17 12, 2016

DIY Fun Mixed Media Art

By | December 17th, 2016|art, art lessons, creativity at home, doodle art, funtatiscal studios, mixed media, whimsical art|0 Comments

Create your own funtastical mixed media piece of art!! I love mixed media!  You may be asking what exactly is mixed media??  It's a mix of different mediums collaborating together! For example; paint, markers, papers, glue, stamps, pastels, inks....you name it, you can use it. What I love so much about mixed media [...]

3 06, 2016

Summer Art workshops for kids

By | June 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer Art workshops for kids

 Summer art workshops for kids! I have had so much fun lately designing some summer art workshops for kids. It is one of my favourite things to do! I love all the creativity and imagination that kids show as they create! It only encourages me to do the same.  I know that summer is a busy [...]

15 11, 2015

Stevie’s wonderful rhymes

By | November 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stevie’s wonderful rhymes

It's been forever I know since my last post and yes lots has happened and I will have to fill you in,but I haven't stopped creating just taking it all at a slower pace. I was going through some of Steve's rhymes that he teamed up with my artwork and it made me sad and [...]

26 05, 2015

A Fun Twist For Your Gardening: Introducing The Doodle Garden

By | May 26th, 2015|doodle art, funtastical studios, gardening|0 Comments

At last a blog post! I must say, this spring has been a bit of a blur!  I finally feel like things are becoming normal again!  We have been busy with our book, "On Top Of the World" going into schools and doing book reading events!  It has been lots of fun and great to [...]

6 05, 2015

Creating Boxtrolls: A Creative Lesson In A Local School

By | May 6th, 2015|art projects, box trolls, clay, funtastical studios, kids art, mixed media|0 Comments

Today I had the joy of going into a public school and doing an art workshop with a class of kids.  It was so much fun!  I did a demonstration with clay and we created mixed media box trolls.  I recently watched the Boxtrolls movie and loved the claymation that they used.  It really was [...]

24 04, 2015

A Sneak Peek Into Funtastical Studios Art Classes For Kids

By | April 24th, 2015|art lessons, funtastical studios, kids art, mixed media|0 Comments

Coming this fall I will be teaching some new classes to kids ages 6-10!  I have been busy trying and experimenting with lots of mediums to make this a funtastical experience for kids.  I love the diversity in art and the varieties of materials you can work with.  I know that kids love that too! [...]

14 04, 2015

Volcano Fun: A Creative And Educational Experience

By | April 14th, 2015|creativity at home, funtastical studios, science, volcano kit|0 Comments

So today I am throwing some science into art or maybe some art into science.  Science has never been my strong suit or something I have liked, but with a little creative twist it can be so much more fun!!!  My daughter seems to be fascinated with volcanoes, so after studying them a little bit [...]

8 04, 2015

Easy To Use Resources For Creative Young Minds: A Sneak Peek Into Our New Curriculums.

By | April 8th, 2015|art, art lessons, beginner guitar lessons, creativity, creativity at home, curriculum, funtastical studios, guitar, kids art|0 Comments

At last Steve and I have created some art and music books for you parents to use and learn at your own home!  We often have people asking us for ideas that they can use with their kids for art or music.  Finally we've got some practical ideas and guidance for you to use not [...]

31 03, 2015

10 Great Ways to Create A Culture of Creativity With Your Kids

By | March 31st, 2015|creativity, creativity at home, funtatiscal studios, kids art|0 Comments

Recently I had the opportunity to speak at a homeschoolers conference and share a bit about coaching an artistic heart in your kids.  As I prepared and gathered information on this subject, I realized it really was about creating a creative culture.  So today I've decided to share a few things I have learned and [...]

26 03, 2015

What It Takes To Keep On Rhyming (A Post By Steve)

By | March 26th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, poetry, rhymes, success|0 Comments

For those of you who have been following us for a while on our Facebook page , you'll know that I (Steve) have been trying to do a rhyme to end each day with.  As a musician and music teacher, I tend to always be thinking of and looking for different words and rhymes to [...]