Road Trip Essentials

Hello folks and fellow travel enthusiasts! Anytime during the year (except maybe heavy snow, heavy rain, bad storms, below zero weather) is a great time to take a short or long road trip! I love road trips and exploring the country by car. From the comfort and convenience of your car, you can see and … Continue reading Road Trip Essentials

Tip Tuesday: Best Place to Get Freebies

Hola! Wanted to try the currently popular brush fonts? But don't want to pay for a font? Ever wonder where to get free and high quality graphics, fonts, and files? Look no more! Today I'll discuss where I go to get good stuff for free. You'll need an account for the following three... Creative Market … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Best Place to Get Freebies

DIY Gesso 2.0

Howdy y'all! (No, I'm not a Texan XD). Are you wondering what gesso is? What it's used for? Are you confused?  I'll answer all these questions and more! Gesso is surface preparation. It can be clear, white, black, or any color. It provides a little "tooth" or "grit" for your media to cling on to. … Continue reading DIY Gesso 2.0

Tip Tuesday: Mail Art

Hiya and Happy Tuesday! Today, we'll be decorating envelopes. Who doesn't like to receive gorgeous mail? I know I do🤩😍😊. Let's get started, shall we? You'll need: three blank envelopes (I'm using these silvery ones), a paper plate, three or four different colors of acrylic paint, two stencils, and Q-tips. Envelope 1 Pour some paint … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Mail Art

Tip Tuesday: Ocean Themed Artist Trading Cards

Hello guys! Today, we'll be doing some ocean/sea themed ATC's. Unsure what an ATC is? Check out this page. The finished product will be similar to this: You will need: 3 blank ATC's on watercolor paper, watercolor, PVA glue or a glue stick, scissors, small brush, water, collage paper (or tissue paper), markers I'm using … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Ocean Themed Artist Trading Cards

Tip Tuesday: Washi Tape Resist

Here the first ever Tip Tuesday! *drumroll please* Do you ever want to try resist in your art such as revealing eye catching white space in watercolor or acrylic/oil paint? I love the big reveal! I've always wanted to try masking fluid but it's so pricey. (P.S. If you don't understand what resist and masking … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Washi Tape Resist