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Dura-Lar Butterflies

I love the look of stained glass, but my overflowing supply cabinet and relatively small studio space tell me now is not the time to learn a new craft! So, I tried painting on *Grafix Dura-Lar to mimic the effect for now. I used a combination of ink and acrylics and lined it with Pebeo relief outliner to get more dimension and a stained glass edge effect. I’m happy with the way it turned out, and because the Dura-Lar is more portable than a heavy window, I can move the… Read more Dura-Lar Butterflies

Practice & Patchwork

“You have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself.” – Miles Davis Miles Davis was a musician, but his quote can be applied to any creative endeavor. It takes a while to get the basics right before a real sense of style and individuality comes through. I’ve been a “practicing” artist coming up on three years in July. That seems like a long time, but I’ve needed every one of those years to evolve, first looking to others for inspiration and learning different techniques, tools… Read more Practice & Patchwork