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Map Art Stencils hop and Giveaway!

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Giveaway!, My Products, Stencils | 33 comments

Map Art Stencils hop and Giveaway!

Today is the first day of 6 chances to win my new Map Art Stencils! I have been using them in classes for the last two months in Australia and New Zealand, and the students did wonders! The map above includes many of the patterns, and I will credit the brilliant student as soon as I find my roster! The centers of the two compass roses are interchangeable, my husband Steve’s idea, and I LOVE how they turned out. The official name of the stencils is:  Artistcellar Signature Series Map Art by Jill K Berry. The individual stencil names, in case you were wondering are: 082 Angel Cartouche...

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Gera, Miró, Bird, and Picasso

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in My Products, stencils, Stencils | 35 comments

Gera, Miró, Bird, and Picasso

To celebrate my new stencils I did a spread in my journal for each of the stencils with the person who inspired them. Gera is an Ethiopian artist and doctor who made paintings of talismanic characters for his patients to heal, them using what he called “the secrets arts of heaven.” I found his work in the book Afrikan Alphabets.  and was instantly drawn drawn to the shapes and the context of his characters. This is another page of healing in my journal I did with the Gera Stencils.   Joan Miró and I have been friends for ages. I am inspired by the fact that his artistic...

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Woo woo! Nice review!

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in My Products | 3 comments

Woo woo! Nice review!

I just now found out that my stencils, TEXTures, with Artistcellar are reviewed in the summer issue of Scrapbooking & Beyond magazine. Not only that, but WOW, those words are nice! I am so thrilled about this, and so gratified to see all the projects and pages that have been done with these stencils. You can buy these stencils here on my blog, or you can buy them from Artistcellar. Here is a lovely piece by Fran Meneley. Check out her blog for the rest of this project and all the rest of the loveliness she creates! I am off to a journal meet in the rain. Loving the rare rainy days we...

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TEXTures Stencil Launch and Giveaway!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2012 in Giveaway!, My Products, My techniques, What I am up to | 154 comments

TEXTures Stencil Launch and Giveaway!

I have exciting news!   I have been busy, and one of the things I have been doing is designing stencils for Artistcellar. Their stencils are both beautifully made and designed,  and I am excited to be the first of their “Artist Signature Series.” My stencil set is called “TEXTures”. There are four stencils, all made from my calligraphy, which is pretty much letters telling a story that might not be legible. They are meant to add text and texture to your pages or projects that might need some storytelling. The four styles are Runes, Roadmap, Rivermap and Romans....

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