Author Archives: Christine Doyle

Charming My Soul Resin Bracelet

Begin your love affair with resin by making this simple and beautiful project from Tales of Adornment, by Kristen Robinson. Learn the basics of using resin and follow the steps to create the lovely Charming My Soul Resin Bracelet.

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Free to Create with Jesse Reno

In Destination Creativity, Ricë Freeman-Zachery brings the life-altering journey of the art retreat into your hands and the comfort of your favorite chair. In this excerpt from the book, you will take a class alongside Ricë with Jesse Reno at …

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Glass Cane Ring

With the amazing variety of wire and beads available, you can use the instructions for this ring project to create rings for every outfit you own! The simple act of bending wire can be the first step to amazing jewelry …

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Artist Profile: Roz Stendahl

Roz Stendahl is a graphic designer, illustrator, and book artist. She has kept written and visual journals since she was a child, and her paintings—realistic in style, mixed in media—grow out of that life-long practice of journal keeping. Meet Roz and see more of her work here.

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Mermaid Song Bracelet

Pulled from Steampunk Emporium, this whimsical project by Jema “Emilly Ladybird” Hewitt, has you breaking out the metal clay, sea glass and pearls to create this beautiful bracelet fit for a mermaid.

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Artist Profile: David H. Everett

David Everett is a California artist best known for his whimsical papier-mache pieces that are primarily Halloween and Christmas creations. A graphic designer, David’s creations are based on the inspiration he finds in vintage toys and traditional folk art images. Then he puts his own unique and twisted touch on them. As David writes on his web site, “It’s a lot of work, but each piece has its own individual character—one that will hopefully bring a smile to your face for many years to come.”

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8 Tips for Creating Texture

Acrylic Artist magazine

Add depth and dimension to your acrylic and mixed-media painting by experimenting with a variety of unorthodox tools and materials. In this excerpt from Acrylic Artist magazine, Lisa L. Cyr, author of the book Experimental Painting, shares eight techniques to …

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Destination Creativity Addendum

In this post we thank by name the artists who created the pieces that grace the pages of Destination Creativity.

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We Goofed, Too

As editors of art instruction and inspiration book, we would hope we would always credit an artist’s work in a book. In Destination Creativity, we didn’t. Here we offer our apology.

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Keeping Secrets in Your Journal

In this excerpt from her book Raw Art Journaling, Quinn McDonald shares techniques for creating journaling that is Hiding in Plain Sight. You’ll learn first how to write things you want to release yourself from, to forget or put behind you. Then you’ll learn two techniques for hiding those words so they can’t be read.

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