Posts Tagged: NC

Very merry freebies for you!

Have you visited our Free Downloads page lately? You’ll find a couple of holiday goodies that might help with the last-minute gift wrapping, as well as a customizable Gratitude Journal that Nicki designed (print as many or as few pages

Very merry freebies for you!

Have you visited our Free Downloads page lately? You’ll find a couple of holiday goodies that might help with the last-minute gift wrapping, as well as a customizable Gratitude Journal that Nicki designed (print as many or as few pages

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

Remembering David Newton: a visit to the “Onward” exhibition at Guilford College

Nicki and I try to attend as many Guilford College art openings as possible, for three reasons: 1) I’m a Guilford alumna; 2) she teaches in the Guilford art department; 3) the quality of the artwork is always stellar, thanks

Remembering David Newton: a visit to the “Onward” exhibition at Guilford College

Nicki and I try to attend as many Guilford College art openings as possible, for three reasons: 1) I’m a Guilford alumna; 2) she teaches in the Guilford art department; 3) the quality of the artwork is always stellar, thanks

How to find a poem

This past Saturday, eight fabulous souls brought Bent Tuba Studio to life in the “Found Poems on Found Paper” workshop, creating French-fold books with a variety of paper scraps that hold a secret history. To these handmade books, the group

How to find a poem

This past Saturday, eight fabulous souls brought Bent Tuba Studio to life in the “Found Poems on Found Paper” workshop, creating French-fold books with a variety of paper scraps that hold a secret history. To these handmade books, the group

Sketchbook snapshot: Objects from nature

I’ve been following the adventures of the Sketchbook Challenge blog (although, I admit, I have not been producing an abundance of images for every monthly theme). I’m feeling really inspired by some of the work that folks are creating for

Sketchbook snapshot: Objects from nature

I’ve been following the adventures of the Sketchbook Challenge blog (although, I admit, I have not been producing an abundance of images for every monthly theme). I’m feeling really inspired by some of the work that folks are creating for

Art belongs to you!

You’re an artist. Yes, YOU. Art is your birthright as a human being. Since the dawn of time, or at least since the point at which humans stood upright and became marginally self-aware, people have been creating art. Why? Because

Art belongs to you!

You’re an artist. Yes, YOU. Art is your birthright as a human being. Since the dawn of time, or at least since the point at which humans stood upright and became marginally self-aware, people have been creating art. Why? Because

The tale of Tina the Tuba (our Bent Tuba Studio mascot)

This is a “How the Leopard Got Its Spots” kind of story… although in our case, it’s “How an Injured and Abandoned Brass Instrument Gave Our Art Studio Its Name and Logo.” Once upon a time, Nicki’s mom came upon

The tale of Tina the Tuba (our Bent Tuba Studio mascot)

This is a “How the Leopard Got Its Spots” kind of story… although in our case, it’s “How an Injured and Abandoned Brass Instrument Gave Our Art Studio Its Name and Logo.” Once upon a time, Nicki’s mom came upon