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    Day 1 Prompt: Repeat After Me

    The March Ten Day Choose Art Challenge has begun! We’re glad you’re back. Today is all about repetition and patterns. How do you make patterns? By repeating a mark, design or thread. You can use stamps, pens or found objects…

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    Day 4: Home

    Where is “Home” to you? Is it where you grew up? Are you still there? Is it a childhood home, a region, a specific house or structure? Or is it a completely new place that you’ve created on your own?…

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    Books I Love – 3

    This one is for people who like to take a deep dive into art history. I found it through an interlibrary loan search and it’s a keeper! For those of you who want to continue learning about women artists in…

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    Books I Love – 2

    Today’s book is A Big Important Art Book (Now With Women): Profiles of Unstoppable Female Artists – and Projects to Help You Become One written by Danielle Krysa founder of The Jealous Curator. I share this title because it’s part…

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    Books I Love

    For the next few days I’m going to share books I love and am currently reading. Why? Because it’s a great time of year to be inspired. By reading about other artists and creative entrepreneurs, we gather ideas and inspiration.…

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    Day 9: Making Mandalas

    I was re-introduced to mandalas during a free online course Kathryn Costa offered in December. She also has a great book, The Mandala Guidebook: How to draw, paint and color expressive mandala art that I was lucky enough to get…

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    Day 7: Beautiful YOU!

    As women we are shown at an early age what the standard of beauty is for our generation. This standard shifts slightly within each generation, but in my opinion it’s rarely the true meaning of beauty. The things my friends…

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    Day 4: Everything Hearts

    Who doesn’t love hearts? In the mood for fluffy, frilly and pink? That’s what I originally thought when I started scavenging for supplies for this piece. I had visions of the pink card stock and lacy doilies from years gone…

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    Day 3: Inspired by Nature

    Did you ever have one of those days that just doesn’t start right? That’s me – overslept, missed a deadline, and was greeted by cat barf on the kitchen floor. Not the best way to get going. Sometimes when a…

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    Day 2: Favorite Colors

    Tami’s prompt was fun today! Three of my favorite colors: Pink, purple and blue! It’s easy to see when you thumb through my altered art journal, and of course….there’s the purple hair. It’s kind of a “tell.” They’ve traded places…