Category Art – 2D

REWIND | Behind the Design {Jennifer Davis}


Sweet and Surreal Check out this multifaceted painter and find out where she gets her inspiration for her unmistakably fanciful creatures. Advertisements

Bits of Inspiration {Holiday Cards}


The time has come again to start thinking about who makes your nice list… for Holiday Cards.  If you are like me that list keeps growing and so do the unique options.  This year, wouldn’t it be great to send something hand made from a local artist? Here are a few of my favorites.

The Art of Trompe


Last Wednesday we  began our November feature by chatting with Carter Averbeck of Trompe Decorative Finishes. The scope or Trompe’s repertoire is vast and the scale ranges from a single panel to an entire church restoration. Enjoy & explore some of my favorite projects and creative finishes.

Where Art Thou? {November Hunt}


There is a lot of art to be seen outdoors in the Twin Cities so I thought a fun little challenge was in order.   I will be posting one photo of an outdoor piece somewhere in the metro area, on the first Monday of every Month.  Your challenge is to give me the name, location […]

Behind the Design {Cindy Lindgren}


I used to create images for clients and now I’m the client. It took a long time, but I’m finally creating the art I love.

Behind the Design {Jennifer Davis}


Sweet and Surreal Check out this multifaceted painter and find out where she gets her inspiration for her unmistakably fanciful creatures.

Photographing Fall Colors


5 Tips to Photograph Fall Colors  Valerie Jardin of Valerie Jardin Photography  

A Green Affair {Vinyl with a Cause}


Who knew your old vinyl could be recycled into such functional, fancy pieces?  Meet Vinyl Afterlife.  They re-use warped, scratched and left over vinyl records and album jackets from local record shops.

{Competition}: Prevolv’s 2nd Annual Panel Competition


Have some snappy ideas for that boring panel in your work station? Well, it is time to bring those ideas to life! Prevolv commercial furniture is having their 2nd Annual Tile Evolution Competition. {Details} Theme: What’s on your bucket list? Contact: Nancy Martel at Prevolv via email or call 651.789.5550 Panel: They will provide you […]

Made in Minnesota {FloraFauna}


Meet the local artist behind Summit Brewing’s 25th Anniversary collectable wares.

Back to Style {Russell & Hazel}


. It’s that time again! Back to school!  The mere sight of notebooks and pens give me butterflies this time of year (even though I haven’t been in school for over… dare I say 11 years). .