Jennie Milner’s Wall Murals Raise Awareness

Artist Jennie Milner stands in front of wall art in her Loveland, Co. studio. Wall murals for public awareness programs and other special events add character to U.S. communities, and in Northern Colorado the creative voice of mural artists like Jennie Milner are becoming well known, well loved, and well appreciated. Milner, who lives in …

Me Too Movement—Anne Boleyn Labor Day Sale!

by Lynn S. Schwebach The Me Too Movement (#metoo) gained momentum in October 2017 as a hashtag on social media.  Yet in 1538, 481 years before Twitter and other ubiquitous media outlets,  Anne Boleyn suffered alone. This woman endured the epic case of sexual harassment at the hands of her husband, King Henry  VIII. It …

How to Resin Art in 3 Steps: Step 3

by Lynn S. Schwebach Ruach 3 is one of my resined paintings on canvas. How to Resin Art, step 3 , shows you how to measure and pour resin on your artwork, and use tools to remove bubbles and small pieces of dust. 3-Step Process If you're following along with my 3-step process, you've watched …

How to Resin Art in 3 Steps: Step 2

by Lynn S. Schwebach "Speaking to Clouds" is alcohol ink on Yupo paper attached to a wood panel and resined. This artwork sold in 2019. How to resin art just got a lot easier with my 3-step process. For me, watching someone resin art is a great way to learn, so I decided to film …

Fundraising for Migrants: No More Deaths

by Lynn S. Schwebach All profits from the sale of this original painting, "Things We Carry," will be donated to No More Deaths. The painting "Things We Carry" portrays a family at the U.S.-Mexico border, terrified their child will get taken and put into a cage. It tells the story of people fleeing violence only …

Sell on Etsy with Better Photos and the 3 P’s

by Lynn S. Schwebach To Sell on Etsy requires Product Photograph Perseverance, or as I like to call it the powerful P's. I tell myself to never give up on a product unless I have revised the photograph at least three times.  This means periodically reevaluating your pictures and figuring how to make them better. …

Australian Aboriginal Art Has You Following The Dots

by Lynn S. Schwebach Australian Aboriginal Art sometimes makes you dizzy. Dots fill the canvases that line Western Australian (WA) gallery walls, museums, and art markets, giving you a bit of vertigo after moving from one painting to the next. Okay not every painting consists of dots, but so many do that you realize they …

Get Crazy Creative with Your Bullet Journal

by Lynn S. Schwebach I arrived reluctantly at the bullet journal idea, thinking it would be one more unexciting thing for me to do, one more task that takes me away from creating, one more boring detail for my already cluttered mind. But as I let out-of-the-box thinking take over, the journal took a turn …

5 Ways to Get You and Your Etsy Shop Ready for the Holidays

by Lynn S. Schwebach For those of us who spent the last few months of summer creating, designing and building, we now must prepare for the roller coaster of upcoming holiday sales and promotions. This is the point—early September—where we shine our shops, polish our sale skills, and attractively merchandise our products. I know. I …