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Experiments with acrylic paint | smooch, rub, lift

Experiments with acrylic paint | smooch, rub, lift

Creativity is an elixir of life. It keeps us from being dried up and brittle by keeping the essence of our life-force juiciness channeling into new ideas, projects and visions. Heatherash Amara I love experimenting with acrylic paint. Making collage papers or mixed media papers is my favorite way to experiment and play, just letting […]

Illustrating Christmas

Illustrating Christmas

I have been illustrating Christmas in two recent paintings. They are not elaborate in style or detail, or even very thought through, but they’re my try at doing some kind of “design”, illustrating the season of Christmas in my own way. I follow a few illustrators on social media that has been filling my streams […]

Art Journal Peek: Endless possibilities

Art Journal Peek: Endless possibilities

An art journal gives you endless possibilities to be creative. There are always new, blank pages that is waiting around the corner – waiting for us to draw, paint, collage, create art or mess up. It’s a kind of magic that is always there for us when we need it, even on dark nights when […]

Letting Creativity Loose

Letting Creativity Loose

Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda Sometimes I forget how to do a collage, how to paint or how to draw. It feels like I’m lost, or like I’ve lost my ability to be creative. But then I remember the trick: I need to give myself permission to play. To work without expectations […]

Hello Acrylics, Hello painted grid

Hello Acrylics, Hello painted grid

Hello Acrylics, welcome out to play. I wish we could have a rendez vous every day you and me, but alas, it’s not happening. Actually it’s happening way too seldom these days. I know where you are and I should make time, but then it doesn’t happen. A week after thinking I should make time […]

Trying out Martha Stewart Craft Paints

Trying out Martha Stewart Craft Paints

As the very curious person I am I really had to try a few of the new acrylic paints I saw in my local craft store recently. But to be honest with you, the biggest reason I couldn’t resist buying these three bottles were because of the packaging. They’re just so cute! These paint colors […]