As an artist, you should always push the limit of what you know and what type of medium you work. Past studies have brought me from oil to acrylic and the. Watercolor. Each medium gave me a different perspective and taught me something new. My skills grew. You might have a favorite but try to experiment.
This month, I’m working with wires, handmade beads, and pliers. My eyes have opened to new possibilities and a new signature line. My goal is to try new techniques, styles, and learn new methods of jewelry making. You never know, some experiments and...
As a creator, it’s always to great to hear from your customers. Hearing that someone purchased your clothing and books because they are learning the language is always inspiring. Thank you to all those who love learning!
This fall our artist is busy creating miniature worlds and adding to her miniature sculpture artist collection. Mahieu's workshop desk is filled with needle tools, clay, and tiny facets that require a delicate touch. Needle by needle she miniature houses and realistic looking earrings are being created.
Are artist's advice this month - try something new. One way to grow your creative side and your skill level is to try new mediums and materials. Our artist started out with using oils and acrylics before she went digital. Now, she's trying old fashioned 3-D - clay sculpture but scaled down to...
After a prolonged winter in the Midwest, I was inspired by all things summer. I also tried a few new methods this past month. My world has gone from bright rainbow punked unicorns to hand-sculpted earrings.
I think too many snow storms toward what was supposed to be the beginning of spring really made me appreciate all things associated with summer. Bright colors and characters really called to me. I stepped outside my usual book characters and ventured into my version of a rockin' unicorn and an Elvis inspired pig.
My eyes started to pay attention to more than colors...