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Friday, July 21, 2017

Friday Faves and a Zen Houses Giveaway!




Friday Faves!




Before you head off for a lazy weekend of fun in the sun and toes in the sand,   I wanted to share with you a few of my new (and perennial) favorites that I have in my studio or on my nightstand.  If you've missed previous editions, I've been adding to my "Favorite Product" page for must have items in my studio and home library or gadget stash.   Check it out over here.  In addition to my favorite physical products, I also have a big giveaway going on this weekend. Be sure to read on for more details on how to be a part of that awesome opportunity!



I first heard about this book from one of my favorite podcasts, "The Unmistakable Creative" and immediately popped Jeff Goins Book into my Amazon cart.  What I liked about his style is his point of view that success isn't just about following your passion, it's about putting the work in and changing your mindset to be a success.  Dreams without action will always be dreams.







I don't actually Bible journal but I bought a fun interactive 18 month daily planner and can't wait to use this kit with my new organizational tool.   Believe me, I need all the help I can get!  I've been a little scattered lately and doing a lot of important things, but not my URGENT things.  I don't know exactly why..well I do...but I'm not going to fix it overnight but while I do, I might as well treat my right brain as I fix my left brain :))
Have you joined my Zen Houses class?  This deal on Gessobords is a fantastic price and will be exactly what you need for several of the exercises!   I don't know how many they have in stock so be sure to run over and pick up yours today!

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Shameless plug!  I know many of you are ready to jump into a new class, NOW, so while you wait for my upcoming online class that will debut in a little over a month, take a look at my 4 new dvds recently launched from F&W Media~



My 4 New DVDs:

1.       http://bit.ly/2maKlSh   Graffiti Grunge Art: Abstract Painting on Yupo
2.       http://bit.ly/2mQWpp5  Texture Techniques for Abstract Art
3.       http://bit.ly/2mQnVmb  Art Journal Jam


4.       http://bit.ly/2nAkSyL  Zen Painting Workshop




And now....

I know you have been
anxiously awaiting to find out how to 
win a free pass to my new workshop, 
"Zen Houses" which starts at the end of next month.  The process is all very simple. Who needs complicated, right?

First since we are talking about favorite products, I'd love to hear what you are using and loving lately.   So leave me your thoughts in a comment on this post WITH your email or a clickable link to how I can reach you if you win.  

BONUS entry-I really REALLY appreciate you sharing the info on this class as it helps me get the word out about what's coming up.  If you would like a second entry, share a link to this post and encourage your following to stop by and enter or sign up right away! To qualify your second entry, come back to this post and leave a comment as to where you shared the class info or post info:)




Speaking of signing up,  if you already have signed up for the course, no worries! You can still enter to win a space in the course. If your name is drawn, you will either get a refund or will be able to gift your winnings to a friend or your own follower for promotion purposes!

The class will begin on August 23rd and is currently on sale at a pre-sale price  which saves you 10.00 off the regular price from now until the class opening.   To read more about the course, check out my student newsletter here.


Winning entry will be chosen on Monday, July 24th.  For every 100 comments, I will choose 1 additional prize winner! whoohoo! 

Thank you all so much for stopping by today! I'm excited to be getting back into the artsy groove again, truly it has been a little bit of a rocky road so to speak. I appreciate you joining me on this journey and hope to see you in class next month!

xoxo 

Gratefully Yours,

Jodi Ohl




57 comments :

Viv Rad said...

I might be too late to win a space in the class but I'm gonna tell you anyway. I LOVE Stabilo marks all and acrylic inks! I just took your Zen painting workshops and signed up for your workshop at Shake Rag Valley. See you soon Jodi!

Viv Rad said...

Viv Rad angelsbyviv@aol.com forgot to add it in the above comment. Fingers crossed.

tiffany goff said...

I'm really enjoying using photo copies of my work to create other projects. Tiff.goff@gmail.com thanks for the opportunity

TRACI W said...

Still enamored with the Stabilo pecil, so I got brown, red and blue too. I'm sharing your link on my facebook page I can be emailed at artfulworldgalleria@gmail.com

Caroline D. said...

Hey Jodi! I'm excited for your new class that I just had to watch your videos again (this past monday) from the Dirty Flirty Birds workshop. So fun! For supply faves right now, I'm reaching for my Posca paint pens a lot. And the Liquitex soft body paints. :)

Caroline D. said...

For my bonus entry... I shared your original post on facebook. :)

TRACI said...

I got v it posted on my facebook page

Mary Coffey said...

My favorite supply is high flow acrylic paint and I would love them in every color!! They are so fluid that I don't have to worry about brush marks!! And the intensity of the color is mind-blowing! My email is maryc12388@gmail.com.

Mary Coffey said...

I just shared your class info on instagram @maryc12388

Jenny Frampton said...

This new class look soo fun. I hope I win, I hope I win. Jenny@frampton.us

Jenny Frampton said...

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10212196128171780&id=1634168120

Jenny@frampton.us

rss22 said...

My favorite new supply is the Molotow paint pen...all sizes and colors....discovered them from your zen painting class....I have now purchased the large ones too.....absolutely so much fun and freedom in these!!!!! i really hope to take all of your classes at some point...I am reinventing myself and am primarily a watercolorist....this has really pushed me to be more!!!! Thanks for all you do!!!....rss22@suddenlink.net

Susan said...

I'm using and loving Inktense Blocks! I also shared your original post on Facebook. Love, love, love zen houses!

Michelle Liptak said...

My favorite supply right now is watercolors (Daniel Smith). I shared on Facebook. Thank you for the opportunity to win a spot in your class. My email is mfourliptak@aol.com.

Robin Pichelmayer said...

Loving my prisma colored pencils. They are sooooo smooth. Thanks for entering me in the drawing for your zen houses class. It looks amazing!!

Robin Pichelmayer said...

http://pin.it/3qxALhq Shared to my Pinterest board klpich@aol.com

april dawn said...

I adore watercolors but I also love Inktense pencils and blocks because you use them like watercolors but when dry they are permanent. I love that!

Faith Cohen said...

I'm currently obsessed with acrylic inks. I used to think FW was the beginning and end in this category but Liquitex really gives it a run for the money, and I'm enjoying that the Liquitex come in "standard" colors that match back to other products. Their new-ish muted colors line is driving my creativity to new places - I'm ordinarily a bright colors girl but these muted colors are so sophisticated.

Lindsay Vanhove said...

My fave medium is winsor and newton oils and liquin medium! I only discovered liquin very recently but it makes a huge difference in drying time, I just love it! I've been following you for some time now so I really hope I can win this giveaway :) those houses look fantastic!

Jocelyn said...

I have been doing watercolor for the past month and this is a tough medium. I am determined to improve my skills. I love Daniel Smith, the colors are so vibrant and rich! Oh to win this would be such a blessing. These houses are just precious!!! Thank you for this chance, keeping my fingers and toes crossed! Have a blessed Day Jodi! I just adore you!!!

Anonymous said...

I have been following you on instagram for the last couple of months. I was drawn to your happy colours. I Work with fabrics, but have been tapped out....looking to expand my creativity. I love wonky houses! In the past couple of years I have purchased acrylics and an expensive watercolour set.....and played a little? It would be fun to have an opportunity to be part of your Zen Houses class?

Lillian said...

Lately as I have been bullet journaling and drawing, I have been using Spectrum Noir Art Liners. They travel well, too.
And coincidentally, I just bought Jeff Goins's book 2 weeks ago!
I will share this Sweet Repeats post on FB today.

Rita Timmons said...

Thanks for the chance to win a spot! My 50th birthday is Monday, July 24 - this would be an awesome present :-) !

I love paint - the brighter colors the better.

Best Regards,
Rita

Carolt said...

Prismacolor pencils on damp fabric. They go on smooth & creamy with no pencil marks.

cvtamasiunas@hotmail.com

Patti Baer said...

Every time I use watercolor, I fall in love with it again and again. And I'm enjoying water soluble products like Neocolor II, and Art Crayons then mixing them ever so slightly with acrylic paint, in particular white or vanilla. They create such a creamy mixture together.

Patti Baer said...

Shared your post on Twitter, @PurpleTulipArt email: purpletulipartstudio@gmail.com

Alex said...

Thank you for the possibility to win a spot in your new class!
Mostly I enjoy using acrylic inks at the moment, so far I use the FW-ones.
I'd also like to try the Dr. Ph. Martin's Bombay ink because I like them being translucent.

Alex said...

Sorry, I forgot my email-address: eifelwicht@online.de

Rita Montgomery said...

I've been having fun using my new Jane Davenport papers, washi and markers. Thanks for a chance to win a spot in your class. It looks like so much fun. ritapita10@comcast.net take care ~~rita

JackieW said...

Hi Jodi..thanks for a chance to win a spot..I love your house....I'm actually having fun with the new Distress Oxidrs from Ranger..and loving the Pilots Gel pens that I can use water with to create beautiful inky washes!

Bea said...

I'm using gelatos to add subtle blends of color onto the painted page. Thanks for your generosity...b

michelle murray said...

Love ❤️ Jerry's Artarama jumbo ✏️ pencils ‼️Thank you for introducing me to them. Having fun with your zen paint �� class. ��

Sandy Austin said...

This class looks like fun! I'm spending time experimenting with my gelli plate and using the prints in collages. And using my white Uni-ball Signo gel pen for doodling over top. Contact saglasshalffull@gmail.com

Sandy Austin said...

Shared on my Mixed Media board on Pinterest

Pam L. said...

What a great post! Jeff Goins name has come up quite few times lately. I think I need to check out his books! The new thing I am most excited about are two Catalyst silicone wedges. They've been available for a while, but are new to me treasure trove of tools. I love the way they feel in my hands vs. a brush handle. :-)

If I'm the lucky winner, you can contact me through pamlacey.com. Thanks for the opportunity!

Pam L. said...

For a bonus entry, I shared your Facebook post (and link) on my page and tagged you in the post. :-) Thank you!

Blissmade Designs said...

I would love to win your fabulous class! The product I'm loving right now are Paint Writers by Brea Reese. To contact me: Cameo H. at BlissmadeDesigns at gmail.com (no spaces)

LilartSanat said...

Would love to win a spot 😘 My favorite product at the mi ment iare the few golden fluid acrylics, love the transparancy and shine
siyazibo@gmail.com

nancy oberman said...

My pens and my twinkling H20's ��

Gunrsm8@gmail.com

Erika Couey said...

Oooh... it's so hard to choose just one favorite product. I'm an art supply junkie. My go to supplies are Neocolor ii water soluble crayons, gesso, Montana Markers, Golden paints, and deli paper. Fun, fun, fun!

You can reach me via Facebook (which is where I am sharing the link for a bonus entry) or via erikacouey@gmail.com.

Iris R. said...

Hi Jodi! I am a big fan and of your work. I have taken two of your online classes on Northlight. Loved it! Love you fun, laid back, informative style. Looking through taking a live class with you one day. I like carbon and stability pencils, very fine sand paper, black and white gesso, Golden Fluid paints (because of you I now use magenta). I know It's one of your favs.

Merrill Weber said...

I'm brand new to sweetrepeats and hope I win a spot in your class! ❤

Lori Bradford said...

Tough choice, picking a favorite, but I'm going to go with my Gelli Plate. It's so fun to lay down paint and stencils and just let things happen.

Im going to share your post on my facebook page Lori Bradford's Art and my Instagram. I enjoy your classes a lot and hope that others will too.

www.loribradfordsart.com

Jeanne Kelly said...

Omg - so excited! I am loving these whimsical houses! Lately, I am loving Liquitex pouring medium with acrylic paints as I play with acrylic pouring - really enjoying the learn process.

Paige said...

I just shared your class info on Facebook. You can reach me there or at paigely @gmail.com if I'm lucky to win! How exciting. Thank you!

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Paige said...

I'm using prismacolor pencils on black paper at the moment enjoying the vibrancy of the colors against the dark background. I'm also having fun sketching in graphite and watercolors. Thank you for offering a free spot. How exciting. paigely@gmail.com

vampyrdancer said...

I am loving my new water soluble art crayons for Marabu.... they are so vibrant and fun to work with. Thanks for the opportunity to win a free spot! vampyrdancer@gmail.com

Libby said...

I just received gessoboard, fineline applicators and water brushes...thanks for the link on gesso special��...now all I need is the Zen learning love! Thank you as always
Simon080766@yahoo.com

Jean said...

I love your houses! Such fuN! My favorite product is Gesso! I use it to cover mistakes:):) THank you for the opportunity!

Rebecca85 said...

My favourites change week to week! This week I am loving ZIG Wink of Stella Brush pens, glitter in a brush pen. I love to add a bit of glitter and sparkle to my work and these are lovely pens for the job.

rebecca85@blueyonder.co.uk

Rebecca85 said...

Shared on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/rebecca.ruff.16

rebecca85@blueyonder.co.uk

Rebecca85 said...

Shared on twitter too
https://twitter.com/Rebeccafurf/status/889224130276593664

rebecca85@blueyonder.co.uk

xoxo

Diana Boyd said...

I am loving Golden open paints right now, they are so smooth and give you enough time to blend. I shared on FB https://www.facebook.com/diana.boyd.146 and e-mail is medb@fuse.net... I would so love to win!

Ellen L. said...

I'd love to win another Jodi class. I learn something new from each and every one.

My favorite tools right now are my iPad, Apple Pencil and the Amaziograph app. (http://www.amaziograph.com/) If you like Zentangles or just doodling, you can get some super cool results. It's fun to experiment without committing to paint and paper. Portable and easy to clean up, too ;)

Ellen
narrot@gmail.com

NEDbeads said...

Wow, what a fabulous course!!! I would LOVE to take another one of your courses! My favorite supplies right now are my pens - I have been having a wonderful time drawing mandalas. :) VERY Zen! ;)

NEDbeads said...

I shared your post on my Twitter - my account name is NEDbeads over there. :D