Product Review: Canson XL Mix Media Sketchbook

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Since I lead a fairly busy life, I tend to like sketchbooks that are portable and easy to carry in my purse. (Check out my post about my… Continue reading

An Upcycled Art Journal and Exploratory Art Experiences

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, One of my favorite things to do is find new uses for everyday objects that no longer have value for their intended purpose.  (Upcycling!) Since, I’ve been wanting… Continue reading

Bookmarks for Library Appreciation Week

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Next week is library appreciation week (April 12-18, 2015). It is a week long event where library patrons can show appreciation for libraries, books and reading in general.… Continue reading

Linocut Stamp Carving

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, After creating my own stamps out of erasers and foam, I wanted to try using actual stamp carving tools and materials. After doing some research, I bought the following items.… Continue reading

Colored Pencil Review: Derwent Inktense Pencils

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that a couple of weeks ago, I had a lot of fun with watercolor paints. (Check out my adventures in watercolor here.) When… Continue reading

Easy DIY: How to Make Stamps out of Erasers and Foam

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, I love stamping and I’ve been really into using different stamps and inks to adorn my cards or mixed media art. Although there are some really great stamps… Continue reading

Annotated Audrey’s Adventures in Watercolor

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, I’ve always had a fascination for watercolor paintings and art.  I love the blurred lines and the way the colors fade into one another.  Up until recently, I shied… Continue reading

My Creative Process: A Crimson Memory

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may remember the old wooden cutting board I transformed into mixed media awesomeness a couple of years ago.  The… Continue reading

First Impressions: Faber Castell Polychromos and Blending Technique

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Last week, I decided to purchase a set of Faber Castell Polychromos colored pencils. (I blame Lisa from Lachri Fine Art, she’s a super talented artist who uses… Continue reading

DIY: Pennant and Flower Banner

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, One of my favorite things to do is make my own decorations for parties, events, etc. Recently, we had a party at work that required such a thing.… Continue reading

Bullet Point Review: Canson Pro Layout Marker Pad

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Recently, I’ve been interested in playing with different types of paper. I typically use white cardstock for my illustrations, but I wanted to try something new. For this… Continue reading

Basic Sketching Toolkit and Sketches

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, For some reason, I have been really into sketching and drawing lately.  As such, I have been taking my sketching toolkit and sketchbook with me everywhere. For those… Continue reading