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How to Create a Heart-Themed Mixed Media

This post will show you how to create a mixed media with a heart theme. This is a fun project you can do with a few simple materials. READ ENTIRE POST…

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The Competition Between Career and Creative Life

It’s the second day of a four-day weekend and I’m sitting here, in my art room, staring at a mixed media canvas in process. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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Flowers, Photography, and Photoshop

Here’s a few tips on how to photograph flowers and then alter the images with Photoshop to create a soft, romantic mood. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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Find the Music of Your Heart: A DIY Mixed Media Project

The music of my artistic heart is mixed media. Here’s a diy post to show you how to make a mixed media piece using plaster cloth, pressed flowers, and rice paper. Texture a canvas with gesso and let dry. Then paint … Continue reading

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Kindred Hearts: Inspire, Delight, Sustain

I am a mother most blessed to have two daughters with whom my heart feels safe and my artistic spirit inspired. We are kindred hearts. Elya and Andy returned home last weekend and we snuck away to create in my … Continue reading

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For the Love of Texture: 7 Mixed Media Tips

When I was a little girl, I loved all things soft and natural and feathery. Even though I’ve grown into woman skin, the little girl inside still delights in touching different textures. This is one BIG reason why I seek … Continue reading

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Deborah Keily Hanson: Pianist, Composer, Teacher

Meet the multi-talented Deborah Keily Hanson: pianist, composer, teacher and so much more! I play her music while creating because her unique arrangements inspire my creative muse. I first met Deborah almost twenty years ago when I returned from living in Europe. … Continue reading

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