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Julie Balzer

I have been struggling with a big decision with the pro and con lists feeling equal. So, I turned to my most trusted advisers, paint and stencils to see what answers emerged.   This started as a page used to clean off Sue Pelletier’s Loose Woman stencil when it was drenched in spray inks.   [...]

This started as a way to loosen up and get the gremlins out of my head. It wasn’t until I was sewing on the quote that realized how true it was…I just wanted that cranky gremlin in my head to shut up. I started doing something, anything, to get that gremlin to go away. By [...]

It’s spring and this is the garden of my dreams! Playing around in my art journal had me “planting” Julie Balzer’s Corn Flowers while Sally Carly by Dina Wakely marveled a the amazing colors of Dylusions inks! Of course every good garden needs a touch of glitter… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNOjTAjN9bM Can’t see the video? See it on [...]

The sun is shining, flowers are starting to bloom and the stencils are singing- maybe the birds too but I am only hearing the stencils. The layers of paint that have built up on them have hypnotized me. Not just the “hypnotized from doing laundry and cleaning” (because a paperclip can hypnotize me when it [...]