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Share the Love: Stencil Girl Artists

by Amy Bowerman

I had a fantastic artful weekend at Art is You in Stamford!  On Friday night I got to meet some of my favorite Artists and have dinner with some of the Designers and Creative team members of Stencil Girl.   Today I want to “Share the Love” and introduce you to the creative ladies and gents I met at Art is You!  Some of them you may already know and if you don’t  you’ll want to get to know them once you see the amazing artwork they have to share :)

Share the Love: Stencil Girl Artists | Pluckingdaisies.com #StencilGirl

Stencil Girl Stencils are artist designed stencils and WOW!  What a wonderful bunch of artists they are!  You can check out all the fabulous designs and shop by Artist HERE.  If you need  project inspiration for how to use your Stencil Girl Stencils swing by the Stencil Girl Talk Blog for oodles of tutorials and creative stenciling ideas.

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Seth Apter

First up on the list of inspiring Stencil Girl Artists is Seth Apter of The Altered Page.  Seth is an extremely talented Mixed-Media artist and just as nice as he is creative!  I was so excited to meet him in person at Art is You.

Stencil "Story Time" by Seth Apter #StencilGirl

I love Seth’s designs for Stencil Girl and grabbed this one on Friday night while visiting his classroom.  I can’t wait to use  it on my Globe Project.

Click the link to see all the awesome Seth Apter Stencil Designs with Stencil Girl

The Mixed Media Artist by Seth Apter

If there is any artist who knows how to “Share the Love” it’s Seth Apter.  His new book “The Mixed Media Artist” (available for pre-order HERE) features the work of 30 different Mixed-Media artists!  You can learn more about the Artists in  Seth’s blog series 30 Artists 30 Days  and enter to win a copy of the book simply by leaving a comment.  Interact with the artists of “The Mixed Media Artist” at the Twitter Book Launch Party  tomorrow October 16 2013 9-10 EST .

 

Marjie Kemper

Marjie Kemper is super inspiring in the way she flings ink and paint!  She sure knows her way around a stencil and always amazes me with her stenciling techniques. It’s no surprise with her stenciling prowess that Stencil Girl snatched her up as a creative team member.

I’ve known Marjie for a while through blogging and have taken a few of Marjie’s classes.   Art is You was the first time we got to “hangout” outside of blogland and the classroom…what fun! :)  It’s because of  her that I got to meet all the lovely ladies from Stencil Girl.  Thanks Marjie!

Artist Trading Card Tutorial | Marjiekemper.com #StencilGirl #Sizzix #Dylusions

Marjie made these ATC Tickets as Trades for Art is You in her amazing inky style.  Click the link below for her tutorial using Stencil Girl Stencils.

Artist Trading Tickets Tutorial

 

Jessica Sporn

Jessica is as delightful in person as her artwork.  Her Stencil Girl Designs are oh so creative and you are guaranteed to want some for your creative projects.  Stop by Jessica Sporn Designs    for all kinds of inky inspiration, illustrations, and mixed-media tutorials like this one that I absolutely LOVE!

Jessica Sporn Mixed Media Canvas Tutorial | Jessicasporn.blogspot.com #StencilGirl

I never met a rainbow I didn’t like and this Rainbow Canvas with Jessica’s stencils from Stencil Girl is no exception!  Click the link below for a full tutorial and video.

Jessica Sporn Mixed Media Canvas Tutorial

Carolyn Dube

I became an admirer of Carolyn Dube’s work when I started participating in Art Journal Everyday.  I love her colorful approach to art and her way with words when it comes to explaining her process.  You will see what I mean when you check out her latest tutorial using her own line of Stencil Girl Stencils.

Carolyn Dube of A Colorful Journey  Oil Pastel Stenciling Tutorial

Carolyn Dube Oil Pastel Stenciling Tutorial | Acolorfuljourney.com #StencilGirl

You see what I mean about the words?  And Oh those colors!

Stencil Play Workshop with Carolyn Dube | Acolorfuljourney.com

If you can’t get enough of Carolyn’s stenciling techniques she has an online workshop to quench your thirst for all things stenciling!  Stop by her blog for a chance to win a seat in her Stencil Play Workshop

Maria McGuire

Maria McGuire of Believe-Dream-Create with Maria  is yet another creative genius on the list of Stencil Girl Designers.  Maria has thinking outside the box down to a science!

Colorful Journal Pages by Maria McGuire | Believedreamcreatewithmaria.com #StencilGirl

This beautiful Journal page is just a sneak peek of how Maria’s creative mind works.  Just wait till you see the rest.  A real feast for the eyes I tell you!

Maria McGuire Stencil Girl Journal Pages

Judy Shea

Judy is a Stencil Girl Creative team member, mixed-media and polymer clay artist.  You can see Judy’s fabulous work at The Key to my Art... like this amazing Journal.  You won’t believe how she created this.  Creative with a capital C!!  Click the link below or the picture to check out Judy’s awesome tutorial.

Journey Journal by Judy Shea | Keytomyart.wordpress.com #StencilGirl

 Journey Journal Tutorial

Kirsten Reed

Last but certainly not least is the oh so talented Kirsten Reed.  She has a softness to her style that I adore.  You can find mixed-media tutorials to create your own art like this gorgeous canvas on   Kirsten’s Blog Keystrokes and Kaleidoscopes.

Mixed-Media Tutorial with Kirsten Reed | KeystrokesandKaliedoscopes.blogspot.com #StencilGirl

She also has mixed-media and fine art available at Kirsten Reed Designs

Grab a cuppa and browse the Kirsten Reed Mixed-Media Gallery where you will find beautiful works of art like this.  You’ll want one for every wall in your home…I know I do :)

Mixed-Media Canvas by Kirsten Reed | Kirstenreeddesigns.com

I wish you all could have been at Art Is You this weekend but I’m glad I was able to bring a little bit of what I learned and experienced to share with you.  Enjoy your visits to these inspiring Art blogs.

I wasn’t able to meet all the Stencil Girl Artists and Creative team members so be sure and stop by the Stencil Girl Blog to check out the rest.  If you can’t wait to get your hands on some of these great stencils you can find them here….Stencil Girl Products

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I’ll have more Art Is You experiences to share with you real soon.  I absolutely cannot wait to share my project from the Michael DeMeng class I took…squee!  It isn’t finished just yet so stay tuned :)
Have an Inspired day!
Amy*

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1 Mary Beth Shaw October 19, 2013 at 7:59 pm

Hi Amy! What a truly lovely writeup about our company. You are totally awesome. Maria told me how much she enjoyed meeting you. I am just so bummed that I wasn’t there too :(
Hope our paths cross some day.

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2 Jessica Sporn October 19, 2013 at 7:17 am

Amy – what a wonderful tribute to Stencil Girl! Thank you for linking to our individual blogs as well. I so enjoyed meeting you — you are sweet, funny, and a great observer of “the scene.” And I will never look at ponies the same way again….
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3 Amy Bowerman October 19, 2013 at 9:31 am

Jessica the pleasure was all mine!! So wonderful to meet you and all the girls :). As for the ponies I don’t think Michael DeMeng will look at them the same either…I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that Im probably the first person to take one of his classes and make a Rainbow Unicorn..lol!

Amy*

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4 Marjie Kemper October 18, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Amy, thanks so much for the shout-out. Loved hanging out with you outside of the classroom, and looking forward to CHA, which will be here before we know it. xx
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5 Kirsten Reed October 18, 2013 at 5:05 pm

Amy ~ thank you for the kind words… made me smile! I am in a little bit of an Art-Is-You hangover, not from the crappy martini we were served, but from the absence of fun & magical people like you I got to meet and hang out with! I seriously will never be able to think of My Little Pony again without thinking of your “wash & curl” story ~ nearly peed my pants! xxoo

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6 Audrey Pettit October 18, 2013 at 8:41 am

Wow, such an amazingly talented and creative group! Thanks so much for sharing the 411, Amy!
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7 Judy Shea October 17, 2013 at 3:53 pm

Amy… what a nice post about StencilGirl.. Thank you so much. Such a pleasure to meet you. What fun time chatting and laughing and your toys stories.
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8 Maria McGuire October 17, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Amy–thank you so much for the shout out for StencilGirl and all of us personally too! I truly enjoyed meeting you and talking with you at dinner :) Hope we see eachother again SOON!

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10 Anne Rx October 16, 2013 at 10:56 am

Oh how lovely to be able to meet these amazing artists (would love to meet Marjie, particularly, in real life!). I love these stencils too, have one which I won from Marjie and hope others will be available here in the UK soon! You must be over the moon Amy! Hugs, Anne x
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11 Anita Houston October 16, 2013 at 12:34 am

WOW!!! So wished I could have been there! I love these stencils and the artists! So glad you were able to meet them!
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12 Amy Bowerman October 16, 2013 at 8:18 am

I wished you were there too! Most of the girls are going to CHA so we will have to have a reunion :)

Amy*

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13 Dee Spillane October 17, 2013 at 7:48 pm

Love this post. Stencil Girl Products are my addiction. Love all they do and the club is amazing

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