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Julie @BalzerDesigns
NYC
I'm a voracious creator.
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As promised, here are the rest of the photos from class in Austin. On Sunday we brought our mixed media collages to a finish and what a grand finish it was! And while it's the journey that really counts, check... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Balzer Designs
I dont clean them. Just stamp them off.
Toggle Commented yesterday on 2016 Austin Classes: Part One at Balzer Designs
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I had such an absolutely delightful group of women come to class in Austin. I'm going to be sharing the photos from the three days of classes in two parts. One part today and the next tomorrow. Today's post includes... Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago 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 5 days ago at Balzer Designs
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After yesterday's post, I decided to share a version of a post that originally appeared on my blog in July 2007 (almost ten years ago - wow!). I edited it a bit for clarity and relevance. Also, many of the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Balzer Designs
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I love shopping. Can't lie about that. I don't always buy stuff when I go shopping. Sometimes I'm simply looking for inspiration. And I found it on a recent trip to New York City. One of my favorite places to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Balzer Designs
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As I mentioned last week, I'm teaching as part of Life Book 2017. “Life Book, a celebration and honouring of YOU” is a year-long online mixed media art class. There are 23 talented art teachers who are all gearing up... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 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. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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I am super duper excited about these pencil cases! This is the first one I made: I used some painted fabric that I had laying around and embellished it with some fabric text I cut out using the ScanNCut. My... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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I did not seal it.
I did not seal it.
Already exists (just have to look a little further into the offerings) :) http://bit.ly/TableforAndroid
Already exists (just have to look a little further into the offerings) :) http://bit.ly/TableforAndroid
Already exists (just have to look a little further into the offerings) :) http://bit.ly/TableforAndroid
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Without any further ado, here is the finished table: I had originally planned on using the table in my studio, but after putting it together, I decided to make it my dining room table! And I love it! To answer... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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There's a thrift store near where I live. I wandered in one day and there was a huge table with a price tag on it: $4.95. Really?! I walked past it a few times. I even asked the woman at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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If it sits still for long enough, I'll probably paint it. And so I finally got to personalizing my ScanNCut: I put together a quick video explanation of the process: I hope you'll consider customizing your ScanNCut! Plastic Primer Painter's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 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. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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I wanted to share an exciting new venture with you! I'm going to be creating some weekly vlogs and sharing them over on my YouTube channel. What's a Vlog? It's a video blog or log. Okay, I still don't get... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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Every Wednesday, the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) has FREE (with admission) sketching in their galleries. They have a live model almost every single week -- one Wednesday a month it's drawing from the galleries. They provide paper and pencils... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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As promised, here is part two of my visit to the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) with Nat! All the photos you're going to see today are of artwork from 20th Century Artists. Most of these photos are from (part... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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Before I get to today's post, I just wanted to share that I'm teaching as part of Life Book 2017. It's an amazing line up of talented teachers: What is Life Book? It's a year-long online art journaling class. You... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 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. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at Balzer Designs
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I'm super excited! Make It Artsy is going to be making its PBS debut on September 29. It's going to be an awesome show! To whet your appetite for the awesome-ness, here are just a few clips from the upcoming... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2016 at Balzer Designs