Color Cauldron

The excitement of Inktober, Halloween and the release of Jane Davenports new Mermaid Markers has me all inspired! I wanted to create some fabulous colours that would work well for not only the [...]

Water Color Recipes 2

Victory Nichols has some more of her Jane D Mixed Media watercolour recipes. I LOVE her descriptions of how the colors make her feel! Mystic + Dove    A really pretty, soft lavender. This color [...]

Watercolour Recipes!

Victory Nichols shared some of her Jane D Mixed Media watercolour recipes in the Facebook Group and I asked her to share them on the blog as a… “Cleaning my palette is such a [...]

Feeling Foxy!

‘Davenpeep’ Amber Button posted the story of her husbands tattoo in the Jane D Mixed Media Group, and I asked her to share it with us here as well!   “Some people collect [...]

Child’s Play

  Create Children’s Characters using DIY Face Stamp   After watching James Burke’s video on altering Jane’s face stamp, I decided to give it a try with my children’s illustrations. I [...]

Mermaid Flower Power!

  Using Mermaid Markers to make Flowers By Victory Nichols One of my favorite supplies in the JDMM line is the Mermaid Marker. I loooove my Mermies! When I found myself wanting to add a [...]

Swirls & Whirls!

Hello my creative friends, I am super excited to share one of my favorite techniques with Mermaid Markers with you today! I love painting circular swirls.  It’s super easy!  They work great as a [...]

Head in the Clouds!

Hi Davenpeeps! Summer is winding down here, and I don’t want to do anything in this weather except lounge and make art. My journal pages have been light and airy lately, and this technique [...]

Spray Play!

Spraying with Jane Davenport’s paints and markers I love spray inks and really anything that can be sprayed through a small bottle. I love using them for backgrounds in my art journal. But, [...]

Head Start!

Guest Post!   Hello everyone!Have a trip coming up? One of my favorite pastimes while traveling is to create in my journal. Whether you are traveling abroad, to the office or just creating [...]

Mermaid Markers & Gouache

Easy Shading with Mermaid Markers and Gouache Late night journaling is my passion and I love spending ages on shading and blending while watching a favourite TV-show. I find it to be so relaxing [...]

BIG Giveaway! A Journal worth Celebrating!

In this post I am going to sing praises for the best journals ever 😍 and tell you about two Giveaways! One is on this blog and you can enter today , and the other is on Instagram, so you [...]

Mermaid love

Hello Lovelies! This little mermie appeared for my Guest Post on the American Crafts blog… and it’s time she made an appearance here too. I hope you enjoy her coming to life! [...]

JDMM interntional Stockists!

The Jane Davenport Mixed Media Range can be found in awesome stores around the world! USA and Canada: Australia and International: Janedavenport.com European/UK Art from the Heart [...]

Beautiful Swatch Grids!

This next post is from our guest blogger! I noticed Melissa Bochat’s lovely colour grids on Instagram and asked if she would share them as they build on Tiffany’s previous post. Enjoy [...]

Gigi’s Journal

Gigi is a beloved Davenpeep! And when I saw this project on her Instagram feed I asked her to share it here for us as well! Gigi’s Journal Altered Jane Davenport Butterfly Journal project. [...]

The mermaids meet a sea STAR!

Cindy Lane is an absolutely amazing artist…. her specialty is sea creatures…. prepare to be mer-mesmerised as she swishes the Mermaid Markers! Cindy is preparing a lesson for the Free [...]

Am I the luckiest person in the world?

Sometimes I really do feel that way. I have friends offering to help me with keeping admin, answers and happiness flowing in my Facebook groups ( I have 13 of them!). It has made such a [...]

“I am Obsessed”

    There are some WONDERFUL videos popping up on Youtube and Instagram and Fb featuring my new collection. This one is from By Bun who posts videos daily. I love her, and her fun style [...]

A gift from my heart to yours!

    I wanted to celebrate the new Mixed Media collection with American Crafts, so what better way to do that than with something I LOVE doing, that’s available to everyone, [...]

This one made me LAUGH!

You are going to love James as much as I do! What a fun video, right? Go follow James on Instagram right now – you will love his feed! xoxox Jane  

Loving the love!

I have to share the  ‘Haul’ and unpacking’ and review videos!   This gorgeous one is with Pam from Little Magical Art on YouTube. You can see and subscribe to Pam’s  [...]

Winner! (and Growing Pains – ouch!)

I must say I feel like the winner here with all the excitement going on with the launch of my Mixed Media collection. I am seeing videos and images galore of Michaels and of peeps shopping and [...]

Seriously Wonderful People

I was just chatting to Courtney Diaz,one of my Davenparty design team members, on FB . She has the first HAUL VIDEO on Youtube of my Mixed Media Collection – pretty exciting! As part of the [...]

Yay! It’s Janeuary!

JANE-uary is HERE baby!!! Queue the disco music, get the mirror ball spinning, release the balloons! I have a reveal of my full range in the videos  – Ta-Dah! Let’s celebrate with a [...]

Countdown is on!

To get me all the way to ‘Jane-uary’ without turning into a disco ball that spins of its axis and goes crashing through the universe, I need to take some  action! I figure that a [...]

Davenparty – my design team!

The ‘Davenparty’ Design Team selection was one of the most difficult tasks I have ever had. My American Crafts social team received a tidal wave of amazing applications and they created a  very [...]

Davenparty Design Team Call!

Are you super-creative, love art supplies and feel ready to show the world your artwork? Then I want you to read on and join the DavenParty! I want to inspire people who enjoy all sorts of [...]

Italy, Carmel and sneak peeks!

I have been very busy since my #janessecret announcement with a trip to the USA  and now I’m in Italy. If I’m not careful, it could all rush past too quickly, but I really do try and [...]

My Secret is…….

I am so delighted to tell you this news! Janeuary will be here before you know it! You may have to ask for Gift Vouchers from Michaels and my store for Christmas! We will be giving sneak peeks of [...]