Remembering Grandpa Doyle

Dennis and I were talking this morning in his room about junk that needs to be sorted and gotten rid of. As I was looking around he mentioned the stack of his mom’s pictures. They were sitting under a shelf in a storage cabinet, just out in the open. Under the pile of photos was…

Making messy fun in the Studio

In the Studio we’ve been offering Art Journal classes for well over a year. In January of this year we started a new version of the class titled ‘Art Journal Adventure.’ We’re working in a smaller format. I think the pad is about 5 inches by 9 inches. I’m really liking the smaller format and…

A canvas of many layers

It’s been a while since I’ve felt inspired to work on a canvas but now the ideas are just bursting around in my head and I can’t get them out fast enough! This is a 12-inch by 12-inch canvas. There’s such a variety of techniques showcased on this canvas. We’ll make these gorgeous flowers from…

Trading cards build friendships

You know what I really enjoy about our ATC workshop/class? The students enjoy the class just as much as I do. When we began this class a little over a year ago, I struggled with it. Going from working on a 12-inch by 12-inch scrapbook page to a tiny piece of paper that measures 2…