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Cindy Shepard
Mixed Media/Experimental Artist. Art and craft book author. Art for licensing. Certified Zentangle Teacher.
Mixed Media/Experimental Artist. Art and craft book author. Art for licensing. Certified Zentangle Teacher.

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Sparks Creative Arts Studio
I have been devoting my time to working with Suzanne McNeill and Rona Davis to spiff up Sparks Creative Art Studio in Arlington, TX. We are working on updating our social media, Rona is so informed on the subject of blogs, Facebook, Google Analytics ....all...

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Notans and Zentangle®
I am very happy to announce 'Zentangle 12' is out and available on Amazon , I loved working with Suzanne McNeill on this book. There is so much to explore with Notans and Zentangle.  When I discovered Notan I was drawn to the beauty and simplicity of the pr...

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Bella Crafts Connection
What a wonderful time I had at Bella Crafts Connections . Not only did I have a chance to teach a couple of classes I found the time to take some classes too. Mixed Media classes with Seth Apter and a Gelli Print class with Cheryl Boglioli , I also got a ch...

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More fun with Gelatos®
Just thought I would share some work done by some of my students at a recent Run with Scissors Play with Paint ™ workshop I held at Sparks Studio of Creative Arts in Arlington, Texas. Love seeing what they can do with a little paper and a pair of scissors. ...

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Fun in the studio with the Grandgirls
One of my favorite things about art is how fun it is to share. A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to have 3 of my grandgirls together with me in the studio.  Paula is about to go to college and wanted to create some art for the walls of her new apartm...

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Bella Crafts Connections
Okay. it's kind of obvious I get to my blog about once a month. I have been longing for a website....I just didn't want to have to do it! One of my art friends is also a very knowledgeable computer/social media person. While I would have loved for her to do...

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Journals, Gelatos and Paper Punches
I now have quite a collection of paper punches - circles in all sizes and a few squares too. I love using cut up and punched paper and have searched every nook and cranny in my studio to find all of my old paper. Using old paper for cut-ups in a junk journa...

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Cut-ups for Cards
More cut-up fun. In May my family has a lot of birthdays, we get together and celebrate them along with Mother's Day. I don't usually make cards but was having such a good time with paper cut-outs I decided to make cards for the family. Especially since the...

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Paper Cut-ups for Art Journals
 Loving the Mid-Century Modern Designs . I recently ordered the book Mid-Century Modern Patterns with artwork by Jenn Ski . These shapes are perfect for using up my scrap papers. Just got out my scissors and hole punches and started making shapes. It was fu...

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Gelatos on a Paper Bag Journal Page
Rita Barakat is a fabulous Mixed Media artist.....she uses Gelatos by Faber Castell in a lot of her work... I love,love Gelatos . When you subscribe to Rita's newsletter she often includes an art video in which she demonstrates products and comes up with so...
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