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Briana
The United States
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've got a "hot tip" for you today on how to use spray inks without making a gigantic mess! Come check it out! Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Get inspired by some of the most colorful lily pads you have ever seen! Plus encouragement to use your stash of art supplies, especially your artistcellar stencils! Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Giveaway winner announced for Rag and Bone Bindery! Plus, I have a little watercolor art and nature inspiration for you, too! Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a peek at the wonders of the Gelly Roll pens on top of stenciled acrylic paint in my Rag and Bone blank page journal! Also, don't miss the opportunity to win a $75 gift certificate! Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Pop-Up SALE for the upcoming Creativity and Expressive Arts Workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Saturday, July 7, 1pm-4pm. SAVE $50 today. Sale ends on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 8am CST. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Are you curious about water-soluble oil pastels? Take a look at a page spread I did in my large journal by Rag and Bone Bindery. And there's a giveaway! Enter to win a $75 gift certificate to Rag and Bone Bindery! This is an amazing opportunity. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a look at how I created calm for my nervous system by creating an art journal page. Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Here's a summary of our June Visual Journal Collective meeting, where we had fun making paper toy Cootie Catchers! We've got peeks into journals and the MCBA Shop, too! It's time to get inspired! You and your creativity matter. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Chris, I am so glad you entered. These journals are so wonderful! I know you'd make good use of them! Cheers, Briana
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Enter to win a $75 gift certificate to Rag and Bone Bindery! See post at www.OrangeSpiralArts.com for details. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Exciting announcement: I am a brand ambassador for Rag and Bone Bindery, and I have a new series of blog posts in the works. Part of the fun is that I am able to offer a $75 gift certificate as a giveaway! Take a look for more details. Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Would you like to see some Gelli prints made at our latest Visual Journal Collective meeting at MCBA? Please read on, and enjoy the inspiration! Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Creativity and Expressive Arts Workshop on Sunday, May 6, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota is all about exploring the chakra system. We will integrate mind, body, and spirit, learn about the chakras, and decorate our journals in rainbow colors. Be seen, heard, and accepted as you are right now. You and your creativity matter! Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a look inside the February Visual Journal Collective meeting at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts. We created Mail Art postcards, and it was a blast! Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” ― Osho We are all born creative. Discover who you are on the spiral path. In a safe and supportive environment, you'll be invited to explore your deeper self and your inner artist. Feel loved, supported, and accepted, as you open up and share pieces of you. Join us monthly, or as your schedule allows for the NEW Creativity and Expressive Arts Workshops in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
Hi Stephanie, Thanks for visiting and for your comment. That makes sense about using the Paper Artsy stamps with an acrylic block. Thanks for the tip! Cheers to you, Briana
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Get inspiration and learn how to carve your own set of zodiac signs, planets, and moon phase stamps to use in your creative projects! Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at Orange Spiral Arts
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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 Nov 20, 2017 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
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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
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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
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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
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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