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Express yourself! (Free inspiration cards + an invitation)

This is just a little love note to let you know about two things. (Well, three things, if the first thing is YOU’RE AWESOME. Which it is.) ☆   Check out the newest addition to our Free Downloads page: it’s a

Go Make Art inspiration card - freebie - benttuba.com

Express yourself! (Free inspiration cards + an invitation)

This is just a little love note to let you know about two things. (Well, three things, if the first thing is YOU’RE AWESOME. Which it is.) ☆   Check out the newest addition to our Free Downloads page: it’s a

Sing With Your Whole Heart - aspirations by benttuba.com

Sing with your whole heart (A few personal aspirations)

Yesterday Nicki and I attended a retreat at the lovely Saint Francis Springs retreat center, about an hour north of our studio. There was a lot of time spent in silence, as well as a shared meal and group reflections.

Sing With Your Whole Heart - aspirations by benttuba.com

Sing with your whole heart (A few personal aspirations)

Yesterday Nicki and I attended a retreat at the lovely Saint Francis Springs retreat center, about an hour north of our studio. There was a lot of time spent in silence, as well as a shared meal and group reflections.

Top 10 Quotes about Creativity

“Keep moving, learn new skills. Enjoy yourself.” — Neil Gaiman “Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.” — Rita Mae Brown “And they were all, when their souls grew warm, poets.” — Ray

Top 10 Quotes about Creativity

“Keep moving, learn new skills. Enjoy yourself.” — Neil Gaiman “Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.” — Rita Mae Brown “And they were all, when their souls grew warm, poets.” — Ray

Artistic license: You got it (so spread the love)

  Here’s something you should know about artistic license: you already have it. But that can be easy to forget. So here’s a full-color reminder, which you can print out or email to a friend or post wherever the heck

Artistic license: You got it (so spread the love)

  Here’s something you should know about artistic license: you already have it. But that can be easy to forget. So here’s a full-color reminder, which you can print out or email to a friend or post wherever the heck

Print and play! Brief guide to making your own rubber stamps

Our rubber stamp workshop this afternoon was a blast! For those of you who couldn’t be there in the studio with us, we put together a printable guide to making your own rubber stamps from erasers or other carving media.

Print and play! Brief guide to making your own rubber stamps

Our rubber stamp workshop this afternoon was a blast! For those of you who couldn’t be there in the studio with us, we put together a printable guide to making your own rubber stamps from erasers or other carving media.

37 things I’ve learned in 10 years of being an artist

This list is inspired by Chris Guillebeau’s 34 Things post. (Happy birthday, Chris!) I’ve arrived at birthday #37 this year, but for me a bigger milestone is that it’s been 10 years since I became an artist—a perspective shift that

37 things I’ve learned in 10 years of being an artist

This list is inspired by Chris Guillebeau’s 34 Things post. (Happy birthday, Chris!) I’ve arrived at birthday #37 this year, but for me a bigger milestone is that it’s been 10 years since I became an artist—a perspective shift that

It’s easier than you think: Why you should make your own rubber stamps

The first time I walked into the rubber stamp aisle of a craft supply store, I was in awe. It was amazing to think that I could reproduce the same image again and again, like magic, with just an ink

It’s easier than you think: Why you should make your own rubber stamps

The first time I walked into the rubber stamp aisle of a craft supply store, I was in awe. It was amazing to think that I could reproduce the same image again and again, like magic, with just an ink