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Julie @BalzerDesigns
NYC
I'm a voracious creator.
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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 9 hours ago at Balzer Designs
Buy them here: http://www.artfoamies.com/store/c8/Balzer_Designs.html Glad you guys are having fun!
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As I mentioned in the most recent podcast, my painting won first prize for oil/acrylic in the Watertown Art Association Annual Show (you can see a cute photo of me being...well, me, with my painting on their webpage). In the... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Balzer Designs
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Continuing my way through this 100 Day Project of creating a face every single day in about 15 minutes. Here are my thoughts at the moment -- almost half way through: I have pretty much committed to creating my face... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Balzer Designs
The one in the photos is the only version they have. :(
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Botticelli in Boston at Balzer Designs
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The MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) in Boston is hosting, "the largest and most important display of Botticelli’s works in the United States." (from the MFA website) Apparently there hasn't really been a major exhibit of Botticelli's work in the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Balzer Designs
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For the past few weeks I have been hard at work on some awesome projects for the upcoming season of Make It Artsy TV. Currently, you can view the show on some PBS stations, online, or by purchasing the season... Continue reading
Posted 4 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. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Balzer Designs
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The MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) recently hosted "Art in Bloom." It's an annual tradition, but this was my first experience with it. Essentially, there are 50 flower arrangements created to reflect --in some way -- a particular piece or... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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My Aunt and Uncle recently came for a visit and so my Mom and I took them to the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) for a visit. This is the first of two posts about the visit. We explored the... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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For the past six months I've been obsessed with Modern Quilting. I joined the Modern Quilt Guild. I started following a whole bunch of Modern Quilters online (I'm sharing a list with links below). I took a Modern Quilt class.... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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As you know, I go to a lot of museums. I also enjoy reading about museums, and especially the people behind museum experiences. Here are three articles about "museum people" -- for lack of a better term -- that I... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 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 May 12, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Mom and I recently went to the opening of the Nari Ward "Sun Splashed" exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) here in Boston. It was a great exhibit packed with fascinating ideas and important conversations. Take a peek:... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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I was at Target recently and I purchased a big jar of pop-together beads. Essentially, they're for little kids. You can make bracelets and rings and necklaces simply by "popping" the beads together. When I took them home and put... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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More than one third of the way through this 100 Day Project of creating a face every single day. Here are my thoughts at the moment: I'm about to hit the road for three weeks and trying to decide which... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Each month the good folks at Brother offer me a challenge of sorts. This month they asked me to use ScanNCutCanvas (the FREE cloud-based ScanNCut software) to create an intricate lacy design. I was absolutely up to the challenge! Check... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 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 May 5, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Today's podcast features a conversation about the Nari Ward opening at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Art in Bloom at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), my prize winning painting, and more! If you do not see the... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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I am so thrilled to have had a piece of mine chosen for my first ever juried art exhibit! It was a beautiful show with a wide variety of types and styles of prints. Take a peek: My piece is... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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I recently taught a my two-day "Amazing Tape Bound Junque Journal" Class here in the Boston area. It was fantastic! A wonderful group of ladies joined me for two days of creative madness. Take a peek at the fun we... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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More than one quarter of the way through this 100 Day Project of creating a face every single day. Here are my thoughts at the moment: I have a great desire to stick with one method of creating a try... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 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 Apr 28, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Hello out there! Here's a little bit about life right now: This is me right now: My current art obsession is: My 100 Day Project. I make faces and faces and faces and still have ideas for more faces to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Today I am sharing three ScanNCut video tutorials with you. One of them is very ScanNCut specific (about updating your software) but the other two both deal with subjects any artist can take advantage of -- how to turn a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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