A Fun Twist For Your Gardening: Introducing The Doodle Garden

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 [...]

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

Creating Boxtrolls: A Creative Lesson In A Local School

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 [...]

A Sneak Peek Into Funtastical Studios Art Classes For Kids

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! [...]

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

Volcano Fun: A Creative And Educational Experience

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Staying True To Your Own Style

Maybe it's just the sunshine we have been experiencing lately, but I have been in the mood to paint. So much so that I could have easily cleared the art store out of canvas.   I have sketch book after sketch book full of ideas and paintings just waiting to happen.  This week I did [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|colour, funtastical studios, like Dr. Seuss, my style, whimsical art|0 Comments

A Funtastical Family Portrait Experience

Recently we decided to make our very own family portraits.  I'm not talking about the kind that you create by using a nice camera!  Instead, we designed and made our own pictures.  Ok it may not be exactly as we look but I would say the kids and Steve did a great job and we [...]

By | March 14th, 2015|family fun, family portraits, funtastical studios, kids art|0 Comments

Sneak Peak: My New Funtastical Painting Line!

I have been working over the past few months on some new paintings to go with The  Lucy Collection.  Many people have been asking me to do paintings for little boys, and I've been busy working on these.   Introducing The Little Nate Line!There are six paintings in all and they all come with little [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|funtastical studios, kids art, whimsical art|0 Comments

The Perfect Ice Cream Recipe! A Fun, Delicious, and Easy Winter Treat

I have never been big on eating snow.  Even as a kid it wasn't something I did.   However, I catch my kids all the time shoving snow in their mouths!  We've all heard 'don't eat the yellow snow,' but how about eating brown snow?  Even worse right?  Not exactly.The other day I took the [...]

By | March 6th, 2015|funtastical studios, ice cream, winter treats|0 Comments

The Art of Passing Creativity On!

Pass the paint.  It's time to pass on some creativity!Did you know that you are creative?  Yes you!  Perhaps you already knew that, but maybe some of you never saw yourself as creative.  I believe that everyone is creative.  It just looks very different from one person to the next.  I have come to realize [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|art, colour, creativity, fun, funtastical studios|0 Comments