New Class - Hacking The Color Wheel

New Class - Hacking The Color Wheel

I am over the moon excited to announce I'll be teaching in Hacking The Color Wheel with 13 other talented ladies.  It is hosted by Kiala Givehand and we can't wait to get crazy with color!  I'll be teaching in Session 2 but I do hope you will take advantage of the full class! Both sessions are going to be amazing! In these courses we will focus on how to use colors in a variety of ways. From color wheels and swatches, to mono-color studies, color mixing, and crazy color combinations, these classes are all about how we can use color to create a feeling, a mood, and/or a story about our past, our present and our future.

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Altered Book Flower Fun

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You guys know I love creating flowers in my art journals. They are just such a happy subject and put a smile on your face!I am super excited to announce I have a new class at Big Picture Classes and it's all about playing with flowers in an altered book art journal. Come join me in Altered Book Flower Fun as we have fun playing and getting messy with paint, ink, pens and more. It's really all about playing and just having fun! I hope to see you in class!

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Artsy Dori Workshop Sale

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One of the reasons I started this little online creative space was to encourage others to make time for creativity. I truly believe everyone is creative! My first self hosted workshop that went live in November was a great leap towards that goal of inspiring others. Thank you to all the sweet peeps that have purchased my workshop so far and trusted me to lead you in a creative journey. I have been blown away by all the wonderful Artsy Doris you have created! And for a short time (through tomorrow 6/21) the Artsy Dori Workshop is on sale! You can find all the details right here that includes a preview video. Keep creating everyone! It's a beautiful thing!

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An Amazing Art Journaling Journey Starting Soon!

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It's almost here and I can't wait! I am so excited and honored to be a core artist in The Journey Within - A Year of Handmade Art Journals with Kiala Givehand. Just look at this lineup of artists! What? That's what I said to myself when Kiala invited me to join this group of beyond amazing women! BEYOND AMAZING! I'm still pinching myself!

I'm honored to be among this group of truly beautiful creative women!

1. Lisa DeYoung 2. Virginia Simpson-Magruder 3. Julie Baker 4. Barb Owen 5. Sadelle Wiltshire 6. Andrea Gomoll

7. Kiala Givehand 8. Tori Weyers 9. Hali Karla 10. Tiare Smith 11. Yuko Miki 12. Lisa McLoughlin 13. Vivienne McMaster (an Exclusive Interview)

14. Mimi Bondi 15. Kelly Johnson 16. Nicole Piar 17. Cindy Gilstrap (That's Me! Still pinching myself!) 18. Amanda Trought 19. iHanna

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I hope you will consider joining me on this amazing journey in 2016 where we will learn how to make 12 different handmade art journals, learn mixed media art techniques, explore our creative hearts, and more! Believe me these talented women have some amazing things in store for 2016.

I can't wait to learn from all these wonderful artists. The class is going to be jam packed with so much inspiration each month.

And if you bring a friend along on the journey there is agenerous friend discount! How cool is that? And it's always more fun to go on a journey with a friend! It starts in just a few weeks, so I hope to see you there!

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P.S. I'm still pinching myself!

Come On An Art Journal Journey With Me!

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How would you like to go on an amazing creative journey with me in 2016? I would love for you to come along! I am tickled pink and honored to be a teacher in The Journey Within: A Year of Handmade Art Journals with book maker, Kiala Givehand and 16 other amazing artists. The class starts on January 1st and goes for the entire year.

Each month, Kiala with teach you how to make your own handmade art journal, give you prompts, tips, and techniques for filling the pages. There are 6 core artists along with guest artists each month that will be sharing their take on the themes and prompts, and their art journaling process.

To kick off this amazing course, Kiala has created a book for December and asked each guest artist to give her a challenge to complete during the month.

Today is my challenge. Here’s what I asked Kiala to do:

I believe it is so important to make time for creativity. So for this challenge watch my Fast Forward Art Play #3 from my blog post, Just Create.

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Pick two techniques that I show and use in any way you want. Focus your page around the word Journey to kick off this wonderful Journey Within.

I encourage you to try the challenge I gave Kiala and leave a comment with a link to your art so I can see your awesome work!

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Make sure you check out each wonderful artist in the December Blog Hop challenge. They have got some great challenges for Kiala for the month of December before class begins in January.

HERE'S THE LINE UP December 1 -- Mimi Bondi -- MimiBondi.com December 2 -- Cindy Gilstrap -- Junque Art Studios December 4 -- Tiare Smith -- TiareSmith.com December 7 -- Julie Baker-- Creatively Onward December 8 -- Amanda Trought -- Reality Arts December 9 -- Andrea Gomoll -- Cre8tive Cre8tions December 10 -- Nicole Piar -- GhostKitten.com December 11 -- Lisa DeYoung -- Mountain Mermaid Studios December 15 -- Kelly Johnson -- Wings, Worms, and Wonder December 16 -- Tori Weyers -- DrawRiot.com December 17 -- Sadelle Wiltshire -- Tangle Vermont December 18 -- Barb Owen -- HowToGetCreative.com December 21 -- Hali Karla -- HaliKarla.com December 22 -- Yuko Miki -- Honeyberry Studios December 23 -- Lisa McLoughlin -- Lisa McLoughlin Art December 28 -- Virginia Simpson-Magruder -- Kentucky Girl Designs December 30 -- iHanna -- iHanna.nu


What about you? Are you ready to take the challenge? Join us for this amazing adventure and have your most creative year yet. CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up for the class.

I hope you will join us on this JOURNEY! It is going to be so much fun!

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Are You Ready to Create?

Artsy Dori™ Workshop

Are you ready to get your days planned out with a flexible and unique fauxdori notebook? Do you just need a way to organize your thoughts, doodles, or sketches? Are you looking for a fun and creative way to contain your written journals or art journals? Do you want to make a unique gift for the holidays? Or do you just need an excuse to make time to be creative? Then Artsy Dori™ is for you. In this self-paced mixed media class you will have a blast making a creative and unique midori style traveler’s notebook Junque Art style.

The class is open! To get all the details head over to my new classroom, Junque Art Studio, and check it out.

I can't wait to see you there!

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