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Friday, July 6th, 2018
NEW!! Free online class: Watercolor Art Journaling

Hi dear crafty friends! I’m so honored and excited to announce my NEW!! Free online class: Watercolor Art Journaling with Big Picture Classes. This class is all about how to use watercolors on your art journal pages!     NEW!! Free online class: Watercolor Art Journaling Watercolors can add movement, color, and a unique look to your art journal pages. But you don’t need to be an expert to achieve these results! In Watercolor Art Journaling, I will share how easy it is to start adding beautiful and colorful elements to your art journals with watercolors. Start by creating backgrounds and adding artistic details and embellishments to your pages. Then combine watercolors with other materials for one-of-a-kind effects. You’ll finish out this class with a look at watercolor-like materials that react in the same way as watercolors. You’ll unlock a world of possibilities with this fun, new medium!     If you’re worried that for this class you might need some …

Sunday, June 24th, 2018
Interactive Art Journal Page

Hi dear crafty friends! usually an art journal page is a spread of two papers or even just one paper. But today I want to share with you an Interactive Art Journal Page which is basically four pages or two spreads! As you can see there is a large spread and in the center of it a smaller page with both sides designed.         Interactive Art Journal Page The secret to this page is to create two different sizes of pages so the smaller page will be in the front while the large spread is in the back. They are both visible because the smaller spread doesn’t cover the spread underneath. To create this Interactive Art Journal Page I worked simultaneously on all sides and when the background was finished I cut the top spread into size. This created the little spread in the center. Then I could add details to the different sides of the pages.   …

Friday, June 1st, 2018
There Are Always two of Us Art Journal Page

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you my There Are Always two of Us Art Journal Page. This page has a lot of layers and color and some unique ways to add words as well.   There Are Always two of Us Art Journal Page First I created the background for this page with tissue papers, stamps and papers. I also added a little spraying to add a little color. Although most of the background is in neutral black and white. The thing that gives the background its texture and interest are the different patterns and sizes of writing and stamps.         Then I added an image of a boy looking at two images I created with stencils. One image is dark and the other is light. These two images are the focal point of the page that talks about two sides in each person. The final thing was to add the text. …

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Free Online Classes

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I want to share with you my two classes with Big Picture Classes and how you can get them for free! These Free Online Classes are so much fun and you will not want to miss them!     Free Online Classes Moving Mini Album This class is full of all the secrets you need to know to create the ultimate interactive mini album. I will take you step by step through the maze of interactive mechanisms and moving parts. You’ll learn how to create a mini album from scratch, how to bind it and how to create the pages inside. Then you’ll discover how to build and add flaps and pockets to the pages and how to create interactive inserts to add to the mini album. You’ll create a complete interactive mini album including photos and embellishments!     Artful Words This class will teach you how to add different types of text to …

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
New Class with BPC – Artful Words!

Hi dear crafty friends! I’m so excited and proud to announce my New Class with BPC – Artful Words! This amazing class is all about letters, words and texts and how we can use them in mixed media projects especially art journal pages.     New Class with BPC – Artful Words! If you want to learn more about this class, what you can learn and how to take it go to Big Picture Classes website and find out! I encourage you to sign up for the free trial they have on the site for new members. It’s a great opportunity to check out all the classes this website can offer you! My class is full of amazing photos, video tutorials and of course lots of tips and ideas in every lesson. you will definitely don’t want to miss this!  Here are a few sneak peeks of some of the projects we create in the Artful Words Class!     …