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  • Collecting art inspiration as you travel

    I returned recently from an epic road trip with my oldest daughter. We covered 7 states in 4 days, and while the memories made with her are forever etched on my heart and in my mind, I couldn't resist taking advantage of the awe inspiring scenes along the way that will most certainly impact my art in the months to come...
  • My Favorite Art Supplies and why less is more.

    I've been creating for too many years to count, and I'm a sucker to try every new art supply that comes along or that someone recommends, but I'm h...
  • Home Decor/Wall art-Originals, giclees and prints

    While I always love selling an original piece of art, I realize that some people aren't ready to make an investment to collect original art, so ...
  • Craft paints or acrylics? What should I use as a beginning painter?

    One of the questions I get asked most by beginner painters is, “What paint do you use?” followed by, “Are craft paints ok?”  If you are begi...
  • How to bloom in a creative drought

    This is a post from 2019, but it still has some great tips that I always go back to for those times I can't seem to create or don't even have th...
  • Cultivating time for a creative practice

    I wanted to share 4 simple tips you can implement today that will help tackle the time hurdle and cultivate more creativity into your life, and no, they don't include purchasing more art supplies!
  • Creative packaging for your art and products

    As a creative with a marketing background, I love the concept of packaging my artwork and other products. Whether selling at art shows, online, or...
  • Missin' My Friends

    It’s been months and I’m still trying to process what we are experiencing with Covid19 and social distancing. Too many emotions. Too much inform...
  • 5 Tips for achieving a more"painterly look" for your art

         I'm not sure if "painterly" is even a real art term, but it is a word I hear quite a bit when teaching and talking about my art. A reoccurrin...
  • Meet Stacy Spangler

    Meet Stacy Welcome! I'm so glad you've somehow found my little space on the internet. I'd love to connect with you on social media and get to kno...
  • Reflecting Christ Through Art

    Reflecting Christ Through Art
  • The Heart in my Art

    My art all got started with a change of heart...