Tuesday, August 25, 2015

NEW Online Workshop~ ColorBurst~ Intuitive Creative Painting~

 Add a beautiful explosion of color and whimsy to your artwork table with this wonderful Intuitive painting technique! We will create several fun layers of color and texture, use our intuition and then add the final layers.This technique is so "freeing" and lets your creativity flow! This workshop includes 2 videos a month for 4 months,filled with techniques, projects, my favorite supplies to use and a PDF for supplies and some of my favorite inspirational quotes for use in your artwork~ 

On the day the workshop opens you will receive an e-mail with the links and password for that months videos. I will be posting a PDF with quotes for you to include in your artwork and below I have included the Supply list. I will be offering a FB page for the group which I will add the link below on Sept 1st. Thanks so much for joining me!


Asst sizes of canvases( several)
Asst colors of Acrylic paints  including White( I use a combination of Lumiere by Jaquard, Golden and Liquitex)
Dylusions Spray Ink
 Asst colors of Dahler Rowney inks, I Zink or any other brands of drawing inks
Pens ( Signo Uniball in black and white, Pitt pens- fine tip,Big Brush Pens)
Assorted stamps for texture
Small letters stamps
Assorted ink stamps colors
Rub ons ( Kaiser Craft) Words or quotes
Liquid Pearls ( Ranger)
Work Fixative Spray  for a final protective coat

Please keep in mind these are the brands/products that I use but feel free to use whatever you may have on hand!

See you soon... I am so happy to share 

this wonderful creative experience with you!

**Yay It's time to start the workshop!!

Here's the album link for the videos!


(if you are having problems opening the album video you can also get to the videos with these individual links)
 Supplies- https://vimeo.com/140600497
 -Intro https://vimeo.com/140587094
Lets Begin-https://vimeo.com/140718787
 Part 2-finishing up https://vimeo.com/140676117

October Workshop

November Workshop

December Workshop

Thank you so very much for joining me on this wonderful painting adventure! May you continue to find your passion and express your creativity through your artwork!
~In Love and Light~

~Heres some print outs for you below~

Quotes for Mixed Media

Supplies and Resources

**New FB group page-

WildHeart Art~ColorBurst Workshop~  Feel Free to join by searching group name and requesting to join:) It is a closed group.

Friday, July 31, 2015

OnLine Workshop~ LifeStory~ Creating Handmade Inspirational Polymer Clay Tiles

 New On Line Workshop
This is such a beautiful way to add inspiration into your daily life by creating these  wonderful polymer  clay tiles and creating wall hangings, furniture tops ,framed pieces etc! 
So glad you have you have joined me and let's get started!

~Supply List~

Assorted  packages /colors of Sculpey III polymer clay ( that's my favorite but use whatever you enjoy) 2-3 pkgs will make a small plaque, larger projects will need 3-5 on up.
Assorted stamps~ rubber works best but any stamps will work
Pigments Powders for applying to finished pieces
Toaster oven ( I have a "demoted" one I use just for polymer, you can sometimes find them at yard sales ,second hand stores too)
Clay roller or something like a small rolling pin to roll out clay
Deck of cards ( we will use this for the thickness of the clay)
Wax paper
 Several  pieces of card stock
Gel pens ( gold, black, white- I use Signo Uni ball)
Acrylic Paints
Glitter glue
Glass beads- size 6 or 11
Assorted "jewels" and misc jewelry items to imbed in clay
Weldbond Adhesive ( I get mine at Michaels)
Polymer sealer 

Optional- shaped cut outs( squares)
Shaping tools for the clay

I have decided to start the workshop on the 7th as I only have several people signed up now.. so  Im hoping to get some more people signed up by then for the workshop.
Thanks for joining us!!

On the day the workshop begins I will be e-mailing you all a password to use on this page where the  links are posted to have access to the workshop videos. You will all be able to view at your own pace and have 1 year to do so.
I hope you have a fabulous creative adventure with this new online workshop!

**Workshop Is Now Open!!**

You can access the videos through these links . The password is being sent to you in your e-mail. I hope you enjoy week 1 and be creatively CRAZY!! Have fun!!
 Also I will be moving the camera so you can get some better views of the up close detail work on the tiles.. With some of the applications of the pigments powders even though I was just brushing them on, the angle wasn't conducive to seeing me do it.
Week 1
Part 1
Part 2 
Part 3

Week 2

Week 3

Monday, July 6, 2015

New On Line Workshop~ Faerie House Lane~ Starts July 23rd!

~Faerie Lane ~
On Line Workshop

This amazingly joyful workshop is  filled with "fun and funk" creating sweet little faerie houses! Gather your create energy and supplies as we will be creating fun backgrounds filled with colors and texture, enchanting little houses of varying shapes and sizes with whimsical surroundings! I will also share a video on my favorite art supplies and how to use them!!  3 week Workshop starts July 23rd,  where I post each Monday new projects!
You have 1 full year of access to view at your leisure!
Password will be sent to you on the day the workshop starts 
Have fun and so glad you have joined us!!


Journal Pages
Canvases ( any size)
Matt Medium or Modge Podge
Acrylic paint
Work Fixative Spray
Spray inks
drawing Inks ( Dahler Rowney and I Zink)
Asst Ink  stamp Pads ( permanent)
Asst Stamps for stamping texture or words
Assorted glitter ( I love Art Glitter institute for unique glitters!)
Assorted collage papers
Glitter Gel ( Asst colors)
Assorted Big Brush Markers
Signo Uniball Pens in Black & White
Assorted Stencils ( Round "doily" type too)
Paper Ephemera for decorating houses

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

NEW On Line Workshop from WildHeart Art~ Crave Texture~


So happy to have you join me for this wonderfully fun and creative on line workshop! The supply list is below but feel to free to use whatever you may have as I know supplies can get expensive! But this way you have the list and can pick and choose what best works for you. Workshop Starts June 29th and you have a full year of access and always at your own pace! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to message me!
 I will be psoting the links for the videos here on the page and a password will be sent to you the day of the workshop to access the videos one you click on the link below. So enjoy and let your creative energies flow!!

WildHeart  On Line Workshop
~Art Crave Texture~


Journal Pages
Canvases ( any size)
Tags ( manilla any size)
Matt Medium or Modge Podge
bead Gel Medium
Fiber Paste medium
Polymer clay faces ( optional)
Modeling Paste
Acrylic paint
Work Fixative Spray
Spray inks
drawing Inks ( Dahler Rowney and I Zink)
Asst Ink  stamp Pads ( permanent)
Distress Crackle Paint ( asst colors plus "Rock "Candy)
Assorted glitter ( I love Art Glitter institute for unique glitters!)
Assorted collage papers
Glitter Gel ( Asst colors)
Assorted Big Brush Markers
Signo Uniball Pens in Black & White
Hot Glue Gun and Glue
Heat Gun
White PVA Glue
 Assorted Ranger Liquid Pearls
 Assorted Ranger Perfect Pearls Spray
Embosser ( I have the Vintaj "Big Kick")
Assorted Stencils ( Round "doily" type too)
Embossing ink pad
Embossing powder
Assorted stamps ( some with sayings or words)
**And  don't forget to bring your creative energy too!

Workshop Starts Today!!
Here is the link for the video Album
password will be sent this morning so check your emails!
All videos are up now and I hope you all enjoy!

I hope you enjoy and please let me know if you have any questions!!
"Now lets have some creative fun"

Friday, May 1, 2015

~Let's Play Tag~ NEW Online Workshop~Starts May 21st


In this Brand New Workshop we will explore all the possibilities of creating  journal tags, gift tags and any other tags you can think of! By using color, embossing, texture and mixed media we will use our imagination to create beautiful and unique tags! The workshop starts on May 21st and on that day you will receive a  password to use with the video links provided on this page. Below I have put together a supply list so you can have everything ready for the first day of class!  I'm so happy you all have joined me and that we will  all go on this fun journey together!


Big Kick Embosser and folders for Texture Embossing

Manilla  or white tags ( all sizes as many as you want to create), time cards,library cards, postcards,gift tags... anything you would like to use that is sturdy enough for paint,sprays etc

Matt Medium, DeCoupage, Mod podge etc

Modeling Paste

Spray Fixative

Washi Tape, Ribbons, lace ect

Big Brush Markers, Pitt pens,Signo Uni ball white and black pen ( I also  like to use the gold and silver ones too),Gelli Roll gel pens,Gelatos

Ink Sprays ( Dylusions, Heidi Swap, Prima etc)

Acrylic Paints ( craft paint is fine for general use) Optional-  Distressed Crackel paint,Lumeire, paint pens and ColorArte Radiant Gel paint http://www.colourarte.com/radiant-gels.html 

Glitter Gel

 Assorted "Pearl Pens" by Viva ( Joanne's carries them - Gold is my Fav!)

Drawing inks ( Dahler and Rowney, Dr Martin ect)

Alcohol Inks

Blending Solution and blending tool

Ink Pads- Black and Assorted Colors ( Archival and Distressed)

 Assorted Stamps ( quotes, letters, texture etc)

 Assorted Embossing powder and Embossing Ink

Collage Papers


Texture tools,brushes,spray  water bottle

* Please don't feel you need to go out and buy all the supplies.. I just tried to make a broad list of all the things you can use in creating the tags

I look forward to having fun with you all!!

Here are the videos.. click on the link to take you to them and use the password e-mailed to you for access! You will have 1 full year to access the videos~ Have fun and enjoy!!
Winner of Goody Bag will be posted May 21st at 6pm!
~~~~~~AND WE HAVE A WINNER!!~~~~~
Kathryn Bonner !! Congratulations!!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Gypsy Wrap Bracelet Workshop

~Gypsy Wrap Bracelet On Line Workshop~

WELCOME to my NEW online workshop "Gypsy Wrap Bracelets"! In this workshop you will create these beautiful one of a kind wraps and adding your own touch to make them yours! We will be using hand dyed Sari Silk , Chiffon Silk  and reclaimed  Sari Silk for the main component in our designs. Adding layers of glass seed beads, crystals, silver plated or pewter beads / charms and many other fun adornments! I will offer you a handful of variations on the main design as well!  I will be offering Sari Silk on my website also at www.indigoearth.artfire.com
These lovely bracelets are wonderfully light to wear, very Bohemian and very fun!! I will be posting the links  for the workshops here and will e-mail you each the password on April 1st. 
This workshop will be open until Oct 1st so have fun and enjoy!!

~Supply List~ ( per bracelet)

Sari Silk ( 3 ribbons at 3 yd lengths each per bracelet)
 2-2 1/2 yds of 1mm leather string
 6mm Glass seed beads- several colors
Glass roundell beads or other large hole beads -2
Large hole metal beads- 2
Crystals beads-  6mm-6-8
Small spacer beads-4 mm- 12- 20
Metal focal beads- 6-8 mm- 6
Hypo Cement

I now have Sari and Chiffon Silk available on my website ~ you have a choice between 2 ribbon Cards ( 3 yds each) and 3 ribbon Cards ( 3 yds each) These are the same ribbons that I use and  each card is color coordinated . Each card will make one bracelet~ depending on if you want 2 or 3 ribbons for your bracelet~ that is the card you would choose.

I do have a handful of companies that I enjoy working with but also do an ongoing search always looking for new and unique charms, beads and focals!

www.auntiesbeads.com -Beads, focals,seed beads,crystals,charms
www.limabeads.com- Beads, focals,  charms,seed beads, leather, crystals, Sari Silk, lots of goodies!
www.beadaholique.com- beads, charms. focals,seed beads,crystals,leather,inspirational metal tag charms,Sari Silk
www.artbeads.com- Beads, seed beads,leather,inspirational metal tags,focals,charms
www.firemountaingems.com- LOTS of goodies.. everything you could ever imagine for jewelry making!
These handful of links should give you a great start to finding wonderful jewelry findings!

Have fun and ENJOY!!