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Make It Artsy

Website: http://www.makeitartsy.com
Next Airing: Sun, Aug 1st, 2021 at 3:30 AM on UEN-TV

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MAKE IT ARTSY is a brand new show dedicated to the crafter, maker and artist! This new series celebrates that maker spirit and enthusiasm that is sweeping the country. It's more than crafting, more than art or scrapbooking; this is an all-encompassing show for any one that loves to make "things". From mixed media to metalsmithing, using tools from saws to sewing machines, and materials from paper to wood; today's most creative "makers" join host Julie Fei Fan Balzer and unleash a new look for crafting with a touch of industrial style. Not just a crafter, not just an artist - become a maker! with MAKE IT ARTSY!

Episodes:

  • The Space Around Us

    From wearables to home dec, the key to artful living is embellishing with art in every nook and cranny. Julie Fei Fan Balzer wears her art as translucent jewelry. Artist Kae Pea stretches her art skyward with a moonlight panel. Last Lynne Suprock creates an artful outdoor table with intricate cut designs.

    Next Airing: Sun, Aug 1st, 2021 at 3:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Fantasy Living

    The artful lifestyle includes creating a new look in the cosplay and gaming arena often centered on characters. Joe Rotella creates a fanciful top hat for his steam punk persona. Lynne Suprock adds a little magic with a gazing ball at home in your yard. Last Joe makes a gauntlet out of a space age material.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 2nd, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Tooling Around

    Whatever the job - the right tool makes all the difference. Julie Fei Fan Balzer starts with a study in layering. Then, Candie Cooper creates embellishments to jazz up our wardrobe. We finish with Joe Rotella, our tool expert, using micro tools to make a home dec crate for every room.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 9th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Artistic Endeavors

    Part of the process of finding the artsy lifestyle is to appreciate art just for the process! Julie Fei Fan Balzer begins with making a cover for her journal. Then, artist Betty Busby demonstrates a pouring technique. Joe Rotella creates a card that has the perfect sentiment for many occasions.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 16th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Making for Stress Free Living

    Appreciate the benefits of art in our life, by making, for stress free living. Julie Fei Fan Balzer begins with watercolor lettering. Betty Busby returns for step 2 in her artistic process and the creation of a sea life scene. Last Candie Cooper demonstrates a pouring technique where you never really know the outcome.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 23rd, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Workspace

    Incorporate your art into your workspace and you'll always be surrounded by the things you love! Julie Fei Fan Balzer begins with a simple clay dish to hold art supplies. Kae Pea creates a perfect art table for your workspace. We finish with Alexandra Stapleton and ways to personalize your work space.

    Next Airing: Mon, Aug 30th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Nesting

    A popular term is "nesting". Add comfort to your environment by filling it with things that rejuvenate you and feather your nest with art. Julie Fei Fan Balzer starts out with a pillow. Then Lynn Lilly creates a family memory book. Finally Joe helps decorate our nest with unique wall art featuring feathered friends.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 6th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Spice of Life

    We explore different ways to spice up our daily life and many include a little glitz! Julie Fan Balzer demonstrates three ways to add bling with stencils. Then, it's time for a little gold in the form of sweet treat art with Jodi Ohl. Last Candie Cooper adds a little bling to a jean jacket.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 13th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Take It Outside

    Add art to every surface; inside and out. Julie Fei Fan Balzer demonstrates a marbling technique. Then Joe Rotella has another all over technique known as dirty pour. Finally, Gail Wild creates a landscape inspired by the outdoors with her amazing technique.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 20th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Time to Stop

    It's time to make it artsy. Knowing when to stop is as important as starting. There are subtle cues to help you decide when your project is complete. First, we begin with white space. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer shows you don't have to fill in the whole page when you're stenciling. You can train your eye to leave just the right amount of space. Then it's a faux encaustic technique with Seth Apter. You'll learn when to stop and when to keep going. Finally, Mary Hettmansperger shares design techniques for fabric and fiber.

    Next Airing: Mon, Sep 27th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/28/2019 to 3/27/2022
  • Time Travels

    The theme for this episode is traveling back in time, as we are inspired by history. First host Julie Fei Fan Balzer creates a landscape viewed through antique glass. It's a unique perspective fueled by a photo. Then Michael deMeng has a Day of the Dead inspired project using figurines. Last, we join Cat Kerr for a crown reminiscent of medieval times but perfect for your favorite princess today.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 4th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/4/2019 to 4/3/2022
  • Time Honored Techniques

    We continue our travels back in time with some time-honored traditions. These are techniques that stand the test of time. Though they started long ago, they are just as relevant today. First, Dina Wakley hand stitches over stamping; 2 techniques that have been around for a long time but get a modern spin. Then Alexandra Stapleton creates an art deco inspired foil embossed project. Finally, Cat Kerr fills a shadow box with memories of another time.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 11th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:01
    Usage rights: 4/11/2019 to 4/10/2022
  • Time Saving

    No one ever has enough time. It's the most common lament we all have. What if you could save time in your art? This show is all about ways to speed up the artistic process. First host Julie Fei Fan Balzer discusses how kits can save you the time of shopping by corralling all of the materials you need in one place. Then meet Alexandra Stapleton for time saving gifts: totes and T- shirts; make it today to give tonight. We finish with a project guaranteed to speed up your travel: winged feet courtesy of cosplay expert Cheryl Sleboda. Save time and make more art.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 18th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/18/2019 to 4/17/2022
  • It's All in the Timing

    Timing is everything! Doing steps in the right order, waiting for a resin to set, letting glue dry - these are issues we are all aware of. In this episode we look at projects where timing makes the difference. First is a foiling project, where order makes the difference. Then Dina Wakley has a paint technique using rubbing alcohol. Finally, Joe Rotella makes a wine cork shadow box personalized with a favorite sentiment.

    Next Airing: Mon, Oct 25th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 4/25/2019 to 4/24/2022
  • Around The House

    Surround yourself with art in every part of your home. Julie Fei Fan Balzer makes a frame that highlights our favorite things. Jodi Ohl, creates a series called happy shacks. Ardith Goodwin demonstrates a house drawing using tar paper for roofing. Last, Candie Cooper makes a mobile perfect for any room.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Daily Activities

    By reinforcing art daily, we develop a behavior and routine to being creative. Julie Fei Fan Balzer begins with a daily calendar, and then Jodi Ohl introduces us to her routine of coffee and watching the birds in her yard. Finally, artist Tori Weyers introduces us to a daily sketchbook practice.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Every Day Celebrations

    Each and every day can be a celebration when we add art to our lifestyle. We begin with decorated glasses with Alexandra Stapleton using simple vinyl designs. Then, create interchangeable blocks with Julie Fei Fan Balzer for decor or gifts. We finish with Lynn Lilly and a secret garden themed party.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Outdoor Living

    The artful lifestyle expands beyond the walls of your home to include outdoor spaces. Julie Fei Fan Balzer makes a stenciled tray. Lynne Suprock creates a faux, chihuly inspired ball to grace your garden. Finally Joe Rotella shows how to make mosaic stepping stones in different patterns and designs.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 9/27/2018 to 9/26/2021
  • Your Daily Life

    Take a break from your daily routine and shake things up. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer creates playful zines from daily life. Then, Erin Gerlach shows how to repair clay pots. Last is a color study - black.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/24/2020 to 12/23/2023
  • Your Materials

    The final episode takes a different approach to materials and how we use them. First, create sparkly watercolor ornaments with host Julie Fei Fan Balzer. Then join Lynn Lilly in her home studio for three variations of embroidery hoop art to use for wall decor. Last is a color study - gold.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/31/2020 to 12/30/2023
  • Your Schedule

    Never get bored in your artistic pursuits when you shake up your schedule. Make an accordion fold book highlighting just one day in your life with host Julie Fei Fan Balzer. Then, your daily journal gets a fierce make over with Joe Rotella and a dragon scale cover. Last is a color study - pink.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/10/2020 to 12/9/2023
  • Your Studio

    Shake up your studio. See your creativity expand with a studio redo. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer begins with some inspirations and personal wall designs. Then, Kristin Gambaccini demonstrates a framed map - she has a different take on using maps for decor. Finally, Micah Goguen has three journal vignettes to share. Last is a color study - brown.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 12/17/2020 to 12/16/2023

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