Fav Art Sites

Artists I admire

Andy Skinner
Product Designer, Educator. Style is Steampunk, Grunge.

Beth Conklin, Here on Earth
Digital Artist & Photographer.  Style is vintage. Creates awesome digital images that I find amazing, thought provoking, shocking and inspiring. Her work also includes, a depiction of a quote.

Cass Copeland
Collage, Assemblage, Fine Artist. Style is Vintage, Industrial, Steampunk. Her assemblage is some of the best I've ever seen.

Carol Nelson 
Fine Artist, Educator. Modern, Abstract;  Love her Craftsy online class on mixed media.

Deeann Rieves
Fine Artist. Modern, Contemporary.  Love how she embroiders paper on canvas, of color and abstract work.

Doreen Kassel
Clay Sculptor, Educator. Makes funky surreal creatures with a vintage look using polymer clay.

Eric Freitas
Metal Sculptor. He makes awesome, breathtaking, complex functional clock sculptures.
Vintage, Industrial, Steampunk

Ewa Mrozowska
Designer for Finnabair. Grunge, Shabby Chic, Vintage. Her art is grunge/vintage/industrial, yet it so clean an organized. Site is in Polish; you need a translator tool for English.

Finnabair, Anna Dabroska
Artist, Product Designer. Style is Grunge, Industrial, Goth, Steampunk;

Gabrielle Pollacco, What a Pretty Mess, 
Product Designer. Style is Vintage, Shabby Chic;

Hillary Fayle
Textile Fine Artist. Modern, Contemporary. She embroiders preserved natural leaves and plants; she uses a lot simple and complex crochet and weaving techniques. Her work is so delicate, simple with a hint of complexity; with the use man made object (thread) with nature.

Igor Morski
Graphic designer, illustrator and set designer. He makes mixed media graphic art, based mainly on photo manipulation (surrealism...think Salvador Dali), drawing,  in 3D.

Jason Brammer
Visual artist, painter, and muralist. His style is modern, vintage, industrial, eclectic, steampunk. His paintings looks 3D. He morphs 3D objects with painted images, where the eye cannot tell the difference. His all flat painting look like they are popping out of the canvas. All his work is amazing.

Jodi Ohl 
Mixed  Media Artist. Love all her abstract, graffiti, whimsical work and use of color.
Blog: https://sweetrepeats.blogspot.com/

Julie Balzer
Product Designer, Educator, TV Show Host. Style is Modern, Abstract, Funky Colorful;

Kina Crown
Sculptor. Makes awesome and very whimsical figurines in shadowboxes with sassy quotes.

Linda Cain, Friends in Art
Designer for Art Retro Cafe Vintage, Grunge, Steampunk, Industrial

Mary Hettsmansperger
Textile Artist and Jeweler, Educator. Style Vintage, Industrial, Rustic. Love how she combines fiber and metal in jewelry and sculptural piece using her basket weaving techniques. She uses low tech techniques but in a very creative and and clever manner.

Michelle Ward
Artist, Product Designer. Style is Modern, Vintage, Architectural;

Nava Lubelki
Textile Artist. Sytle is Modern, Contemporary. Love her embroidered work on canvas.

Robyn Davis
Illustrator, Assemblage Artist. Style is Vintage, Industrial, Steampunk

Seth Apter, The Altered Page
Product Designer, Author, Educator. Style is Grunge, Industrial, Modern;

Stephanie Evans
Sculptor. She does awesome figurative, dress sculptures.

Art Sites I like

Cat Kerr 
Crafter, Jeweler, Educator. Style Vintage, Grunge, Shabby Chic, Modern.

Jen Cushman
Artist,  Jeweler; Author. Style is Vintage, Grunge; Crafter,

Gayle Price
Artist. Style is Vintage, Grunge, Steampunk

Karolina Bukowska
Vintage, Grunge, Steampunk

Linda Brown, Artfully Yours
Art blog
Modern, Vintage, Steampunk, Industrial; Crafter

Marta Lapowska

Vintage, Shabby Chic, Grunge, Industrial, Steampunk

Sites I Enter Challenges to

Altered Eclectics

This site hasr monthly challenges for Mixed Media projects, Altered Art, Upcycling, Recycling only. No card or ATC.


Canvas Corp Site

Art blog for products relating to Tattered Angel, Canvas Corp and 7 Gypsies. They also have monthly challenges based, submissions are based on image or “moodboard” or theme they provide.

Main Site: http://canvascorpbrands.com/
Blog Site: http://blog.canvascorpbrands.com/

Country View Challenge

Country View Craft's challenge site, where challenges are fun and open to all crafters. Whether you like vintage or cute, shabby chic or simple elegance, card making, scrapping, ATCs, altered art or any other craft we want to see what you're making. Join in with our challenge community and share your crafting ideas and creativity.

Blog Site: http://countryviewchallenges.blogspot.com/
Online Store Site: http://www.countryviewcrafts.co.uk/

Creative Artiste

Monthly Mixed Media Challenge. Any style as long as it is mixed media; use more than three mediums.


Creative Embellishments Blog

The art blog for the Creative Embellishment online Craft Store. I am a huge fan of their chipboards.
Creative Embellishment have monthly challenges. A picture or “moodboard” is posted every month. The goal is get inspired by the image and create something using Creative Embellishment products. Winner get a certain amount to use on the online store. Michael and Nicolle Kramer

Blog site: https://creativeembellishments.com/blog/
Online Store Site: https://creativeembellishments.com/

Dee Dee Catron

Mixed Media Mood Boards Challenge

Frilly and Funkie Challenge Blog

Mixed media challenge blog with a new challenge every month.


Love to Create
Love to Create with Premium Craft Brands

Mixed Media and Art Challenge
Mixed media challenge blog with a new challenge every month.

Mixed Media Monthly Challenge

Mixed Media Monthly Challenge! They welcome all types of projects and encourage players of all skill levels and styles as long as it fit the theme they request.


Mixed Media Place Monthly Challenge


More Than Words - A Word Challenge with a Twist


Sandee and Amelie Steampunk Challenge

Steampunk challenge blog; includes entries that are industrial, grungy, timeworn, Victorian or vintage looking projects as well - as long as it gives at least a tiny twist towards Steampunk.
All kinds of crafty goodness are happily welcome to the the challenges - from tags, cards, art journal pages, ATCs, journaling cards, mail art, altered objects, canvases and mixed media pieces to anything else you can think of - as long as they're handmade and there's a visible hint of Steampunk on them!

Steampunk, Industrial, Grunge, Vintage, Victorian


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