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What Not to Do at an Art Workshop — Artistcoveries

I recently attended another pastel workshop, and I have to say that I learned a lot from the experience. In many ways, though, what I learned wasn’t so much about how to work with soft pastels as it was about myself. First, let’s start with this pastel painting, one that I did at the workshop: […] What Not to Do at an Art Workshop — Artistcoveries Advertisements

The 7th experiment with Cernit polymer clay — Art from my Heart

This is the 7th experiment: mixing all the glitter translucent’s into all the colored Translucent colors. I have 12 translucent colors now, plus the clear white Translucent. The new colors are Bordeaux, Orange, Lime green, glitter silver, glitter gold, and glitter white. Clayfactory.net/Cernit There is the ripple bead I did the video for, it looks […] The 7th experiment with Cernit polymer clay — Art from my Heart

Shared Memories: For the love New York Lunch

Originally posted on Gloversville Arts:
Written by guest blogger Jessica Henry McClements ? ? Close your eyes. Take a moment to relax and breathe in and out a few times. Now, imagine. You hear the clinking of glass. The smell of onions sizzling on a grill starts to fill your nose. You can hear someone saying “two dogs with the works please.” Next to you, someone is pouring coffee. Can you smell French fries fresh up from a fryer? Can you hear the soft humming sounds of a refrigerator? There is steam wafting through the air. The soft tinkling of forks and knives can be heard throughout. Open your eyes. What did you see? Where were you in that moment? If you were thinking of your favorite diner then you’re in the right place. For me, that would be New York Lunch on Bleecker Street in Gloversville. I have been eating at New York Lunch since I was a small child. My grandparents would take me shopping for new shoes at Rossbach’s or to pick…

Show Your Love for Local Makers on Small Business Saturday® — Etsy Journal

Photo by Farmhouse MoonIf there’s no place like home for the holidays, there’s no holiday gift quite like one that’s made by a creative entrepreneur in your very own community. And this Small Business Saturday, shoppers in four cities across the US—Austin, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC—will have an extra-special opportunity to stock up… via Show Your Love for Local Makers on Small Business Saturday® — Etsy Journal

How to Make Palmistry-Inspired Candleholders for Your Halloween Bash — Etsy Journal

  Photo by Amanda KingloffHalloween is a holiday that comes in many shades—more so than just about any other occasion for celebration. It can be silly, gory, spooky, sexy, or—especially this year—mystical and elegant. That’s the aesthetic that inspired this DIY, which taps into the current divination-centric decor trend. Explore Halloween ideas While it’s not exactly… via How to Make Palmistry-Inspired Candleholders for Your Halloween Bash — Etsy Journal