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How to do Gelli Printing

          I have a new obsession…..Gelli printing.  What is Gelli printing you say….well let me tell you about it.  My friend Sandra and I signed up for Book of Days by the lovely Effy Wild (effywild.com)  and one of the lessons showed Sarah Trumpp (one of her guest artists) with a fast paced video of […]

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Word of the year

Happy New Year!  Every January I choose a word to guide me in the year.  I figure out the word in different ways. Sometimes it comes to me when I am walking the dog, reflecting on the year, writing in my journal or creating art.  Other years I needed to meditate and really focus on […]

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Making time for the things you love

Hello lovelies, Welcome to the new people that have joined my newsletter list recently.  I love when I get a message from mail chimp to tell me I have a new subscriber.  I always hold my breathe and hope it isn’t an unsubscribe message!  I started a new position as an occupational therapist in October […]

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Easy Foam Leaf Stamps

I love the colors of fall.  The deep greens, reds, oranges and yellows make me want to create in my art studio.  We decided to make some leaf paintings by making our own stamps out of foam.   It is so easy to do.  All you need is some foam (we buy sheets at the […]

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Thank You

Thank you to everyone that came out for the Delta Studio Stomp.  It was such a fun event.  It is always hard as an artist to put yourself out there and show your art, especially when you are welcoming people into your home.  At one point on Sunday there were adults and kids all coloring […]

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Sneak peak of paintings

Hi There,  I hope the start of school is going well for everyone.  I have been painting a lot in the studio lately getting ready for the Delta Studio Stomp.  Here are some of the owl paintings that will be part of my art show.  I hope you can pop by next weekend to see […]

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Chalk Art

We love chalk art.  It is inexpensive, easy and fun.  We experimented with 3D art, making creations together and mixing water with the chalk to make chalk paint.   To make chalk paint the kids just scraped some of the chalk into a cup and added water.  Chalk art is also a great community activity since […]

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Creating with Feathers

We have been experimenting with feathers lately.  It is fun to try to find feathers outside or you can buy a bag of feathers at a dollar store or craft store.  Here are some fun ideas: Painting Feathers-We had fun painting patterns on feathers with acrylic paint.  We used good quality thicker paints so it […]

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