Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Free online art class in mixed media
(it's that free mixed media video series I've been hinting about!)
Today's your lucky day! I've been working on a very special mixed media training program all week long and I'm excited to finally send it your way.

The even better news?  It's F-R-E E! (woo-hoo, right?)

AND you (you loyal blog reader, yes you) are on my A-list to get it early...because I know you are going to love it

start watching....

>>4-part video series

This first video will teach you the 4 ways to tell your story in mixed media and I will even give you a behind the scenes peek at how I painted my sunflowers.

(plus the trick I use when drawing in charcoal so you don't end up with a hot gray mess.)

There are lots of great inspiration packed into this video series, so make sure to carve out a little time to watch it with no distractions.
(yes, this counts as "me" time)

What are you waiting for?

→ Go watch the video series!
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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

10 Art Journal Prompts

10 art journal prompts
There are very few blogs that I subscribe to that I actually take the time to read. However, I do subscribe and read Julie Fei-Fan Balzer's blog. She is definitely an artist's artist who humbly gives and shares much on her blog. I also have had the pleasure of meeting her in person and she is a fellow art geek just like me.

Yep. It's a guest blog post baby!

When Julie asked me to write a guest blog post for her, I wanted to create something really special. For the guest blog, I put together a brand new video and a free download with 10 art journal prompts. So let's hop on over to her blog together.  (Please leave a comment on her blog to let me know you stopped by!)

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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Relieve Stress with an adult coloring book!

adult coloring book
When I was growing up, I had to share everything with my younger sister who ruined everything. Gave my dolls haircuts; knocked over my block towers and broke my crayons.. So, I loved to escape to my friends' houses... especially those whose toys were unblemished. These playmates always had the best toys, but my favorite was Sandy's brand new box of 64 crayons.

New Crayon Smell


Do you remember those? As adults we love "new car smell" but I still remember the "new crayon smell" with colors with wonderful names like cornflower, goldenrod and bittersweet. 

The Adult Coloring Book Craze

I think I am not the only one. Walk into any major book seller and you will see these adult coloring books positioned at the front of the store.

heART Journal Magazine's first Colorbook Issue

So I was really excited when the editors at HeART Journal magazine asked me to design a page for their first coloring book issue.

25 different Artists {including some of my friends like Blenda Tyvoll and Carolyn Dube} have collaborated to make 40 beautiful Coloring book pages for you!

adult coloring book

Coloring Book Sale through October 15th

Only 3? No worries heART Journal Magazine is offering the colorbook for only  $2.99! 
That is 50% off the regular price of 5.99!  And if you buy now and win one of the issues
you will have your choice of sharing with a friend or choosing another one of
heART Journal Magazine's many back issues. So don't wait to purchase, this sale ends Oct 15.

How to get the Whole Coloring Book

This Colorbook issue is available on iTunes,Google Play
or heART Journal Magazine's cart for a pdf version 
For help with accessing the Colorbook please email

Why do you want to win the adult coloring book by heArt Journal Magazine?

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