March 6th, 2014

I was Published in Somerset Digital Studio

I was very excited and honored to see my tutorial, “Using an IPad for Help with Painting Design Decisions”, published in the Spring 2014 issue of Somerset Digital Studio. In the article I talk about how I use the iPad for help with deciding the direction to take with paintings when I am feeling […]

November 16th, 2013

Tutorial – Getting Started with Procreate iPad Painting App

Procreate painting

Procreate is my favorite digital painting app. The basic tools are easy to use, but if you want to delve into sophisticated, complex digital work, you can with Procreate. A 189 page handbook comes with the app and goes step by step through Procreate’s various tools and techniques, including brushes, layers, iPad […]

November 5th, 2012

Tutorial – IPad And ArtRage for Help with Painting Design Decisions

finished painting

painting in progress before putting into ArtRage app

I like using the iPad for decision making when I get stuck on where to go next in the painting process in acrylic painting. This technique can be used for any art medium. I I use either the ArtRage or Procreate apps. In this tutorial, I […]

May 31st, 2009

Tutorial – Sophie’s Easy European 4 in 1 Chain Mail Bracelet

chainmail tutorial

Please enjoy this guest blogger tutorial by my daughter, Sophie.

Sophie’s Easy European 4 in 1 Chain Mail Bracelet Tutorial

European 4 in 1 chainmail bracelet

I first learned chain mail a few years ago in a class at SPLASH, a yearly event held at M.I.T which lasts three days. At […]

June 22nd, 2008

How to Make a Charm Necklace – Easy Charm Necklace Tutorial

Charm Necklace tutorial

Charm Necklace Tutorial

Charm necklaces are easy to make and fun to wear. Once you have all your charms and the chain necklace gathered together, a simple charm necklace such as this can be made in a few hours or less including design, layout, and attaching charms.

So first you […]