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LAST CHANCE!

There are just a few hours left to our Inspiration Package Sale at Art to the 5th!  Take advantage of this great offer to receive ALL of our online classes at an unbelieveable price.  Find out all the details HERE and DON’T WAIT – it’s almost over!!!

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“Facing” My Younger Self

August ThemeFaces, the Human Form & CharactersWeek 34 – August 22Art Challenge: Layered (Using Multiple Mediums)Journal Prompt:  Speak to your younger self- what advice would you offer? The photograph below is my favorite picture of me. Ever. I remember everything about it . . . I was living in San Diego, California. It was the summer before 7th grade. I …

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A Little Inspiration Package for You . . .

Art to the 5th is Bundling up a little present just for you!  Haven’t had a chance to take any of our on-line lessons?  Now’s your chance . . . we are bundling up ALL of our classes into one tidy package and wrapping it in a bow, attaching an amazing price to it for a very limited time, just …

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Before The Ink Is Dry

April ThemeColor Safari (Exploring Inks and Paints)April 25 – Week 17Art Challenge:  InksJournal Prompt:  Before the ink is dry This week we play with inks!  I chose to use spray inks for my challenge, in particular Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions inks by Ranger.  I love that they are water based so they continually blend and change when reconstituted.  The pigment is …

Art Fusion!

We are so excited and proud to announce the release of our premier red rubber stamp set from Art to the 5th . . . Art Fusion! In this beautifully creative set, you will get 16 images designed to work together or alone.  These elements were carefully selected to enhance your own mixed-media art pieces!  Perfect for making cards, tags, …

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A Lot on My Plate!

April ThemeColor Safari (Exploring Inks and Paints)April 18 – Week 16Art Challenge:  Gelli PlateJournal Prompt:  A lot on my Plate Gellin’ Like A Felon! Yay! I’ve been looking forward to this challenge because I love, love, love MY GELLI ARTS™ gel printing plate!  Seriously, I have one in every size and it s a ‘must have’ tool in my studio.  …

I’ve Got a Crush On YOU!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day and straight from our Art to the 5th personal retreat, we are bringing you Cardboard Crush, the project we loved so much we had to share! This thick and abundant journal is jammed with color, design and stitching. The perfect place to stash your treasures, love notes, inspirations, photos or mail art.  We provide 4 …

Guest Artist Announcement

We have been working behind the scenes with the biggest smiles on our faces. Imagine closing your eyes and thinking of your most favorite artists who have inspired you in many ways. Make a list. Now imagine emailing them and asking them to be a part of this amazing project. And then… Imagine them saying YES. A gasp, a cheer …

Week 3 – The Original Documented Life Project™

January ThemeThe Blank Page and How to Face It!January 10Art Challenge: The Color WheelJournal Prompt: “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way . . . ” – Georgia O-Keefe   It’s time to get a little color on those blank pages now!  This year, I decided I was going to …

It’s A New Year!

Welcome to THE DOCUMENTED LIFE PROJECT 2015! January ThemeThe Blank Page and How to Face It!January 1Art Challenge: Book PaperJournal Prompt: Be Your Own Goal Keeper I wanted to greet you all this year with a little tutorial about how I created the first challenge in my art journal . . . Keeping it simple, I incorporated some basic techniques …