artistic journey · creative collage · mixed media · painting · Seth Apter

Canvas Collage-Markmaking

I consider myself very lucky to live close enough to several independent stores that bring in fantastic visiting artists. I’ve taken quite a few classes with Seth Apter at both The Ink Pad and Papercraft Clubhouse . This class was another fabulous workshop with Seth. We worked on 12″x 12″ canvases along with deli paper… Continue reading Canvas Collage-Markmaking

balzer designs · collage · gelli print · Ink Pad NYC · mixed media · paint · painting · stencils

6×6 with Julie FeiFan Balzer

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to get a spot in one of the two classes that Julie presented at the Ink Pad in NYC.  I love that fact that I live semi-close enough to take classes with the Ink Pad at Westbeth Community Center.  It’s such a cool space, and I love seeing… Continue reading 6×6 with Julie FeiFan Balzer

altered art · bookmaking · cardboard journal · Ink Pad NYC · journal · Liquitex Paints Michelle Ward · mixed media · painting · stencils

Blast from the past part 2

Last year I took another awesome class with Michelle Ward at the Ink Pad in NYC.  If you ever get a chance to take a class with her, do it! She is funny, very regular, and just lives/loves the creative process. This class was the “cardboard” journal and just so cool to work on! Mine… Continue reading Blast from the past part 2