I much prefer learning new things in my very own studio. I have
grown to luv on-line classes. My finger hovered over a backgrounds
class for a long time till reality set in and I decided to complete a
class I had bought 2 years ago. I bought the supplies for it but
haven't actually done much more than enjoy the eye candy. This is the
I am keeping up nicely with CJS2014 which runs for the month of January. It is very amazing how many household objects become creative tools! I had gotten some cake decorating supplies for polymer clay. I had no idea they have more mixed media usefulness! ;) And cardboard...!!!
I luv stencils and I joined the Stencil Girls Club. They have a friendly community site and I'm learning some good stuff. :)
as I enjoy all the mixed media paints and inks, I really want my art to
be fibre based. So I decided to add to my expertise and my thread
collection by joining the Superior Threads Sampler Club. New members
get a dvd on working with various threads. The monthly package will
remind me to expand my abilities.
I had made stitch samples for Nina but darn it, now I need to alter all these stitches because you get sew many great options with elongating and/or widening. I will have lots of opportunity to try out my new threads.
Seems like a lot but
there is method in my madness. I need to build up my supplies and help
to focus on a couple of aspects of where I am headed in developing my