DIY Ombré Tassel Ornaments

What you'll need:- Yarn- Paint (I used GOLDEN Artist Colours in Quinacridrone Magenta from Michaels)- Water dish- Drying dish- ScissorsStep 1: Making the tassels.This step is the longest part of the whole process. This, and drying time. I used a makeshift piece of cardboard and wrapped the yarn around it several times until I thought the tassel would be thick enough (as seen in the video). This helps to make all your tassels the same length. Cut, and tie a small piece to notch the head of the tassel in place, then trim the base so it's all nice and...

Laying it on Thick

Chantal Emory

Hello lovelies!I was recently asked about how I create layers on my paintings, so check out this quick little video on how I create and develop my tulips. I paint mostly using acrylic paints, but I almost alway use a molding paste to thicken the paint enough to play with. Enjoy! xo My final product after playing with layers upon layers of paint.This one is available in the online shop! 'She Loves Me'13.5"x11"Acrylic on canvas $175.00 (shipping included)

Creative Holiday Workshop

DETAILSWhat: A holiday-inspired creative workshop. We will be gathering to create custom tassel ornaments + hand painted ceramic ornaments, just in time for the holiday season! Visit Urban Fizz Designs on Facebook to get all the details or e-mail to reserve your spot! Spots are limited, so first come, first serve.Date: Saturday, December 3rdTime: 1:00PM-3:00PMCost: $45.00/personEverything you will need for this workshop will be supplied, including paints, paintbrushes, yarn, ceramic ornaments. And of course, what workshop would be complete without a few sweet treats and some beverages. Looking forward to getting creative with some new faces!

Made in LA - Top 12 Must-Sees

If you're planning on going to LA anytime soon, I'm sharing some of my favourite destinations from my latest trip to West Hollywood. There is no specific order, just a handful of favourites and must-sees. (1) Melrose Avenue:Stroll along Melrose Ave and you'll find loads of shopping with cute little boutiques lining the streets and enough photo-ops to drive your partner or friends crazy. That pink wall that's all over Instagram? That's on Melrose at the Paul Smith building. Melrose is a nice place to feel like you've done an adequate amount of shopping in LA, but without the Rodeo Drive...

Arts Round-up

Well! Another summer, another success. I don't know what it is about Guelph, but it is by far my favourite city to show my work. Maybe it's having my friends and family so close by & seeing a lot of familiar faces. Maybe it's all the new ones I meet. Maybe it's that Guelph has such a vibrant, art-loving community. Maybe it's because the sun always seems to be shining here. Maybe it's because it's my home town. Likely a combination of all those things. But, man, I love my city.Here are just a few snaps from last weekend. A seriously...