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Jennifer Wambach
Artist, illustrator, designer, wife, mom, cat lady.
Artist, illustrator, designer, wife, mom, cat lady.

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Silhouette Nutcracker die cut design
This week in the Silhouette store I'm working on a bunch of pretty complicated diecut designs. The first is a hopefully not too scary nutcracker... I always find them really creepy! My kids seem to like them, though, so this would probably be pretty awesome...

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Silhouette swing card tutorial
There are several swing card available in the Silhouette design store like this one , and I've finally put together a tutorial showing how to assemble them so they actually swing when opened. (I put them together wrong when gluing on the pieces the first ti...

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Date Nut Cake
Trying out a vertical format for my illustrated recipe -- see the original on They Draw & Cook!

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I think a new They Draw and Cook illustrated recipe is in the works... guess the theme!

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Teeny tiny art
I've decided to miniaturize my daily paintings for the 30 day challenge I started yesterday. Oddly it's much more difficult to produce something good that's 2.5" x 3". I thought the ease of making good art would be directly proportional to its size, but app...

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30 paintings in 30 days? or until I can't take it any more and need to glue some stuff to other stuff.
Today I'm starting a painting a day challenge for the month of September. I know of artists doing 365 day challenges but that seems a little ambitious for me at this point in my life. Maybe in a couple years when all day school for all children in my house ...

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Just a short post to share a quick preview of the upcoming issue of UPPERCASE magazine. I'm one of 30 illustrators profiled in it... what an honor! Also, I don't really have pink hair in real life. I just like the color. New Illustration Talent section unde...

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Two times in the past few years I've been lucky enough to be able to work on some of my dream projects. One was the fiberglass bulldog that I painted all over with Illinois wildflowers. Working on it in our family room with my newly-crawling son afoot shoul...

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Contests, hound dogs, and the end of the winter of my discontent
When I was a kid, we lived near ski areas, ice skating rinks and open fields where we'd cross country ski on weekend afternoons. I was never too keen on winter in general, but having things to do helped. Now I have small children and a dog, I have to drive ...

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Ribbon storage box assembly instructions
Several people have been asking for a tutorial for this ribbon box design , so here you go! Hopefully you can make sense of my potentially too technical drawings. :)
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