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Talking arting every other week.

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Adventures in Arting

By Pink Knitter - Nov 10 2018
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I love this podcast and am always excited to see a new episode appear.

Julie and Eileen have a special chemistry

By CathyInNH - Jul 12 2018
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I love listening to Julie and Eileen talk about the creativity, life, art, and the business of art!

iTunes Ratings

65 Ratings
Average Ratings
60
2
1
1
1

Adventures in Arting

By Pink Knitter - Nov 10 2018
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I love this podcast and am always excited to see a new episode appear.

Julie and Eileen have a special chemistry

By CathyInNH - Jul 12 2018
Read more
I love listening to Julie and Eileen talk about the creativity, life, art, and the business of art!

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032: Jane Davies’ Collage Journey

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I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Our guest today is Jane Davies.


Jane is a full time artist working in collage, painting, and encaustic.



She offers workshops at her studio and nationwide, focusing on helping people to find a personal and playful approach to art.


Beginning as a potter in the early nineties, selling her colorful hand-painted ceramics at craft shows, Jane gradually transitioned into freelance art, designing tableware, fabric, paper goods, stationery, and other products, using painting and collage as her medium.



For the past several years, Jane has put most of her efforts towards teaching, writing, and making art.


You can find Jane online at Jane Davies Studios and purchase her work at Jane Davies Art Gallery.

On the podcast we discuss teaching, abstract art, creating art in a series, Jane’s studio, and failure. We hope you’ll add your voice to the conversation by leaving a comment or a question!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Jun 26 2015

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031: Season 5 of Scrapbook Soup

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I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  I hope that you enjoy listening to these podcasts.  I know that Mom and I love chatting about artful living with each other and our variety of guests!  As the title indicates, today’s podcast is all about filming season 5 of Scrapbook Soup.  We recorded the podcast in two halves: one half before I left for filming and one half when I get back.  Here are some photos from the shoot…

There is, of course, the glam part of the shoot: makeup and wardrobe!

There is the very un-glam prep work that gets done in the Green Room:

And the prep work that gets done on the set before each segment is filmed:

And then it’s time to get the big smiles out!

Our guests this season were:

Here are links to some of the products we discussed on the podcast:

Foam Adhesive
Proxxon Scroll Saw
Proxxon Hot Wire Cutter
Smoothfoam 2x12x36
Proxxon Bench Drill Machine
Plus Roller Stamp Applicator Case
Plus Decoration Roller Stamp Honeycomb
Plus Decoration Roller Stamp Polka Dots
ScanNCut CM250
InLinkz.com

On the podcast we discuss getting ready to shoot — all the prep work — and then the actual shoot itself. I’ve tried to adds names to all the faces so that when you’re listening to the podcast you’ll know who we’re talking about! Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

May 17 2015

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034: Ashley Horton Cuts It Up

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I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Our guest today is Ashley Horton.


Hi!  I’m Ashley Horton and I live in the Southern US with my husband and our 3 children.  I started scrapbooking in 2006, and have always loved creating traditional layouts.
Some of my favorite supplies are patterned paper, flair buttons, wood veneers, spray mist and my Silhouette Cameo.
I currently design for several Design Teams, and I am owner of The Cut Shoppe, an Etsy store that sells digital cut files.
Along with scrapbooking, I also enjoy reading and cooking. Find Ashley online: On the podcast we discuss scrapbooking, design teams, the creative lifestyle, failure, and learning.  We hope you’ll add your voice to the conversation by leaving a comment or a question!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Aug 13 2015

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035: At The Ink Pad with Anna & Barbara

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I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  We have two guests today, Anna Chiang and Barbara Briskin:

Barbara (on the left) is the long-time store manager of The Ink Pad, a rubber stamp store in NYC.   Anna (on the right) is the store owner.  You can read all about the store in this article from The New York Times.

Here is a peek at some of Barbara’s artwork:





And this is Anna’s artwork:



And finally, here are some photos they sent me of classes at The Ink Pad’s weekend classroom space: The Westbeth Community Center.






If classes at The Ink Pad at Westbeth look like awesome fun to you, a quick reminder that I am teaching two classes there in September.


And finally here is a photo from a class inside the store itself:

On the podcast we discuss art & eye diseases – specifically cataracts, how Anna and Barbara met, current trends in the mixed media/craft/rubber stamping world, how they choose product for the store, whether owning/running a store kills your desire to create, and so much more!  We hope you’ll add your voice to the conversation by leaving a comment or a question!

Visit The Ink Pad online.

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Aug 22 2015

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033: New Adventures with Diana Trout

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I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Our guest today is Diana Trout.


Diana’s professional life is weighted equally between her twin passions for teaching and creating.


Diana is currently working with abstracted florals in watercolor.
She’s also know for her series of stitched paper cloth and is beginning an offshoot project of hand dyed eco papers with machine and hand stitch.
Trout’s book, Journal Spilling, Mixed Media Techniques for Free Expression is used by artists, art journalers and teachers.
Her artwork and articles have appeared in national magazines and she exhibits regionally in the Philadelphia area.
Diana teaches in person and online as well as maintaining an active blog and YouTube channel.
Find Diana online: On the podcast we discuss teaching, making money, internet trolls, letting go of expectations, enjoying the journey, the book The Power of Less, tea bag art, and Diana’s new adventures. We hope you’ll add your voice to the conversation by leaving a comment or a question!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Jul 31 2015

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030: Rebekah Meier: Surface Designer

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I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Our guest today is Rebekah Meier.

Rebekah is a mixed media author, collage & fiber artist…


…teacher, and design consultant within the art and craft industries.



Her passion is collage and mixed media, with a focus on fabric and fiber.



You can find Rebekah on her newly re-designed website www.rebekahmeier.com.

On the podcast we discuss Rebekah’s “Fabric Elements” line,  supplies for mixed media fabric art (markers, surfaces, ink pads, paints), the excellence of making mistakes, personal style, and teaching.  We hope you’ll add your voice to the conversation by leaving a comment or a question!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Apr 24 2015

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086: Creativation 2019

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I’m back from Creativation — aka the craft industry’s annual industry-only trade show.  This year I planned ahead and Mom and I did half the podcast before our trip and half the podcast after our trip.  I get pretty deep into some thoughts on the state of the industry in this one.  I hope you enjoy it!

A few photos from the show:

The photo wall at the back of the Brother booth. My demo station. Doing my thing. Eyes closed, but so many new stencils!  Yay!

One of the photos of me that was by the registration desk.

 

Also, you can watch this week’s vlog to see some video from Creativation:
Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Jan 24 2019

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085: Hadley Powell: Art Advisor

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Our first podcast of 2019 features a conversation with art advisor, Hadley Powell.


On the podcast we discuss her job, her path to her job, art vs. craft, seeing art, being a new mother, and much more!  Hadley’s experience spans from Old Master prints to Contemporary art. She started her career at Christie’s, New York as a specialist in the Prints & Multiples department where she researched and cataloged prints from Rembrandt to Rauschenberg.

Working with contemporary art gallery Callan Contemporary at their booth in Miami.
Subsequently in the Impressionist & Modern Art department, she worked on the high profile evening sales, where she advised clients buying and selling at auction and assisted in private collection management and fine art appraisals. Installation shot from a client’s home in Brookline. Artist: Peter Brooke Hadley received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and a minor in Economics from Union College. In the United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennial, artist Mark Bradford.
She holds a Master’s degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship and the History of the Art Market from Christie’s Education, New York. Her prize-winning thesis studied the impact of the 1913 Armory Show on George Bellows’s Monhegan Island, Maine paintings. Installation shot from a client’s home in Cambridge. Artist: Peri Schwartz She resides in Brookline, MA. Giving a talk to the Harvard Business School art group Some useful links from our conversation: Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Jan 10 2019

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084: 2018 in Review

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Today’s podcast is the first of several posts, looking back at the year that has been.  Goodbye, 2018.  You were a good year.  Some of the things referenced in the podcast include:

On the podcast we discuss “failed” or abandoned projects, choosing priorities, and what’s coming in 2019!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Dec 25 2018

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032: Skill Building

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Today’s podcast is packed with fun art-related talk: my pottery obsession…er, class, the MFA Museum Council, and work by Yayoi Kusama and Cecilia Vicuña.  I will do a long post all about pottery class very soon.  But in the meantime, here is the instagram video I talk about on the podcast with the guy making the little pots.  It’s AMAZING (and if you don’t see it, here is a direct link).

I also wanted to share two photos from the Yayoi Kusama installation (the first is inside the installation and the second is a photo of one of the “peepholes”):



And this is the Cecilia Vicuña piece:


And here is an historical quipu:


You can read more about quipus here.

Finally, here is a link to the Museum Council instagram account.  I posted a video of the Yayoi Kusama experience to that account:

And a video of Cecilia Vicuña singing:

(If you don’t see the two videos above, click through to my blog.)

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Oct 24 2018

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082: Team Teaching with Nathalie Kalbach

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Today’s podcast is about team teaching and features a conversation with Nathalie Kalbach.  Nathalie is a self-taught mixed media artist.


She was born in Germany and lived most of her adult life in Hamburg before moving to the United States in September 2013. She now lives in Jersey City, NJ.


“For the last decade I have been exploring the possibilities of creating dimension and texture by layering different materials and paint media. I have worked in art journals and on canvas, incorporating collage and found objects.


For me, creating art is a dialogue between my skills and the supplies I use. It is not so much a battle as an ongoing attempt to work out the connections between ideas and techniques.


In my mixed media canvases I emphasize urban subject matter, especially gentrification. I depict the vibrancy as well as the decay that I see in the cities around me from multiple viewpoints, represented by layering and tactile dimension.”

On the podcast we discuss the more than decade long friendship Nathalie and I share…







…and some thoughts on the benefits of team teaching, as that’s what we’ll be doing at the beginning of next month.


Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Oct 08 2018

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081: Listener Mail

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Mom and I are doing our best to get back into the podcast swing of things.  We’ve been podcasting since 2012 (6 YEARS!!!) but we’re not great about frequency.  This will be just our sixth podcast in 2018.  (Note to self: put podcast in calendar as a “to do.”)  All of that said, today’s podcast is a particularly good one, because it’s a conversation with YOU! We chose a few of the awesome comments you’ve left to share and discuss.

Mom and I would also love it if you would take a few minutes to take this four question survey about the podcast and why you do or don’t listen to it.  Should take you less than one minute to complete.

// // ]]>

CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY

Thank you for your time!

Finally, a quick reminder that I’ve got a bunch of teaching gigs coming up:

September 22-23: I’ll be at The Ink Pad in NYC.

Saturday is “Interesting Faces” where I’ll be sharing my techniques and ideas for creating truly unique faces.  It’s time to play beyond the edges of your imagination!


Sunday is “Painted Paper Collage.”  In this class I’ll be sharing some of the techniques that I use over and over for projects big and small, including this fabulous collaged dress:


October 13-14: ScanNCut for Artists in the Boston area

I’m super excited to be teaching an in-person ScanNCut class.  This is the first one I’ve taught that is open to the public and it is focused on using the ScanNCut as an art tool to make stamps, stencils, screens, and more!


November 2-4: co-teaching a 3-day class with Nat Kalbach in the UK

Nat and I are both so psyched to take you through the process of creating mixed media collages from two different perspectives.  I think it’s going to be an amazing class!


I hope to see you in class!  Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Sep 08 2018

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080: Artistic Fear

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Mom and I are discussing artistic fear on today’s podcast.  What is it?  Why is it?  And how can you overcome it?


From the podcast:

Some resources for you:

Finally, a quick reminder that I’ve got a bunch of teaching gigs coming up:

  • August 31-September 2: 3 Classes at Whimsodoodle in Florida. (Mom is coming with me to this one!)
  • September 22-23: I’ll be at The Ink Pad in NYC.
  • October 13-14: ScanNCut for Artists in the Boston area.
  • November 2-4: co-teaching a 3-day class with Nat Kalbach in the UK

I hope to see you in class!  Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Aug 23 2018

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079: Time & Perspective

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For the first time in podcast history, Mom and I are in the same room to record this episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  I wonder if there’s any difference in how the podcast feels?  You’ll have to let me know!

As mentioned on the podcast, I’ve got a bunch of teaching gigs coming up:

I hope to see you in class!

Aug 01 2018

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078: In a Learning Phase

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I am taking classes like a crazy person!  Well, like a person who really wants to learn stuff.  A lot of stuff.  As mentioned on the podcast, I’ve learned about Paper Piecing:


Thread Painting:


And most recently, about printing on fabric with dye in “Glorious Prints” (blog posts about it coming next week):


As usual, the conversation meanders into much more beyond just taking classes.  I hope you’ll give the podcast a listen and then tell us your thoughts on the topic!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

May 15 2018

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077: On The Road Again

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It has been more than a month since our last podcast.  My excuse: I’ve been busy.  Most of the events we talk about on the podcast I haven’t yet shared here on the blog (I’ve got a major backlog of photos and stories to share!), so you’ll see a quick teaser photo for now and I’ll have to get to editing and sharing!

Connoisseurship Dinner:


Byzantine Tapestry Weaving Class:


The Met/David Hockney:


MoMA (This is a painting by Jasper Johns):


NJ Sewing Training:


Klimt/Schiele (I did a blog post on this one):


HSN (ScanNCut):


WhimSoDoodle Classes:


The Soccer Ball Art by Jared:


HSN (PTouch Embellish):


Housewares Show:


Boston Modern Quilt Guild Retreat:


Whew.

As I mentioned on the podcast, I’ll be on HSN on Wednesday (3/21) with all kinds of sewing machines!  I’ll have the entire 12pm EST hour on HSN, so be sure to tune in online or on your TV!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Mar 18 2018

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076: Creativation 2018

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I recently attended Creativation — the annual trade show for the craft industry.  It used to be called CHA (craft and hobby association) and now it’s called Creativation.  And the organization, which also used to be called CHA, is now called AFCI.  Here are a few photos from booth set-up:


Creativation was a whirlwind of interviews…


…friends…


…and demos!  New stencils:


And new Art Foamies (they weren’t at the show, but I demo-ed my new stamps in the Pin It Canada booth):


And then all the fun stuff to see on the show floor:



I think you can see the trends in these photos:

  • home decor
  • decorative painting
  • brush lettering
  • florals
  • florals on a dark background
  • rustic look
  • painting on wood
  • wood & metal
  • fabric & stitch elements
  • lots of color

As I mention in the podcast, I did some poking around for Make It Artsy, and handed out these silly postcards about the show:


Tomorrow I’ll be sharing an in-depth look at the wall I made for Brother using the ScanNCut and DesignNCut!


Next week some projects made with the PTouch Embellish, plus lots of stencil and stamp info.  **AND** I’m going to be doing TWO livestreams on YouTube with stencil and stamp giveaways!


Saturday, February 3 at 2pm EST I will be sharing all of my new Art Foamies as well as some Art Foamies techniques.  I’ll also be answering Art Foamies questions and giving Art Foamies away!  It’s going to be a super fun Art Foamies party!


Monday, February 5 at 9pm EST I will be sharing all of my new stencil designs!  Of course there will also be stencil techniques, a huge stencil giveaway, and I’ll be answering your stencil questions! 

Livestreams are 100% free and can be found on my YouTube channel.

Side Note: I was delighted to be a “Creativation VIP” this year.  You can see the page about me here.

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Jan 31 2018

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075: Wrapping Up 2017

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In today’s podcast Mom and I chat about the year gone by and set some art goals for 2018!  Here is a photo from the Yayoi Kusama exhibit I talk about on the podcast.  More photos to come in a later post!


Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

Dec 24 2017

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074: The Intersection of Fashion and Art

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Our guest today is Kara Doyle-DuMouchelle:


Pizza and bagel addict| Married the most wonderful man in the universe| Passion for art, fashion, food, and travel| Love to explore new places and try new things| Also love to be lazy and watch HGTV| Went to school to be an art teacher| Currently working for the fabulous Rue La La as a Merchandise Planner and loving it| One of my favorite quotes from Alice and Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, “I’m not crazy, my reality is just different from yours”| insta @karaldoyle 

On the podcast we discuss “the shoe exhibit” at the Peabody Essex Museum (which I blogged about back in December 2016).

As well as their WOW — World of Wearable Art exhibit (which I blogged about in March 2017)


We discussed several exhibits from the Museum of Fine Arts, here in Boston — including this one that featured technology such as 3-D printing:


There’s also a mention of the current fashion exhibit at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York City (which I shared a peek of in my vlog a month or so ago):

We also discuss personal fashion choices and decorative vs. fine art.

We would love to hear your opinion on the topic of fashion and art.  So, let us know what you’re thinking!

Thanks for stopping by!

Nov 08 2017

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073: Super Secret Confidential

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In today’s podcast Mom and I chat about super secret confidential craft projects, my art class at the Museum of Fine Arts, visiting MoMA, creating an art schedule, and so much more!

The Louise Bourgeois exhibit (more photos to come) at MoMA:


You can see the t-shirt projection I mention at the 8:03 mark in this week’s vlog:

And finally, as I mentioned on the podcast, if you’re in Massachusetts and want to do a bit of bargain shopping, come by the Quilter’s Connection Yard Sale on October 21.  I’ll be there from 10am-4pm chatting and demo-ing.


Thanks for stopping by!

Oct 05 2017

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091: Life Changes

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On today’s podcast I’m talking about two big life changes through the lens of art: moving into a new house and having a baby.

We spend a lot of time on the podcast talking about the gallery wall I’m in the midst of creating in my staircase.  Here are two photos of it coming along slowly:



It’s still a work-in-progress, but that’s one of the beautiful things about a gallery wall.  It can evolve.

Here are a couple of photos of the powder room I was talking about:



And finally — as discussed on the podcast — here is a photo of one of the eaves in my studio — packed with stuff:

Oh, and in case you ever wondered why we don’t film the podcasts, I’m usually in my pajamas looking like this:  
Thanks for stopping by!

All podcasts are archived here.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Nov 13 2019

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090: Back to Business

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Today’s podcast is all about working smarter, not harder.  I’ve been taking my business apart — looking at how I spend my time and what my business actually does.  On today’s podcast, I talk all about what I’ve been doing behind-the-scenes; the ways in which I’m trying to make my business fit my life.  Working from home is complicated and I tend to be a workaholic.  I’m trying to avoid burnout and do my best along the way!


Some references for you from the podcast:

  • This is the book.
  • This is the batching podcast.  (She also wrote a blog post about it.)
  • This is the post about my Bullet Journal.
Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Jun 06 2019

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089: The Art of Pairing with Jenn Mason

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I’m super excited about today’s podcast because it’s one of our few repeat guests.  Mom and I have been doing this podcast since 2011!!!  And we’ve only ever had a few people loop back during that time.  Today’s guest is Jenn Mason, the former Editor-in-Chief of Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine.  Jenn and I have been friends for many many years:


As I’m sure you can tell from the photos, we share a goofy sense of humor.  And here she is now in her new home, Curds & Co.
And here are a few photos I pulled from the Curdbox instagram:
If you’d like to learn more about Jenn’s Curdbox kickstarter, click HERE.  If you’d like to listen to an episode of the Curdcast, click HERE. Thanks for stopping by!

All podcasts are archived here.  Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Apr 07 2019

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088: Big House Craft Project

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As you probably know, the biggest craft project I’m working on is a home renovation.  And renovation doesn’t really seem to cover what it is.  It’s kind of building a new house inside of the old house shell.  Here are a few pics of the before and current situation:



It’s going to be amazing some day.  I can’t wait!  Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Mar 14 2019

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087: Dina Wakley Media

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I’m so pleased to share a chat I recently had with my friend, Dina Wakley


Dina is a mixed-media artist and teacher.
She loves everything about art: creating it, thinking about it, looking at it, and teaching it. She has been scrapbooking since 1995, stamping since 1996, and art journaling since 2004.  She believes in writing yourself down, expressing yourself, and making your mark on the world. As a Ranger Signature Designer, Dina designs a line of mixed-media art supplies that includes acrylic paints, mediums, brushes, rubber stamps, stencils, and more. Dina lives in Arizona with her husband and 3 boys (affectionately termed “the fellas”). With a love of teaching and traveling, Dina travels the world to teach and share her art passion with students on every continent. Finally, here is a quick video of Dina and me from one of the many times when she was a guest on Make it Artsy! Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Feb 07 2019

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086: Creativation 2019

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I’m back from Creativation — aka the craft industry’s annual industry-only trade show.  This year I planned ahead and Mom and I did half the podcast before our trip and half the podcast after our trip.  I get pretty deep into some thoughts on the state of the industry in this one.  I hope you enjoy it!

A few photos from the show:

The photo wall at the back of the Brother booth. My demo station. Doing my thing. Eyes closed, but so many new stencils!  Yay!

One of the photos of me that was by the registration desk.

 

Also, you can watch this week’s vlog to see some video from Creativation:
Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Jan 24 2019

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085: Hadley Powell: Art Advisor

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Our first podcast of 2019 features a conversation with art advisor, Hadley Powell.


On the podcast we discuss her job, her path to her job, art vs. craft, seeing art, being a new mother, and much more!  Hadley’s experience spans from Old Master prints to Contemporary art. She started her career at Christie’s, New York as a specialist in the Prints & Multiples department where she researched and cataloged prints from Rembrandt to Rauschenberg.

Working with contemporary art gallery Callan Contemporary at their booth in Miami.
Subsequently in the Impressionist & Modern Art department, she worked on the high profile evening sales, where she advised clients buying and selling at auction and assisted in private collection management and fine art appraisals. Installation shot from a client’s home in Brookline. Artist: Peter Brooke Hadley received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and a minor in Economics from Union College. In the United States Pavilion at the Venice Biennial, artist Mark Bradford.
She holds a Master’s degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship and the History of the Art Market from Christie’s Education, New York. Her prize-winning thesis studied the impact of the 1913 Armory Show on George Bellows’s Monhegan Island, Maine paintings. Installation shot from a client’s home in Cambridge. Artist: Peri Schwartz She resides in Brookline, MA. Giving a talk to the Harvard Business School art group Some useful links from our conversation: Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Jan 10 2019

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084: 2018 in Review

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Today’s podcast is the first of several posts, looking back at the year that has been.  Goodbye, 2018.  You were a good year.  Some of the things referenced in the podcast include:

On the podcast we discuss “failed” or abandoned projects, choosing priorities, and what’s coming in 2019!

Thanks for stopping by!

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.  And if you like the podcast, please leave a review on iTunes!

Dec 25 2018

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032: Skill Building

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Today’s podcast is packed with fun art-related talk: my pottery obsession…er, class, the MFA Museum Council, and work by Yayoi Kusama and Cecilia Vicuña.  I will do a long post all about pottery class very soon.  But in the meantime, here is the instagram video I talk about on the podcast with the guy making the little pots.  It’s AMAZING (and if you don’t see it, here is a direct link).

I also wanted to share two photos from the Yayoi Kusama installation (the first is inside the installation and the second is a photo of one of the “peepholes”):



And this is the Cecilia Vicuña piece:


And here is an historical quipu:


You can read more about quipus here.

Finally, here is a link to the Museum Council instagram account.  I posted a video of the Yayoi Kusama experience to that account:

And a video of Cecilia Vicuña singing:

(If you don’t see the two videos above, click through to my blog.)

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Oct 24 2018

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082: Team Teaching with Nathalie Kalbach

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Today’s podcast is about team teaching and features a conversation with Nathalie Kalbach.  Nathalie is a self-taught mixed media artist.


She was born in Germany and lived most of her adult life in Hamburg before moving to the United States in September 2013. She now lives in Jersey City, NJ.


“For the last decade I have been exploring the possibilities of creating dimension and texture by layering different materials and paint media. I have worked in art journals and on canvas, incorporating collage and found objects.


For me, creating art is a dialogue between my skills and the supplies I use. It is not so much a battle as an ongoing attempt to work out the connections between ideas and techniques.


In my mixed media canvases I emphasize urban subject matter, especially gentrification. I depict the vibrancy as well as the decay that I see in the cities around me from multiple viewpoints, represented by layering and tactile dimension.”

On the podcast we discuss the more than decade long friendship Nathalie and I share…







…and some thoughts on the benefits of team teaching, as that’s what we’ll be doing at the beginning of next month.


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Oct 08 2018

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081: Listener Mail

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Mom and I are doing our best to get back into the podcast swing of things.  We’ve been podcasting since 2012 (6 YEARS!!!) but we’re not great about frequency.  This will be just our sixth podcast in 2018.  (Note to self: put podcast in calendar as a “to do.”)  All of that said, today’s podcast is a particularly good one, because it’s a conversation with YOU! We chose a few of the awesome comments you’ve left to share and discuss.

Mom and I would also love it if you would take a few minutes to take this four question survey about the podcast and why you do or don’t listen to it.  Should take you less than one minute to complete.

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CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY

Thank you for your time!

Finally, a quick reminder that I’ve got a bunch of teaching gigs coming up:

September 22-23: I’ll be at The Ink Pad in NYC.

Saturday is “Interesting Faces” where I’ll be sharing my techniques and ideas for creating truly unique faces.  It’s time to play beyond the edges of your imagination!


Sunday is “Painted Paper Collage.”  In this class I’ll be sharing some of the techniques that I use over and over for projects big and small, including this fabulous collaged dress:


October 13-14: ScanNCut for Artists in the Boston area

I’m super excited to be teaching an in-person ScanNCut class.  This is the first one I’ve taught that is open to the public and it is focused on using the ScanNCut as an art tool to make stamps, stencils, screens, and more!


November 2-4: co-teaching a 3-day class with Nat Kalbach in the UK

Nat and I are both so psyched to take you through the process of creating mixed media collages from two different perspectives.  I think it’s going to be an amazing class!


I hope to see you in class!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Sep 08 2018

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080: Artistic Fear

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Mom and I are discussing artistic fear on today’s podcast.  What is it?  Why is it?  And how can you overcome it?


From the podcast:

Some resources for you:

Finally, a quick reminder that I’ve got a bunch of teaching gigs coming up:

  • August 31-September 2: 3 Classes at Whimsodoodle in Florida. (Mom is coming with me to this one!)
  • September 22-23: I’ll be at The Ink Pad in NYC.
  • October 13-14: ScanNCut for Artists in the Boston area.
  • November 2-4: co-teaching a 3-day class with Nat Kalbach in the UK

I hope to see you in class!  Thanks for stopping by!

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Aug 23 2018

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079: Time & Perspective

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For the first time in podcast history, Mom and I are in the same room to record this episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  I wonder if there’s any difference in how the podcast feels?  You’ll have to let me know!

As mentioned on the podcast, I’ve got a bunch of teaching gigs coming up:

I hope to see you in class!

Aug 01 2018

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078: In a Learning Phase

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I am taking classes like a crazy person!  Well, like a person who really wants to learn stuff.  A lot of stuff.  As mentioned on the podcast, I’ve learned about Paper Piecing:


Thread Painting:


And most recently, about printing on fabric with dye in “Glorious Prints” (blog posts about it coming next week):


As usual, the conversation meanders into much more beyond just taking classes.  I hope you’ll give the podcast a listen and then tell us your thoughts on the topic!

Thanks for stopping by!

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May 15 2018

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077: On The Road Again

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It has been more than a month since our last podcast.  My excuse: I’ve been busy.  Most of the events we talk about on the podcast I haven’t yet shared here on the blog (I’ve got a major backlog of photos and stories to share!), so you’ll see a quick teaser photo for now and I’ll have to get to editing and sharing!

Connoisseurship Dinner:


Byzantine Tapestry Weaving Class:


The Met/David Hockney:


MoMA (This is a painting by Jasper Johns):


NJ Sewing Training:


Klimt/Schiele (I did a blog post on this one):


HSN (ScanNCut):


WhimSoDoodle Classes:


The Soccer Ball Art by Jared:


HSN (PTouch Embellish):


Housewares Show:


Boston Modern Quilt Guild Retreat:


Whew.

As I mentioned on the podcast, I’ll be on HSN on Wednesday (3/21) with all kinds of sewing machines!  I’ll have the entire 12pm EST hour on HSN, so be sure to tune in online or on your TV!

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Mar 18 2018

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076: Creativation 2018

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I recently attended Creativation — the annual trade show for the craft industry.  It used to be called CHA (craft and hobby association) and now it’s called Creativation.  And the organization, which also used to be called CHA, is now called AFCI.  Here are a few photos from booth set-up:


Creativation was a whirlwind of interviews…


…friends…


…and demos!  New stencils:


And new Art Foamies (they weren’t at the show, but I demo-ed my new stamps in the Pin It Canada booth):


And then all the fun stuff to see on the show floor:



I think you can see the trends in these photos:

  • home decor
  • decorative painting
  • brush lettering
  • florals
  • florals on a dark background
  • rustic look
  • painting on wood
  • wood & metal
  • fabric & stitch elements
  • lots of color

As I mention in the podcast, I did some poking around for Make It Artsy, and handed out these silly postcards about the show:


Tomorrow I’ll be sharing an in-depth look at the wall I made for Brother using the ScanNCut and DesignNCut!


Next week some projects made with the PTouch Embellish, plus lots of stencil and stamp info.  **AND** I’m going to be doing TWO livestreams on YouTube with stencil and stamp giveaways!


Saturday, February 3 at 2pm EST I will be sharing all of my new Art Foamies as well as some Art Foamies techniques.  I’ll also be answering Art Foamies questions and giving Art Foamies away!  It’s going to be a super fun Art Foamies party!


Monday, February 5 at 9pm EST I will be sharing all of my new stencil designs!  Of course there will also be stencil techniques, a huge stencil giveaway, and I’ll be answering your stencil questions! 

Livestreams are 100% free and can be found on my YouTube channel.

Side Note: I was delighted to be a “Creativation VIP” this year.  You can see the page about me here.

Thanks for stopping by!

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Jan 31 2018

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075: Wrapping Up 2017

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In today’s podcast Mom and I chat about the year gone by and set some art goals for 2018!  Here is a photo from the Yayoi Kusama exhibit I talk about on the podcast.  More photos to come in a later post!


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Dec 24 2017

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074: The Intersection of Fashion and Art

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Our guest today is Kara Doyle-DuMouchelle:


Pizza and bagel addict| Married the most wonderful man in the universe| Passion for art, fashion, food, and travel| Love to explore new places and try new things| Also love to be lazy and watch HGTV| Went to school to be an art teacher| Currently working for the fabulous Rue La La as a Merchandise Planner and loving it| One of my favorite quotes from Alice and Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, “I’m not crazy, my reality is just different from yours”| insta @karaldoyle 

On the podcast we discuss “the shoe exhibit” at the Peabody Essex Museum (which I blogged about back in December 2016).

As well as their WOW — World of Wearable Art exhibit (which I blogged about in March 2017)


We discussed several exhibits from the Museum of Fine Arts, here in Boston — including this one that featured technology such as 3-D printing:


There’s also a mention of the current fashion exhibit at MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) in New York City (which I shared a peek of in my vlog a month or so ago):

We also discuss personal fashion choices and decorative vs. fine art.

We would love to hear your opinion on the topic of fashion and art.  So, let us know what you’re thinking!

Thanks for stopping by!

Nov 08 2017

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073: Super Secret Confidential

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In today’s podcast Mom and I chat about super secret confidential craft projects, my art class at the Museum of Fine Arts, visiting MoMA, creating an art schedule, and so much more!

The Louise Bourgeois exhibit (more photos to come) at MoMA:


You can see the t-shirt projection I mention at the 8:03 mark in this week’s vlog:

And finally, as I mentioned on the podcast, if you’re in Massachusetts and want to do a bit of bargain shopping, come by the Quilter’s Connection Yard Sale on October 21.  I’ll be there from 10am-4pm chatting and demo-ing.


Thanks for stopping by!

Oct 05 2017

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072: August Adventures

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Today’s podcast is full of fun chatter.  This week, Mom and I are chatting about our August Art Adventures — much of it from my trip to London and Spain.  Come along for the ride! Just a peek:

Tate Modern (more photos to come):


The British Museum (more photos to come):


Correfoc (fire run):


Dali’s House (find the silver heads):


Graveyard (more photos to come):


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Sep 07 2017

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