Vacationing this Summer? Take Your Art with You!

June 16th, 2017

Traveler's Art Journal KitOn a recent trip to Washington D.C., I decided that I wanted to take a travel journal with me. I would jot down what I did that day, tape tickets into the back of the book from the museums I visited, and maybe sit down to sketch a few of the monuments. In preparation for the trip, I went through about a thousand configurations of my art kit before I settled on the basics that I would need to create some fun sketches and color them in. This is the kit that I perfected for my trip and I hope that it allows you to hone in on which items you need in your traveling art kit. All of these items fit in a small backpack or in an accessory pouch and still leave plenty of room for your camera, hat, water bottle, and anything else you may be traveling with. Read the rest of this entry »



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On a recent trip to Washington D.C., I decided that I wanted to take a travel journal with me. I would jot down what I did that day, tape tickets into the back of the book from the museums I visited, and maybe sit down to sketch a few of the monuments. In preparation for […]

Free Article Download: Little Crooked House by Kate Crane

June 9th, 2017

Free Article Download: Little Crooked House by Kate Crane“Every year, Ranger Ink hosts a Designer Challenge as part of their display at the CHA show, and this year was no exception. Several designers were asked to create a canvas board using the wonderfully bold and colorful Dylusions Ink Sprays. But there was just one drawback — we were only allowed to use one color, with added touches of black and white. This challenge really forced me to work at building layers and adding texture, and yes, I did find it a challenge!” Read the rest of this entry »



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“Every year, Ranger Ink hosts a Designer Challenge as part of their display at the CHA show, and this year was no exception. Several designers were asked to create a canvas board using the wonderfully bold and colorful Dylusions Ink Sprays. But there was just one drawback — we were only allowed to use one […]

Glimpse Inside New June Issues and Enter Our Giveaway!

June 2nd, 2017

New June Issues

glimpse inside Receive $5 off on new June issues. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0617 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

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Receive $5 off on new June issues. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG0617 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

5 Ways to Use Artist Paper

May 23rd, 2017

5 Ways to Use Artist PaperOur Artist Paper packs are full of patterned paper for all of your mixed-media, paper crafting, stamping, and design projects. We’ve found so many ways to use this paper, that it was hard to pick just five.  Here are some quick and crafty projects using our Artist Paper that will add a pop of color to your day: Read the rest of this entry »



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Our Artist Paper packs are full of patterned paper for all of your mixed-media, paper crafting, stamping, and design projects. We’ve found so many ways to use this paper, that it was hard to pick just five.  Here are some quick and crafty projects using our Artist Paper that will add a pop of color […]

Mindfulness and Drawing Mandalas + Totally Tiffany Giveaway

May 19th, 2017

Mindfulness and Drawing MandalasMandala comes from the Sanskrit word for “circle,” and trace their history back to Hinduism and Buddhism.  Mandalas are present in nearly all forms of artwork and represent harmony, wholeness, and the universe’s infinite nature. While mandalas are beautiful to look at and enjoy, the creation of mandalas also has very specific benefits to the artist. They are known to cultivate mindfulness, help reduce stress, and promote self-awareness. Read the rest of this entry »



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Mandala comes from the Sanskrit word for “circle,” and trace their history back to Hinduism and Buddhism.  Mandalas are present in nearly all forms of artwork and represent harmony, wholeness, and the universe’s infinite nature. While mandalas are beautiful to look at and enjoy, the creation of mandalas also has very specific benefits to the […]