Artist Trading Cards (ATCs): Tucson Edition

Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, A short time ago while in the midst of some artsy online research, I stumbled upon Artist Trading Cards or ATCs. Basically, ATCs are unique pieces of art that… Continue reading

Painting in Squares

Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, If you follow my creative adventures, you may have noticed that I’ve been doing a lot of crafty projects lately. Actually, with all the crafty projects I’ve been… Continue reading

Double-Layered Craft Paper Postcards

Hello Citizens of The Blogosphere, In today’s post, I’ll show you how I made my own postcards using postcard stamps.  Although there are a number of postcard stamps available, I decided to go with the Stampers… Continue reading

A Mini Scrapbook for A Smile: A Personal Experience

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Let me start by saying that this is not a post you would typically find on this blog. It regards a recent personal experience that I felt compelled to share. I… Continue reading

Handmade Note Card Sets & Ink Pad Watercolor Technique

Hello Citizens of the Blogosphere, Just a quick update before we begin… Lately, I’ve been working towards achieving my goals of creating more and getting my work seen. As part of this initiative, I’ve been thinking of starting… Continue reading

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