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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. There is a flickr group for sharing right here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours 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 yesterday at Balzer Designs
About 10 Points for the one I made.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on My Mom's Summer Berry Shortcake at Balzer Designs
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My Mom is the best cook in the world. Well, that might be hyperbole, but she's pretty awesome at it. If I create art from paint and paper, she does it with food. I've been visiting my Mom for the... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Balzer Designs
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You guys! I'm so super duper extremely excited to share that at long last I am coming to Australia to teach! It has long been a goal of mine to spend a week on every single continent in the world.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Balzer Designs
Can you send me a copy of one of the images that was too complicated to scan? I'd like to pass it on to the good folks at Brother to see if there's anything they can do about it.
Yes to both.
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Hey there! Today I thought I'd share a project I filmed for Scrapbook Soup TV. You can catch the show on PBS or online at the Scrapbook Soup website. As you know, I love drawing patterns, so this was super... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Balzer Designs
Hey Jo, thanks for asking, but that's not something I'm able to do right now.
I will be in Buffalo next month. Not this week. :)
It's really not that precious. Anything will work. I've used quilter's template plastic, many different manufacturers versions of stencil plastic, plastic transparencies, etc. There isn't a right or a wrong material. In my experience the homemade plastic stencils last about as long at a store bought one.
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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 7 days ago at Balzer Designs
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Fixed! Thanks for letting me know!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Pinned: Art I Love at Balzer Designs
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Today I thought I'd share some images of art that I love that I've recently pinned on Pinterest. I hope you'll love the pieces too! link In some ways it's such a simple painting of a face and yet there's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Balzer Designs
It's the latter -- cutting away and revealing the black underneath.
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2015 on Mola In Progress: August 2015 at Balzer Designs
Great tip! Thanks!
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2015 on Mola In Progress: August 2015 at Balzer Designs
Yep. I've already started adding some other colors.
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2015 on Mola In Progress: August 2015 at Balzer Designs
I made a Hawaiian quilt pillow cover once many years ago! Very similar!
Toggle Commented Aug 19, 2015 on Mola In Progress: August 2015 at Balzer Designs
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You may remember that about a month ago I posted about my current obsession with molas. Well, I gathered together the supplies to make one of my own! I've only just started and I can tell you two things: (a)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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You may or may not know that when my prototype stencils arrive from The Crafter's Workshop, I sometimes need to make changes to them. Timeline wise that usually means that there isn't enough time between when I make changes and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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If you listened to the podcast last week or follow me on instagram, you know that I spent seven days in Nashville for Brother's B2B, or Back to Business Conference. This is an annual conference that Brother hosts for its... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at Balzer Designs
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Recently, I was walking around the West Village here in NYC snapping photos. When I got home and looked at my photos I noticed something of a theme: yellow. Everywhere I looked there was the color yellow! Take a peek... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2015 at Balzer Designs
Golden Fluid is the best: http://shrsl.com/?~9iyc
Sort of. Neocolor II: http://shrsl.com/?~9iyb
I have two that I like: http://shrsl.com/?~9iy8 and http://amzn.to/1UIC0wL