Friday, July 28, 2017

On The Road :: Michigan - Part Three

Recently I travelled to Holland, Michigan to visit with my best friend from high school, Ellen. Wherever I go I am always on the lookout for art and this trip was no exception. As usual I took a zillion photos! I decided I'd shared my visit with you. This is part three, the final installation.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Mixed Media Art Journal Page with Leah Tees

Hello everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your summer ;) I have a fun mixed media page for you today featuring Dina Wakely and Tim Holtz products.

Mixed Media Art Journal Page Leah Tees OOAK Artisans

Friday, July 14, 2017

Exploring Art & Artist :: Ellen Schimmel Pearson

“Exploring Art & Artist” is a new feature here at OOAK Artisan Showcase. Written by Ellen Schimmel Pearson, it’s a non-artist’s exploration of the creative world.  

Ellen Schimmel Pearson
Portrait by Ben John Albino

"I am so excited to be a part of OOAK Artisan Showcase and bring you interviews of artists around the country, and the world!  I am looking forward to meeting some interesting and passionate people, and learning what drives them, what inspires them, and how they define their art. "   ~ Ellen 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Happy Fabric Journal with Jean Stambaugh Peter

Today I am sharing with you my process of creating a fabric journal. For a while I had a creative block, but once I started it, it ended up only taking me about two hours to complete.