Altenew Academy Watercolor Basics and Beyond / Video

Hi all, today I’m excited to share a card I created after taking the “Watercolor Basics and Beyond” course at the Altenew Academy. I made a video to show you my painting process and you can find it at the bottom of my post. As I passed my Level 2 assignment and went up to…

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Home decor project for Altenew Academy Assignment

Hi all. Today’s post is a special one, as it is for my level 2 assignment for Altenew’s Educator Certification program. If I pass this assignment, I will go onto the last level and finally finish the program… and hopefully be certified! So for this assignment, I’ve been asked to create a home decor and…

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Altenew Academy Magical Markers course

Happy Friday everyone! It’s a beautiful sunny day here in Ulm with temperatures up to 18℃, woohoo! Before I go out to enjoy the beautiful day, I wanted to share a card I made for my last class in level two of Altenew Academy’s certification course. The class is called “Magical Markers” and I left…

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Altenew Academy Color Your Day

How’s everyone on this wonderful Saturday morning? Here in Germany, the sun is coming out after a full week of non-stop rain and cold and the temperatures are rising at last… at least for the weekend anyway. I was never a fan of the heat until I came to Germany, now I just long to…

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Altenew Academy “With A Twist”

If you haven’t noticed, I love taking creative classes. At the moment, I’m enrolled to no less than 5 art classes, 3 online and 2 in real life! I have a thirst for learning new things that’s unquenchable at the moment. 😉 I’m also listening to podcasts while I’m making my cards, painting, or when…

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Altenew Academy Beyond Basic Background

Hi all, after a 6-month break, I’m back into trying to get my Altenew Academy Certification. I’m more than halfway into my level two and I “just” have another 15 or so courses to finish! 😉 Today I attended the online course at the Altenew Academy called “Beyond Basics Background” by the very talented Lydia…

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AECP – Impressive Heat Embossing

The title of my post today is what I hopefully accomplished on my card after watching the 6 videos at Altenew Academy’s “Impressive heat embossing“course, today. I used to be known for my heat embossing when I started making cards but just the basic heat embossing to use as a resist for watercolouring or ink…

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The Colour of Passion

… and I’m not talking about the telenovela. I just took another on-line class at the Altenew Academy called “In the mood for Color” and it reminded me that colours can evoke feelings and communicate a silent message. So I tried to apply it to today’s card, and I hope that even without looking at…

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AECP – Masking Unleashed!

Hi all! I’m here today to share a card I made after attending the “Masking Unleashed” class taught by Svitlana Shayevich for my 2nd level of the Altenew Educator Certification Program.  Before I took this online course at the Altenew Academy, consisting of 6 wonderfully instructive videos, I only knew of 2 ways of masking.…

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AECP- Creative Watercolor Media

A very short post today just to share a card I made after completing the Creative Watercolor Media course at Altenew Academy. As I have been water-colouring for 6 months now and I’ve watched TONS of videos on this subject, I did not expect to find anything new to me in this course. But surprise…

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