The Basics

New here? Try this group of
articles for beginners.

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Free Printables

Over 1,200 image sheets,
free for personal use.

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Layering Guide

Learn how to build more visually
interesting mixed-media pieces.

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Tools That Power My Business


I use a variety of online tools to run my business. Learn how they might help yours.

White Sakura Gelly Roll


A quick review of my new favorite white pen.

10 Art Supplies I Couldn’t Live...

Liquitex Professional Ultra Matte Fluid Medium, 16-oz

The supplies I blew through in 2014.

Easy Holiday Postcards


A video how-to on making some odd holiday postcards.

Postcard Basics

My usual postcard layout.

Want to make some postcards? Learn the guidelines for making them to mail for a reduced rate.

Patreon Campaign

Patreon Campaign

In order to offset the time and cost of keeping Go Make Something updated, I’ve launched a campaign on Patreon.

Coming Back to Life

Just a quick note to let everyone know that over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on updating Go Make Something. My goal for 2015 is to resume posting how-to articles here. I’m aiming for monthly posts. Comments will remain closed on the entire site, due to past abuse. Updates to follow…



These sheets contain all the pieces and parts to create cards

How To Create a Simple Mixed-Media Ba...


How to create a simple, flexible background.

A Crash Course On Altered Books


Everything you need to know about altered books, all in one place.

What is an Art Journal?

A set of pages from my 15 x 20 inch art journal.

Here’s a quick rundown of the what and why of art journals.

Theme Ideas


A big, long list of over 400 themes for altered artwork.

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