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artist, writer, teacher, photographer, mama, expressive arts coach
Interests: creativity, spirituality, healthy relationships, book arts, art supplies, photography, nature, hiking, education, wellness
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I am honored to be part of the Painting the Feminine Fall Student Show! You're invited to take look online. Please approach this work with lovingkindness, as it is deep and meaningful for the participants. Thank you! Sending blessings to you! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Lynn, Yes, most definitely! Thanks for asking. You are always welcome to share posts that you find helpful or inspiring. I say the more art making happening, the better! Kind Regards, Briana
Found objects are full of untold stories. Molly Anthony of the Found Art Walk is passionate about collecting found objects and using them in her art journal. Come see what this guest artist taught us at the July 2017 Visual Journal Collective meeting at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts! Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
21 Secrets Flashback Sale starts TODAY through WEDNESDAY, JULY 5TH. Save $21 on these invaluable art journaling and mixed media art resources! Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Briana added a favorite at Expressive Art Inspirations
Jun 27, 2017
Make a simple folded book to carry with you this season! Enjoy this free tutorial! May it inspire you to play around and get creative. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Lynda, I am so glad you enjoyed this post! Thank you so much for your comment. I loved reading it! Cheers, Briana
If your day needs to be brightened with a little color, here are some pics of my latest journal pages! Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
You're welcome, Chris! I am so glad you might join the fun! Bring your cards to our VJC June meeting, if you care to. I'd love to see! Have a great rest of the weekend! -Briana
Is your creative muse tapping you on the shoulder? Here's some inspiration for getting started on some fun and easy projects! Have a great day! Enjoy! (PS I just love art and artists, don't you?) Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
I love your insights about the project, Julie. Thanks so much for sharing.
Hi Chris, I am so glad you are coming to the Visual Journal Collective. I love, love, love seeing all of the great journals you are working on. See you next time! Blessings, Briana
Hi Nell, Thanks so much for stopping by to read the post. We welcome you with open arms whenever you can make it next to the Visual Journal Collective. May the class you are teaching be fulfilling and fantastic! See you after mid-June! Blessings, Briana
Not able to attend the April meeting for the Visual Journal Collective? No worries, I've got you covered. Take a peek at some inspiring journals and favorite tools used by participating artists. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Thank you, kindly, Joy! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day! -Briana
Lynda, you made my day with your comments. Sorry it took me a bit to reply. I hope you keep visiting and leaving comments! All of my best, Briana
Toggle Commented Mar 22, 2017 on #21emBODY-BONES AND HANDS at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Lynda, Thanks for stopping by and for your question. For me, I love working in this way. For others, we offered the idea to plan ahead and do the same thing in each person's journal. That was helpful for those who felt they might "freeze" under the pressure of the time limit. Have a great day! -Briana
#21 emBODY-BONES and HANDS prompts. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Day 3 of #21emBODY is BACK On International Women's Day, I feel it's worth mentioning the relationship one has with one's back. How does your back feel today? What do you carry there, both seen and unseen? What is one action you can take to improve your back's health? Thank... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Here it is, Day 2 of #21emBODY with HEART. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
#21embody art challenge starts today. Here's why you might want to participate or at least pay attention. You'll learn about your precious body, and you just might experience greater appreciation for all it does for you each day. Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Hello Ya'll! I've got to shout it from the rooftops, as I am about to release the third online class in the Winter 2017 Orange Spiral Arts Class Set. This series has been so fun. Students have been loving the classes. It fills me up each and every time I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
I am trying out a new and fun alphabet stamp set on this mixed media art journal page created for artistcellar. Come take a peek at how I turned a random piece of painted deli paper, into a more complete journal page. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts
Here's my 27th blog post written for Did you know that the number 9 has special significance and meaning? Have you ever heard of Gabrielle Bernstein? Do you believe in something more than meets the eye? Well, I am going deep in this art post. Come take a peek! Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Orange Spiral Arts