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candy colored studio episode #77 - SWEETlady: tonya vistaunet of a happy vista

candy colored studio episode #77 - SWEETlady: tonya vistaunet of a happy vista
I nominate Tonya Vistaunet! She is love in motion!” nominated by ann hartshorn of new vision art (episode 62)...this sweet lady is near and dear to my heart. tonya is always spreading goodness with her colorful art and personal projects. hear about a couple of these personal projects...one that is currently going on instagram #tonyascreativityproject.

candy colored studio episode #76 - svitlana martynjuk of all she makes

candy colored studio episode #76 - svitlana martynjuk of all she makes
not long ago, one of my paintings was tagged and shared on the loveliest of ig feeds, All She Makes. i was immediately intrigued as i scrolled thr...

candy colored studio episode #74 - the story behind the painting "feeling good" headed to cns cares' "art & soup": a virtual art show & fundraiser

"feeling good" floral oil painting by katrina berg
this episode is all about my oil painting, "feeling good" named after the song nina simone. listen to the song, hear about the symbols & meaning in the piece. this piece is headed to "art & soup", the annual fundraiser for cns cares. Join their virtual show wednesday march 25th to sunday march 29th and help raise money for homehealth and hospice for uninsured and underinsured patients.

candy colored studio episode #73 - SWEETlady: andrea allen of forward influence

candy colored studio episode #73 - SWEETlady: andrea allen of forward influence
“I nominate andrea allen! A beautiful person through and through. She is so full of light and has the most wonderful energy about her which she is always willing to share with others. All of this in spite of a demanding job and the full weight of parenting on her right now while her husband is working in Arizona. We have some incredible women on this street!” Laura Child of granarlo ep 59

candy colored studio episode #72 - how to take photos of artwork

candy colored studio episode #72 - how to take photos of artwork
how to take photographs of artwork for future prints? start with natural light. filtered is easiest and cloudy days make it a dream. sunny days are great too, just put your work near a window with indirect light. windows on the north side of your home will be easiest.

candy colored studio episode #70 - SWEETladies: nancy jones & meredith jones hendricks of paper and felt

candy colored studio episode #70 - SWEETladies: nancy jones & meredith jones hendricks of paper and felt
sweet ladies meredith & nancy are the fantastic mother-daughter duo behind “paper and felt” the local sensation seen at swiss days, and arts & crafts markets all over utah. hear how we met, what they create and how they support our community at large.

candy colored studio episode #69 - bari j ackerman: art & design that bloom wild

candy colored studio episode #69 - bari j ackerman: art & design that bloom wild

“don’t follow bliss; follow your curiosity!” seriously, this interview with my dear friend bari j is simply jam-packed with goodness!

an arizona-based artist & surface designer, bari coined and created the style, “curated maximalism” and her book, Bloom Wild: a free-spirited guide to decorating with floral patterns is the perfect addition to any home.

candy colored studio episode #66 - start now, proof of concept?

candy colored studio episode #66 - start now, proof of concept?
some favorite shows at our house are “shark tank” & ”the profit”. do you watch shark tank? each segment starts out about the same...the owner ...

candy colored studio episode #64 - author melinda brown: EVE and ADAM discovering the beautiful balance

author mindy brown and artist katrina berg in the candy colored studio
Meet my beautiful friend Melinda Brown, author of EVE and ADAM discovering the beautiful balance. We originally met at art shows as she and her family are avid art collectors. The more I got to know Mindy, the more I learned of the foundations and causes she supports that seek to protect and uplift women. One sweet afternoon she shared with me some of the precious gems she was researching for this book. It came at a time when I was struggling spiritually with so many unanswered questions. Our talk and the knowledge she shared with me that day has been an important part of my healing and understanding that I will always treasure. I have been anxiously waiting for her book to be published and am excited for each of you to have the opportunity a

candy colored studio episode #63 - hear what the lady artists are saying about the CANDYclub

candy colored studio episode #63 - hear what the lady artists are saying about the CANDYclub
what is the CANDYcolored club or the CANDYclub?! we’re a community of artists working together on our art biz each month. with a monthly topic, le...

candy colored studio episode #61 - 5 reasons you need to discover & develop your style

candy colored studio episode #61 - 5 reasons you need to discover & develop your style

5 reasons it’s important to make time to discover and develop your style:

  1. what is your intent
  2. copying can only get us so far
  3. be true to yourself
  4. it’s important to be different
  5. you’re committed for the long haul
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