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Lisa Lee
Pacific Northwest
I will figure it out!
Interests: ART SQUARES, inchies, photography, COLOR, details, anything outdoors and all the colors in the Crayola box!
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There are so many tiny details to this wonderful quilt style card that Dina has created using 9 white Inchie Squares. The combination of pink and green papers (and some from her own gel prints) works perfectly with a 'real'... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at all in an inch
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What a fabulous technique! Jill created her own stencils using Penny Black dies and then used those stencils to apply Dr. Martin's PH Hydrus watercolors directly onto 4" white Art Squares. Because the Art Squares receive mediums like a fine... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at all in an inch
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There are two things that are absolutely brilliant about the creation of these cards! The first is that both of them were created from one 3" white Art Square. Such a simple idea to create a wonderful watercolor and then... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at all in an inch
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We are soooo excited to announce that the very talented Elizabeth Allan will be joining the Inchie Arts Design Team. We were introduced to Elizabeth by another of our designers, Jill Foster, and while we have worked with Elizabeth occasionally... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at all in an inch
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Dina has been busy today too! There are so many different techniques and coloring applications on this card, but our favorite is how she used modeling paste mixed with archival ink to add dimension to this sweet house mouse stamp.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at all in an inch
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We are continually surprised by Jill's creative ideas and have been learning all kinds of new techniques with different coloring mediums over on her blog, Studio Sessions! It's always fun to come up with new ways to use things, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at all in an inch
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Jill is such an incredible 'colorist' (if that is a word!!), and once again shows us how Art Squares are the perfect surface for another type of watercolor...Dr. Ph Martin's Hydrus Fine Art Watercolors. What is interesting about the ATC... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at all in an inch
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If it's been awhile since you worked with Inchie Squares this may inspire you to get them out again! We love several things about the card that Dina has created: - she used sweet floral stamp images from Impression Obsession... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at all in an inch
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This is a super easy and clever way to use label paper to create your own stickers. Visit Dina's blog today for more details on how she created this mixed media background on white label paper with acrylic paints, drywall... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at all in an inch
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Jill and Elizabeth are posting some incredible things over on their blog Studio Sessions! In case you have been wondering about Gelli Plate and Art Squares...they are a match made in heaven. The bright white, 4ply weight of the squares... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at all in an inch
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Most artists don't realize that are our Art Squares are not created equal. In fact, 6 of the 7 colors we carry: white, ivory, dark cream, light gray, wheat and dark gray are made from farm grown trees and are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at all in an inch
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You have to visit Dina's blog today to see the number of layers of color application and technique used in this masculine card challenge with Impression Obsession. Our new 4" squares are perfect not only for a variety of coloring... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at all in an inch
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If you follow the artistry of Jill Foster and her work with Penny Black Stamps you will join us in our appreciation for her creativity and use of richly colored mediums! Today, on the Penny Black blog Jill has created... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at all in an inch
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In her continuing review of different brands of color pencils, Dina shows us how markers before pencil increases the ability to add richness and shading details on an ATC. Our Art Squares have a surface that is very similar to... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at all in an inch
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We so often automatically grab white as a base for coloring because it does show off the vibrancy of the colors. However, when you are applying opaque color such as these new blendable oil pencils from Spectrum Noir choosing a... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at all in an inch
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Regretfully, I am one of those people that design things in my head and then puts them down on paper. But every now and then I succumb to the desire to just find out what will happen. This is a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at all in an inch
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Ok....this technique is new to me, but one I am going to be learning about pronto! Because of the amount of water used to activate the Inktense blocks the Art Squares and their absorbative quality are the perfect substrate. Be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at all in an inch
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Impression Obsession Watering Can die on a 2" white Art Square (Twinchie Square). We first posted about this technique almost exactly a year ago. With the popularity of metal dies there continues to be an enormous amount of interest in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at all in an inch
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Take a close look at the background! This is a fabulous technique that Jill and Elizabeth have been exploring on their blog, Studio Sessions. It's all about Tombow Markers, great stamps, water, and applying them to an ATC size Art... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at all in an inch
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Half of the fun of papercrafting is learning or revisiting different techniques. Here Dina shows us that by coloring with alcohol markers and then using a waterbrush pen filled with rubbbing alcohol you can create a watercolor 'effect'. Be sure... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at all in an inch
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It looks like Jill and Elizabeth are having fun with the mosaic concept of using large images on a 'mosaic' background of Inchie Squares! Jill arranged her 6 white squares in a rectangle to best match the shape and size... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at all in an inch
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Take a good look at this gorgeous card - it's made from 9 - 1" white Inchie Squares! This 'mosaic' technique' is a wonderful way to use larger stamps, especially florals. There are a few tips and tricks to achieve... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at all in an inch
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This is a wonderful technique to use on a 3" white Art Square, especially when paired with such a unique 'macro' style stamp. You would never guess that acrylic paint is applied, and scraped, over an embossed image. Of course... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2014 at all in an inch
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There has been a recent renewed interest in cubes, and we just wanted to remind everyone that Art Squares are a perfect precision cut material for building them. Click on the link below to see our original posting from 2012... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at all in an inch
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WOW! It's the 4th day of 8 days featuring Inchie Arts products on the new blog, Studio Sessions, hosted by Jill Foster and Elizabeth Allan. Hard to believe that Elizabeth said this came together with no plan in mind! But... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at all in an inch