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The Kathryn Wheel

The Kathryn Wheel
Spring workshops are now available for booking at Yay! It's that time again .... time for the new classes to be announced at Art from the Heart. There is always an amazing variety of classes from an fab bunch of tutors all offering something totally different, from books to canvases, art journaling to altered matchboxes, and even faith journaling. You can check out all the classes *here* As usual I'll be there doing a few classes so I hope to see you there.

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Carla Sonheim Hi everyone! My name is Carla Sonheim and I am the author of Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists: 52 Creative Exercises to Make Drawing Fun! (Quarry Books, 2010). This book has sold over 100,000 copies, and for this I am very grateful! When my boys were young I taught art in their elementary school classrooms. 4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How To Get Started Meditation is the art of silencing the mind. When the mind is silent, concentration is increased and we experience inner peace in the midst of worldly turmoil. This elusive inner peace is what attracts so many people to meditation and is a quality everyone can benefit from. What are the Benefits of Meditation? I’ve been meditating twice a day for the past 9 years because I enjoy it.

jon klassen detail from the same aforementioned upcoming book This was posted 1 week ago. It has 248 notes. . for a new book by Mac Barnett I’m illustrating that will (god willing) be out this fall! This was posted 1 month ago. Art Journal Every Day Q: How can I find all the previous Art Journal Every Day posts? A: Find them all listed by category and linked here. Q: What is Art Journal Every Day? A: Art Journal Every Day is weekly feature on this blog. It appears every Friday. The Art Journal Every Day (AJED) posts are always art journal focused, though not necessarily focused on daily art journaling.

Art Journal Handout This is a basic art journal handout that I created; it includes my conception of what an art journal is, how to incorporate art and writing in your journal, some basic techniques, some basic art journal prompts, what to include in a basic art journal kit, how to incorporate art journaling into your life, and some resources. I hope that you find it useful in your creative journey, or sharing the creativity with others! You can download it here: Diana Delaney I Heart Gelli Arts! What a wonderfully addictive process that, for me, is also healing and grounding. There is something that happens, while pulling Gelli Plate mono-prints, that centers me. Creating Monoprints is a Creative Meditative Practice. Gelli Arts Mode: Beyond Time and Space

101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy Do the healthy thing, even when it's challenging, inconvenient or considered weird. Take pride in that. Just because it's popular doesn't mean it's smart or good for you. Homemade Glitter Homemade shimmery glitter is probably the easiest thing you can make and really pretty to look at. Plus, this version is edible and nontoxic for crafting. Supplies: table salt, food coloring and a tupperware container to mix in. A little silver dust used in decorating cakes adds some shimmer-if you’re a shimmer kind of girl-but it’s not completely necessary. Pour some salt into the tubberware. Yummy Finds and Journal Entries Have you ever heard of Artisan Tape? Or did you know that Tim Holtz also has decorative tape? Well, I just discovered them and I must say that I LOVE them. They are a fabulous creative way for borders on a journal page, although I am certain there are many more great uses! I saw them on a website and went searching on my own to find the Tim Holtz tape, when I got to the store I also found Artisan Tape by Pink Paisley and fell in LOVE.

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