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Julie @BalzerDesigns
NYC
I'm a voracious creator.
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Of all the foiling techniques I'm going to share, this is the one with the most precise results. Foiling with a toner copy and a laminator gets you results like you would see on mass produced products -- greeting cards,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Balzer Designs
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Foil -- especially gold foil -- was a hot trend at CHA (the Craft & Hobby Association show). It was on so many supplies and projects and the Heidi Swapp's Minc foiling machine was one of the most talked about... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Balzer Designs
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This week I flew down to Tampa to film several spots on HSN (Home Shopping Network). Here are five photos from my adventure! This is Myriah. She's the Product Manager for the ScanNCut and she's awesome! In the photo above... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Balzer Designs
It's meant to look unfinished and perhaps disturbing.
Toggle Commented 5 days ago on 100 Canvases: Canvas #28 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 5 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Here is the second of my Polke-inspired canvases: Again, this is a canvas that tells a personal story. I stretched the canvas myself and used an old paint rag instead of a piece of canvas. The white rectangle was added... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Happy Wednesday! Just a reminder, tune into HSN on TV or online and watch me do a ScanNCut presentation at 1 pm EST and 10 pm EST today. Also, there are five seats left in my Stamp Carving 101 class... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Today I want to share two ScanNCut technique videos with you. First up is the Test Cut function. This is an easy way to make sure you've got your machine calibrated perfectly to cut whatever you'd like! Next, is a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Slow and steady wins the race. I hope that's true. I continue to work towards my goal of 100 canvases. I took a class at MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art) last year and created several canvases based on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Mom and I went to Las Vegas this week and one of the highlights was the Aquarium! The two aquarium tubes (you walk through an arched walkway with water on both sides and overhead) made me feel like a little... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 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 Jan 16, 2015 at Balzer Designs
Click on the classes tab to see the online classes I offer!
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2015 on Two Classes at A Work of Heart at Balzer Designs
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My Brother asked me to make him some curtains for his apartment. He needed them to be blackout curtains so that his bedroom would be as dark as possible at night. So, we went shopping for fabric -- he chose... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Hi everyone! It’s Christy from Nassau, Bahamas. I am so excited to be sharing a project with you on Julie’s Blog. She has been inspiring me with her stamp carving for a long time. I must admit that I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Last weekend I taught two classes at A Work of Heart in San Jose, California. On Saturday night I taught "The Stenciled Face." On Sunday I taught "Sketchbook: Yes, You Can Draw." As usual, everyone started class by announcing that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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A FOLDED BOOKLET THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMILE Hello everyone, and a Happy New Year! I hope your year will be filled with creativity and bright colours. Those bright colours are of course up to you to add... However, in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Balzer Designs
I use it for a lot of things -- its a very versatile and cheap surface and collages beautifully. I have an online class on Getting Started with Deli Paper.
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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 Jan 9, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Hello everyone! It’s Jenn Shurkus here- from New England and Shurkus.com. I’m wicked excited to be here and thank you to Julie for allowing us to share on her blog! I figured with it being a new year- and all... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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I'm delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast! If you do not see the podcast player above, please click on this link. You can listen to a podcast anywhere and at any time. It is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Balzer Designs
It was made with a custom colored ink pad. Instructions can be found in my book.
Toggle Commented Jan 7, 2015 on Wrapping Up #CarveDecember at Balzer Designs
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I had so much fun doing #CarveDecember! Here are days 22 - 31: I used the joy stamp to decorate some small coin envelopes and put all my Christmas tips into the envelopes! I created a custom colored ink pad... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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I live about three blocks from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. As a result, I visit the museum about once a week. One day while poking around the gift shop, I stumbled upon some beautiful... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Alternate title for today's post: "What I did on my Christmas Vacation." We had a little family vacay in San Francisco and it was both tragic and amazing. Our rental car was broken into (window smashed) and my brother and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 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 Jan 2, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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