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Julie @BalzerDesigns
NYC
I'm a voracious creator.
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I have an online class called, "Getting Started with Lettering" that goes over how I do lettering. For how I do lettering in my art journal, I share all that info in my "30 Days in Your Junque Journal" online class.
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If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. There is a flickr group for sharing right here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Balzer Designs
Here: http://bit.ly/cpsprintingkit
I did a tutorial on that: http://balzerdesigns.typepad.com/balzer_designs/2014/09/art-journal-every-day-blurring-text-in-photoshop.html
The button on this page no longer works. You have to go through the classes page to sign up.
The button on this page no longer works. You have to go through the classes page to sign up.
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There are a couple of seats left in my class at The Ink Pad here in NYC on Sunday! Check out this 15-second video about the class: Watch this 15-second video and then join me on Sunday (March 29) for... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Last week I got a fancy new iPad. This created the perfect excuse to get crafty! I got my stitch on and whipped up a zippered and padded iPad pouch with a pocket for styluses. I used some awesome shiny... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Today I want to share an art tip with you! I'm usually super good about washing out my paintbrushes. They may sit in a jar of water for a week, but I try very hard to never let paint or... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Hey! I'm going to be on HSN (Home Shopping Network) tomorrow (Tuesday, March 24, 2015) demoing the ScanNCut. You can watch either on your TV or online! I will be on between 2am and 3am and then again between 6pm... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Balzer Designs
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If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. There is a flickr group for sharing right here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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When I posted the large dimensional flowers from CHA... ...I got lots of questions about how we made them. At long last, I've put together a video for you: Here's the flower from the video: And the box, where the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Hellooooooo! Today I've got a fun and fresh new idea for you, prompted by a question a student asked me in class this past weekend. As you can see from the diagram, you push colorant through a stencil. A mask... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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This past weekend I taught two all-day art classes at Papercraft Clubhouse. It's a fabulous store with a great owner and I had a ton of fun. Grab a cup of coffee and sit back as you scroll through all... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Lately, I've been feeling an overwhelming desire to work larger. Not an easy task in my little Manhattan apartment. However, I made it work on this recent piece, done on top of a large sheet of watercolor paper: From far... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. There is a flickr group for sharing right here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at Balzer Designs
Yes, I have a video on converting svg files to fcm.
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2015 on ScanNCut Technique Videos at Balzer Designs
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It has been a while since I posted about Project Life, but I'm still loving it! Still doing it! I'm on year four of this amazing memory keeping process and it still brings me joy. Today I thought I'd share... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Is bajillion a real number?
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Today I thought I'd share a basic but most excellent and useful technique: how to create a seamless repeating pattern with your stencils! Watch the video for the how-to: 6x6 Rug Stencil 12x12 Rug Stencil 6x6 Tiled Flower Stencil 12x12... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Hello! I’m Cheryl Waters and I’m thrilled to be here! Thank you Julie for having me as a guest. I just love Julie, her fun personality, her art, use of color, and all things wild, funky and fun! Today, I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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After creating this pattern for #28Patterns... ...I was completely inspired to carve a leaf stamp based on the leaf design! I love it! and now I can use this pattern over and over again! I'm a great believer that the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Balzer Designs
I think a pasta machine is a great idea! Give it a try and let me know how it goes!
Toggle Commented Mar 8, 2015 on Letterpress with Balzer Bits at Balzer Designs
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I think hands are wonderfully expressive. I'm a huge fan of Max Beckmann who always painted fascinating hands. Today I'm sharing five impactful hand illustrations paired with text. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! source source... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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I believe it's fixed now.