Happy Hope-full New Year!

Happy New Year!  As we begin 2014, I sense it is a brand new season, set against a backdrop of HOPE. May you be blessed with new vision and a sense of hope for this coming year! Here is a bit of info about one of my new online art journaling classes, Painting Beautiful Backgrounds: Painting Beautiful Backgrounds can be easy and fun!  In this workshop, you will see me paint all the backgrounds of the Hope Journal, step-by-step,  as well as a few bonus step-by-step backgrounds from the Faith Journal,  PLUS how-to use gesso for beautiful backgrounds.

“Hope is the thing with feathers”… and beautiful Embellished Edges

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune  without the words and never stops at all.” – Emily Dickenson “A song of the heart an never be caged.” – unknown “He will cover you with His wings; you will be safe in His care; His faithfulness will protect and defend you.” – Psalm 91:4 GNT The techniques for this embellished edge is demonstrated and taught in the Embellishing Edges & Text Workshop This egg with text is demonstrated and taught in Embellishing Edges & Text Workshop

When you feel like giving up on your vision…

Faith Journal-Center Left Circle Flap- quote from Pinterest I’ve debated whether to share this, but in case it encourages someone to keep going and not give up on the vision they’ve been given, I am going to go ahead and share. About a year ago, I had a vision of teaching online art journaling classes. The vision, or dream, caught me by surprise because I’m not really a computer, internet person. I started this blog because I wanted to be a part of a community and connect with like-minded people after the school I had taught Art at for ten… Read More