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A Whole Library of Awesome Art Instruction

If you’re not able to come to our live event with Karen Cambell, how about the next best thing? Learning from her books! She’s totally inspiring and fun and makes everything crystal clear in person and her books are just like her. Check out this list of her best loved books including the newest on how to draw hands…I know, hands!!

Creativity is Curious

Creativity likes to find pockets of shiny and new in your daily life. That doesn’t mean epic and overwhelming, it’s more the gentle surprise of a daffodil budding where there wasn’t one yesterday or a little  time looking through a new book or the bit of happiness when you notice how pretty the rows of brightly colored produce look in the grocery. Nurture these little pockets of delight in your day and see what possibilities open for you.

Create Your Life!


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Do You Have an Artistic Style? Yes, You Do – Learn What It Is!

Happy March!

I always like the beginning of a new month – because, possibilities! I’ve been trying out new things in the studio lately and learning lots – from revisiting palette knife painting to exploring the instant book form we’ve talked about before and a few other things. Of course, it’s not all gone perfectly – I’ve made a few ugly bits too!

It’s good for your creativity to stretch and push and even make some ugly art. After all, ugly art comes before good art. Do you take time and space to learn and try new things? It doesn’t have to be  a big commitment, even trying something small for the first time is a creative expansion.

Artistic Style – What is it and do you have one?

Hint: Yes, you do! Are you struggling with trying to find your own style even after watching a jillion You Tube videos? Check out this video from the Art Journaling for Beginners You Tube channel where I talk about that exact thing. We talked about what artistic style is, how to describe it, how it varies with the medium used and even looked at some examples to make things clearer. This video will finally help you find your style.

Make Your Own Art!