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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 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 2 days ago 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
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Curious about spray ink and stencils? Take a peek at my latest post written for artistcellar! Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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It's almost August, and I am happy to share some creative workshop opportunities I have coming up! Two classes are at Wet Paint in St. Paul, MN, and one is online. Come on over and read all about them! Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Ever wonder the benefits of taking an art class? Are you interested in exploring the wonders of collage? Join us on Saturday, July 27, 2019, 10am-5pm at Wet Paint in St. Paul! You will have tons of fun and feel completely inspired! Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Have you ever heard of modeling paste? Take a peek at what it is, and what it can do! Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Registration closes Sunday, and I don't want you to miss out on all of the fun! I am talking about 21 Secrets Playful Experiments, which will be jumping into your inbox on Monday, July 8. Find out more and sign up! I am one of the guest teachers, and I am pleased as punch! Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
Super cool! Thanks, Julie!
Toggle Commented Jun 28, 2019 on Watercolor Monoprints at Balzer Designs
Hooray! Hooray! I am so happy for you! Congratulations! Thank you for sharing your big news with us! Sending Blessings and Love to you, Steve, and your little bundle on its way to you!
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2019 on Big News at Balzer Designs
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Here's a summary of our June 2019 MN Visual Journal Collective meeting, where we sketched and talked about our favorite art supplies! Take a peek! Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Words + Art makes my heart sing. Come check out my latest tutorial that combines the two! Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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I am excited to share a series of BRAND NEW ART for sale! These one of a kind mixed media pieces are signed and dated by the artist. They'd be perfect any place in your home where you could use a little color and inspiration. Thank you in advance for your support! Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Be amazed and awed by the wonderful Art Graf! Check out my tutorial, which includes a link to how Art Graf by Viarco is made. It's fascinating to watch! Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Are you curious about using liquid watercolor? I have an affordable class for you! It's happening at Wet Paint in St. Paul, Minnesota! Take a look and reserve your spot today! Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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The 21 Secrets Retirement SALE is here! Save 50 percent off five amazing editions. Out with the old, and in with the new! Your purchase helps to support emerging and established artists. Thank you! Don't forget the coupon code! Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Here's a quick and easy way to lay down some color on your journal page. Also, be sure to check out all of my upcoming classes being offered at Wet Paint, in St. Paul, MN! Thank you for your support! Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Calling all folks who are retired, entrepreneurs with flexible schedules, or folks available on Tuesdays, look here! Getting Started with Visual Journaling at Wet Paint starts on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Find out more and register to reserve your spot! Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Have you ever wondered how to use molding paste to add texture to your journal page? I've got a tutorial just for you! Also, please tell all of your retired friends or entrepreneurial friends with a flexible schedule about my upcoming class at Wet Paint. It's called Getting Started with Visual Journaling, and it's going to be awesome! Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Do you enjoy color saturated markers? Here's a fun art tutorial you might enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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In this blog post I share a step-by-step tutorial on using water as a theme for an art journaling page spread. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts
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Have you ever thought to use colored pencils with stencils? In this post, I will show you how I decided to use part of a stencil, plus my own hand-drawn designs, to create an image in my visual journal. Enjoy! Plus, there's a friendly reminder to use your good supplies. Just being alive is reason enough, wouldn't you agree? Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2019 at Orange Spiral Arts