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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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Spring is here! Take a look at the beauty Mother Nature is offering right now. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a peek at all of the stitching inspiration MN Visual Journal Collective co-facilitator, Molly Anthony, shared with us at our March 16, 2020 meeting! You may have all of these supplies at home already! Let's get stitching! Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Needing ideas for calming your nerves, as well as activities you can do with children? Take a photo walk in your own backyard! Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Greetings! If you have been reading my blog, you may know that I recently presented at our monthly MN Visual Journal Collective meeting on the topic of self-care and journaling. There were so many people who wanted to attend, yet the Minnesota weather got half the group to stay at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Could you use a little refresher on how to do "self-care"? Take a peek at what we discussed and created at the February MN Visual Journal Collective meeting held at Wet Paint. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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The 21 Secrets Super Sale starts today, and runs through Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Jump in now to save 40 percent off these wonderful mixed media online classes. Be sure to enter coupon code: SUPERSALE upon checkout. Using the links I share help me get paid as a 21 Secrets guest teacher. Thanks so much for your support. -Briana Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Get inspired and work in your visual journal this February! I have two different classes happening at Wet Paint in St. Paul, MN. Will you join me? Art is good for your soul. It is, it is, it is. Thanks in advance for your interest. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Are you curious to learn some tips on how to develop a creative habit? Molly Anthony of The Found Art Walk shared her fabulous journals with us at the January 2020 MN Visual Journal Collective meeting. She also shared many tips and tricks for how to get started and how to stay accountable. Come on over and have a look! Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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January, February, and March 2020 Workshops and Classes announcement from Briana of Orange Spiral Arts. You're invited to loosen up, get creative, and express yourself through a variety of art mediums. Briana has a line up including Gelli Printing, Abstract Alcohol Ink Art, Visual Journaling, Collage Heart Art, Junk Journaling and Book Binding, and Watercolor Painting workshops this winter in the Twin Cities. Join in the fun! Reserve your spot and register today! Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2020 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a look at our final MN Visual Journal Collective meeting of 2019. See what's in store for 2020 with the MN Visual Journal Collective, and view other exciting classes and events coming up! Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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The Fresh Paint Art Show and Online Art Sale is here. View Briana's (aka Orange Spiral Arts) art here. I have 10 pieces listed for sale on Instagram. You are welcome to send me an email or send the $50 USD payment via PayPal to my PayPal email address, which... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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It's almost my birthday, and I am offering a huge savings on all of my online classes. Limited time offer ends on Friday, November 1st, 2019 at 11:59pm CST. Express yourself creatively today and feel more alive than ever! Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
This is really cool to see! Thanks for sharing, Julie!
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We had special guest, Brenda Hudson at the October 2019 MN Visual Journal Collective meeting. Take a peek! Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
Briana is now following Blog | Stitchin' Post in Sisters, OR
Oct 22, 2019
Hi Tina, The Faber-Castell Gel Crayons may be a good substitute for the Target version. Here's the link to the Faber-Castell site: https://www.fabercastell.com/products/gel-crayons-12-ct-14592 Here they are on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2p1sjET I hope this information is helpful. They are so fun to play with! Have a great day! -Briana
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I am teaching at Wet Paint in October, November and December 2019. Take a peek and see if you are available for these classes and dates! Thanks in advance for having a look. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Getting Started with Visual Journaling is happening soon at Wet Paint. The class runs for three Wednesdays, beginning on October 9. Wednesdays, October 9, 16, 23, 10:30am-1:30pm. This class is wonderful for people who are curious about keeping a visual journal, or may be looking for some new ideas to try. I have a mixed media style to journal keeping, which is bit messy and lots of fun. Could you use a little more fun in your life? Meet me at Wet Paint in October! Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Liquid Watercolor Mandalas is now open for registration as an online course. I have been teaching this highly beneficial workshop in person for four years, and I am so happy to bring it online to reach more of you! Take a look to see what the Liquid Watercolor Mandalas online class is all about! Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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For the September MN Visual Journal Collective meeting, we had a group discussion and sharing about creating personal mandalas. You are invited to take a peek! Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Take a peek at this colorful post, where I show you how to print from a stencil with fine lines. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Would you like to try using watercolor with your stencils? Here's a quick and easy way to get the best of both worlds. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts