Hands and Heart.  I first fell in love with Monica's art a couple years ago…she paints the most beautiful faces with the most gorgeous eyes […]

Ramblings and other “stuff…”

Wow!  I know I say this all the time, but it sure has been a long time since I checked in…let me just say that the past two months have been crazy busy, and I’m loving it! My two granddaughters came to spend a week back in June, and as luck would have it, somehow, […]

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