Take the Leap – Pebeo Mixed-Media Canvas

Last year I started experimenting with materials from Pebeo's mixed media line. In January I had the good fortune of taking several workshops sponsored by the manufacturer at the Winter 2016 CHA trade show to incorporate their resin products as well. I've done liquid panel artwork before, but these experiences made me desire to take the materials in a different direction than I'd gone. I wanted to … [Read more...]

Always and Forever Valentine Heart Wall Hanging

My funny Valentine is off at a soccer tournament with my oldest this weekend, so I am taking the time to get some things together for when he gets home.  I am making his favorite cheesecake, some cookies and this little wallhanging with the title to a favorite song. The project started with this wood heart from Hobby Lobby. It's about 12" x 12". First I applied heavy gel medium to the … [Read more...]

enQoRe™ Watercolor Mixology I : online workshop!

Introducing my enQoRe™ Watercolor Mixology I : online workshop! Workshop Description Starting in January 2015, I'm launching a brand new website for my Palettini™ brand with an online program that includes LIVE and self-paced workshops to inspire you to PLAY with and explore mixed media. The intent is to keep workshops as inexpensive as possible; allowing you to use your … [Read more...]

Sketches of Life

For a long time I've done different documentations of my life. Whether by making a family scrapbook, through writing in a journal, art journaling (in which oftentimes the words get out on the page (and then painted over); and more recently I've taken up my sketchbook to document the ordinary things.  I love all of these outlets of creativity! As I wrote in my last entry, one of my … [Read more...]

DLP Challenges: Week 14 – What’s in a name?

This journal page is part of the Documented Life Project.  The challenge for Week 14 is here if you are new to this process or want to play along. March 29 Challenge (Week Fourteen) - What's in a Name? This week's challenge was to write your name and embellish it. Here is the page I created in my art journal based on the challenge.  To start, I used a scrap of … [Read more...]