7 Creative Ideas for How to Organize Art Supplies

  With the exception of professional artists with dedicated out-of-home studios and  hobbyists with the luxury of dedicated studio space,  art supplies storage never turns out looking quite as good as the uber-organized craft rooms depicted in magazines. Instead, art supplies tend to spill into common spaces, especially for those of us who paint at…

Step by step instructions for gathering supplies, preparing materials,a nd hosting an epic paint-along party

How To Host a Bob Ross Paint-Along Theme Party

This post updated: Paint-Along-with-Bob-Ross night art-parties are on regular rotation for my event calendar as an arts facilitator- and for good reason: They are always well attended and talked about for weeks after! This style of art party is great for artists and non-artists because Bob Ross’s soothing commentary and the easy-to-follow instructions in The…

How to Create Geode-Like Resin Encased Gold Blooms

Resin pouring projects (such as my water-splash resin sculptures) often results in excess resin left over after my primary project is complete. I love experimenting with this leftover resin and one of these side-project-experiments recently resulted in a method for creating the geode-like metallic blooms, shown below. Developed to create a shiny and ultra durable…