Category Archives: Lessons

Daily Art Challenge: April 18

Today’s challenge is to use fibers in our art work.  As always, there are lots of ways to incorporate this into your art practice.  Here are a couple ideas: I use fibers to stitch my signatures into my art journal … Continue reading

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Daily Art Challenge: April 16

Today’s daily art challenge prompt is to use wood in your art piece.  There are several ways to do this: You can use thin wood cut-outs like stars, hearts, ovals and circles.  I have several bags of these shapes which … Continue reading

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Let’s Marathon: April 15

Another marathon day in my work room.  Finished up some paper bag journals, I’ve finished three or four pictures which I’ll be using as backgrounds and as embellishments.  I have laid out my scrap projects and am ready to begin … Continue reading

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Weekly Techniques Challenge: Week 16

This weeks challenge is to use alcohol markers in your art practice.  Here’s a link to a post I wrote about alcohol markers.  Here’s another.  Common alcohol markers are Copic, Spectrum Noir  Sharpies, Blick Brush Tip Markers, Tombow, Winsor and … Continue reading

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Daily Art Challenge: April 15

Since it’s April 15th, let’s use this as an opportunity to include money in our art projects. This could be a piece of monopoly money, the receipt from your last shopping excursion, the pennies your kid swallowed when she was … Continue reading

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Marathon, April 14- Derailed!

My great marathon plans fell by the wayside this afternoon.  I was dealing with the ending of a friendship and just didn’t accomplish everything I had hoped.  I’ll begin again tomorrow with another marathon day of art projects, scrap projects … Continue reading

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Daily Art Challenge: April 14

Today’s challenge prompt is to use acrylic craft paints in your artwork. There are several ways to use craft paints:  Mix the colors together to make your own unique color. Dribble two or three colors over a piece of paper, … Continue reading

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