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sketchbook page turner 43

art art process collage sketchbook video

The beauty of this kind of handmade sketchbook is that you can use ANY supplies you have on hand!

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wallpaper

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The other day I was having a conversation with a fellow artist about wallpaper. She plans to paint wallpaper motifs into her still-life painting. We talked about wallpaper as it is used as a decorative element, often chosen by women, to adorn walls in rooms in homes. This conversation had me thinking about William Morris and his desire to combat industrialization with craft and handmade items of beauty—including wallpaper. You can learn a little bit more about him here. Then this mini dive into Morris' history (I recall doing quite a bit of research on his arts and craft shops...

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sketchbook page turner 42

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Another Sketchbook Tour. Sketchbook Page Turner 42 by Suzanne Gibbs Art. Sketchbook of drawings from October 2021—December 2021. Includes sketches found in my newest project: SuzZine. SuzZine is a subscription based zine with all sorts of fun creative idea starters: made to inspire your tender stories. What will you share with others and with yourself in 2022? Would you consider hitting SUBSCRIBE on my YouTube Channel? Yeah, well, thanks! Interestingly, I cannot name my own channel until I get 100 subscribers, even though I have published over 100 videos! Ahhh, the algorithms of Social Media!

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feminism isn't working

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In 2021 I stumbled upon this article, and at the time I knew I wanted to save and savor the idea, but I had no idea how to share my thoughts around the article. In the title of this blog I said: feminism isn't working OK, we start from there. Is this true that feminism isn't working? Yes, in many ways we could 100% argue that feminism is a word, a concept, and a political viewpoint that has merits, but has not fulfilled any or enough promises. So sadly yea, feminism is not working. There is one line in the...

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sketchbook page turner 41

art art process sketchbook SuzZine

Sketchbook Tour. Sketchbook Page Turner 41 by Suzanne Gibbs Art. Sketchbook of drawings from July 2021— October 2021. This sketchbook includes sketches that can be found in my newest project: SuzZine. SuzZine is a subscription based zine with all sorts of fun creative idea starters: made to inspire your tender stories. SuzZine is new in 2021 and I am still taking new subscriptions. I have been making sketchbook videos since 2017. When I look back they are a record of my thinking and artistic process. Amazing to me that I have continued to do this and post the videos! Whoot!...

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