Tag Archives: mixed media art

New Look…Same Creative Soul

I was getting a bit tired of the format and background on my blog so I decided something fresh and new was in order! Spring is kind of the time for that, after all. It isn’t easy to find an … Continue reading

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Creating Art that is Encouraging to Myself and Others

No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth 😉 I know it’s a long time between my posts, but that’s just how it goes with me. I have a goal to post more often, but I obviously still have … Continue reading

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Artful Expression of Depression

“Some days she didn’t know how to be happy. So she let herself be sad. “  Many people who have never dealt with depression personally have a misunderstanding that it is simply ongoing sadness. It’s part of what adds to … Continue reading

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I was interviewed for an artist’s spotlight!

Recently I was interviewed for a Visual Artist’s Spotlight on a website by Cheryl Cope. Cheryl coaches women on enhancing creativity, weight loss and general women’s issues with a Christian perspective. I was a bit unsure how to respond to … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to My Daughter…a new journey for both of us

My last blog entry included journal pages about my 19 year old daughter preparing to move to Seattle (we live in Missouri) and my preparing for her to go. So, I thought I would share a bit more about this…another … Continue reading

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Art journaling my feelings

What I really love to use an art journal for is expressing my feelings or working out how I feel when I’m unsure. This is what I have done for my last several pages and it feels good. First, a … Continue reading

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A new batch of altered book pages from “All About Women”

The experimenting, learning and growing with mixed media and art journaling is still happening on a daily basis. I like to peruse Pinterest for images and videos about art journaling for inspiration and to learn new techniques. It’s been very … Continue reading

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