Monet’s Water Lilies Inspire a Stencil Design

Happy Holidays! Hope you all have some time to sneak away from family and holiday obligations to putter a little in the studio… This stencil from StencilGirl Products was inspired by Monet’s Waterlilies–that wonderful one in the Museum of Modern … Continue reading

Looping Leafy Vines STENCIL VIDEO!

Looping Leafy Vines! This new stencil from me and Stencil Girl Products is available at. This stencil is available, along with a wealth of other interesting stencils from myself and other artists from In this demo, learn how to add … Continue reading

Book Giveaway! Quinn McDonald’s INNER HERO Creative Art Journal

  Quinn McDonald has written a lovely book in Inner Hero Creative Art Journal: Mixed Media Messages to Silence Your Inner Critic. With creative prompts, encouragement, new techniques and worksheets, you will get closer to having your inner critic step … Continue reading

Alternative Art Journals Book Giveaway

Alternative Art Journals: Explore Innovative Approaches to Collecting Your Creativity BOOK GIVEAWAY! Create Mixed Media is giving away a copy of my book, Alternative Art Journals at their blog The Creative Life, but you must enter by the end of … Continue reading

Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling

New from North Light Books: I just got my two copies of Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling in the mail from Cincinnati. Its edited by Kristy Conlin, and is a really nice book. Part of the Charm Journals chapter from my book, Alternative Art … Continue reading

Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling

                                    New from North Light Books: I just got my two copies of Mixed Media Techniques for Art Journaling in the mail from … Continue reading

Foldouts and other Ephemera at the Grolier Club

On Friday I attended two wonderful shows at the Grolier Club at 47 East 60th Street in New York ( The first exhibition, “Rooms of Wonder: from Wunderkammer to Museum, 1599-1899” closed on Saturday, Feb 2nd. It was a show … Continue reading

The Altered Page offers an Alternative Giveaway

The Altered Page Seth Apter of the wonderful journaling and art site, The Altered Page,  has reviewed Alternative Art Journals and is offering a giveaway! Leave a comment on the link above by December 16th to be entered to win … Continue reading

New Workshop DVDs from Artists Network TV and North Light Books

Alternative Art Journals with Margaret Peot and Alternative Art Cards with Margaret Peot These two new DVDs are workshops on disks–step outside the traditional ways to make a mark and start being creative on a daily basis. Art Cards shows … Continue reading

Alternative Art Journal Book Review and Giveaway

UK Artist Sue Bulmer has reviewed Alternative Art Journals on her blog: She says: “Alternative Art Journals provides you with ideas of ‘how’ to collect elements which inspire new ideas for your work. This section I really enjoyed as … Continue reading