Author Archives: John Harsdorf

Got Shells? Video Lesson on Make it Artsy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvCFMQEuTco If you have sea shells we have the perfect project for you! Using Aves FIXIT SCULPT our resident artist Erin Gerlach shows you how to turn a jar of shells into a fantastic piece of art! Get FIXIT SCULPT so you can be ready to make one of these projects yourself! https://avesstudio.com/shop/fixit-sculpt/

Artist Christi Friesen

Christi Friesen is an award-winning artist, specializing in mixed media sculptural and adornment pieces. Her style embraces an abundance of embellishment, often incorporating glass, gems, pearls, beads, fiber, found objects, artifacts, metal and ceramic components. Her work expresses joy and exuberance. Christi’s art has been showcased in numerous books, articles, juried shows, exhibits and juried...

Vintage Treasure Boxes on Make it Artsy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObciVyYUBjw Using old jewelry I'm going to show you how to make an amazing functional keepsake piece that you can really treasure and pass along. You can make these for anyone at anytime for any reason...or you can really capture a person or moment with making one of these fantastic boxes. It doesn't have to...

Fine Art using Gourds and Apoxie Sculpt

Carol Signore began gaining critical recognition for her artistry with gourds at Arizona Gourd Society's annual juried competitions .  In 2015 she earned top honors in her state's Advanced level and was graduated to the Master Gourder Category.    Collectors love her whimsical gourd figures and unique animal masks.  Her work blends the color and...

Wired Giggles

Art By Jane Clemmer I love using this product and have created a terrific "mission"  I started giving out my fun goofy people at church to sad/lonely, etc. folks and now they are going into nursing homes!  Wahoo.  Everyone is saying that they smile/giggle when they see these "Wired Giggles" on their counters/dressers, etc. and...