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No Peanut Butter with my Gelli

I’ve been having a really good time working in this year’s art journal this year! I’ve found a great group of artists and we’re all working on similar journal projects for 2014. Many of the artists use what’s called a … Continue reading

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June’s Final Background

It’s mid-June, and time for me to post the last background technique for the month. From here on out, it’s time to play, practice, and post your pieces! Today’s background technique is perfect for your altered book covers. However, the … Continue reading

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Papertowel Backgrounds

I absolutely LOVE papertowel backgrounds. I guess half of the reason is that they’re easy (even using my ‘trash’ paper towels that I’ve been cleaning my art up with!), but also, they’re just so colorful and eyecatching. You’re going to … Continue reading

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Inky Backgrounds

Ready to make a little mess????? I’m back with another F.A.T. (featured art technique.)  This one is really fun and it has you using your inkpads and reinkers! I love ink! For these techniques you’ll need: water based ink pads … Continue reading

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Mixed Media with Drywall Mud

As part of an online art group I’m involved with, I’ll be posting a few more technique videos during the month of June. Most techniques this month will feature various background techniques, or a variety of techniques focusing on one … Continue reading

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Folded Book Video

Ok… I will admit I have NO idea what I’m doing with a video and appologize in advance. Number one, I’ve never done a video before and figuring out what to do with my camera, I set it up on … Continue reading

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Color Me a Rainbow

What a beautiful day! The sun is shining, and I promised color today, so color it is! Have you ever seen Traci Bautista’s colorful art? She’s a master at creating gorgeous backgrounds. You can do a search on YouTube for … Continue reading

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