by Shelly Stokes, Founder and Creative Mentor As I started today’s post, I realized that I have been working with Paintstiks for nearly 15 years. Holy buckets, Batman! Where have the years gone? In that time, I confess that I have made every mistake in the books – and then some. Worse yet, I made […]
Archives for February 2014
Does Being Decisive Kill Off Creativity?
by Shelly Stokes, Founder and Creative Mentor Do you ever feel “boxed in” after making a decision? Or that it Is wishy-washy to change your mind once it is made up? Yes? Oh good – then it is not just me! Let’s face it. We live in a world where decisiveness is highly regarded and […]
Tech Savvy Stenciling
by Shelly Stokes, Founder and Creative Mentor I had the good fortune to connect with Terri at Terri Johnson Creates the other day. Terri is a multi-talented sewer and crafter who has focused her attention on all the marvelous possibilities for Silhouette cutting and printing machines. For those of you who are unfamiliar with these […]
Paintstik Rubbings 5: Soft and Subtle
by Shelly Stokes, Founder and Creative Mentor It has been a few weeks since we last checked in on Paintstik Rubbings. Today I want to continue our series with a look at a couple of ways to make softer images. If you have just joined us or want to review, here are the links to […]