Monthly Archives: February 2012

Painting with Lori Cagle

I was born in Washington State, grew up in the south, graduated high school in western N.C., went to school in California, moved to Washington State again twice and back to N.C. twice!!! Wow! Am I that old?? Maybe, but I’ve had a wonderful time! I have been painting and designing  for 25 years ….

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The Trick or Treaters

Since we’ve heard from so many of you that Fall and Halloween is your favorite season (next to Christmas) for painting projects, we ordered lots of great resin pieces.  Sadly, one of the fun sets of resin surfaces that we found we have very low quantity of, is the Trick or Treaters!  This cute set…

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Posted by at 11:59 AM - Categories - Inspiration, New Products

Harvest Letters

I loved our resin Thanksgiving Letters and knew that I would have to paint them. The letters were a bit tricky to paint, but well worth it when all of the shading and highlighting were done. I started with the letters and found it easier to paint them one color and then go in with…

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Posted by at 6:10 AM - Categories - Finished Projects, Inspiration

Manufacturing oops with our resin…

First off, we want to thank you for all your input. We love hearing from our customers. After hearing your requests for more resin items, we did our best to increase the variety and quantity of resin pieces and styles we’ve brought in for 2012. We’re really excited about offering you more selection this year….

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I’m a Shara Reiner Fan!!!

I am a Shara Reiner fan!  I have her books, I’ve ripped projects out of magazines for years, and find myself drawn to her designs when I need to paint a special gift or something for a donation. Each year, I make a donation to our local Children’s hospital, by painting something that is “auctioned”…

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Posted by at 11:26 AM - Categories - Finished Projects, Inspiration

Meet Shara Reiner

I have been painting 35 years. When I took my first class it was all consuming for me. It still is today.  There is no better therapy than to paint the hours away and not think about another thing.I worked in a craft store in Poway, California, I taught needlepoint and filled in for what…

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Posted by at 7:21 AM - Categories - Artist Bios

Resin Sheep

I love our resin sheep, she is so cute with her body made out of flowers, and I love Sandra Malone’s design too. But for some reason I kept telling myself she would look cute painted in black, so with everyone here at the Artist’s Club telling me to do it, I decided to paint her black and then highlighted her with Slate Grey and Light Buttermilk with a highlighter brush.

Posted by at 12:17 AM - Categories - Finished Projects, Inspiration

My Painting Area

Okay, I am embarrassed to even show you my paint area at this time, but I will be brave and show you all what a mess I have…one of my paint resolutions was to get my painting area cleaned up so that I can keep up with the UFO challenge too.

Posted by at 2:10 PM - Categories - Staff Projects

New Year Challenge

Let’s have a challenge. Many of you posted that for the new year you wanted to finish up your UFO’s that you have hanging around. Believe it or not, many of us here at the Artist’s Club have unfinished projects too, so we thought it would be fun to extend a challenge to all of…

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Posted by at 7:30 AM - Categories - Inspiration, News