DIY Himmeli Geometric Wreath | offthebeatenpress.com
02Jan

I have been wanting to make one of these for a while! I saw a blog post about it a few months back & pinned it, of course. The week before Christmas, I went out and bought some aluminum tubes from the model section in Hobby Lobby and started one. Unfortunately, I ran out of tubing

natalie raku mask-updated | offthebeatenpress.com
12Nov

I posted a few months ago about the inspiration for this Raku mask project. Well, the final glaze is complete! We hadn’t done a Raku firing at the Visual Art Center where I have been taking classes in a while, but we finally did last night. I threw a few other random pieces in, simply because

natalie raku mask | offthebeatenpress.com
26Aug

When I was a little girl, my grandmother took my brother and I to have our faces cast. We were in Canada at the time, near our home in Alma. My parent’s didn’t know we were doing it. My uncle & grandmother took us over to the studio without them. I remember it being really hot

boat | offthebeatenpress.com
19Nov
minera | offthebeatenpress.com
19Oct

This week I did a Miner.  Hope you like him…!

lumberjacka | offthebeatenpress.com
16Oct

The next installment to “the burly men” is a Lumberjack…

sailora | offthebeatenpress.com
15Oct

So I am doing a series of illustrations (for now its called “the burly men”) that I hope to turn into letterpress prints or screenprints…The first one is a Sailor.

2012-08-07-17.25.31 | offthebeatenpress.com
08Aug

I got the die made for this print last fall. A few months later when I went to print it, my friend Emily noted how I spelled something wrong. This is classic me. I always spell things wrong – I focus so much on how it looks & the spacing without taking time to check

screenprinting fail | offthebeatenpress.com
31Jul

I did the letterpress work on these posters last fall. They contain a quote from one of my favorite children’s books, “The Sign of the Seahorse.” My mother read it to me growing up and I will read it to my children one day. I went to add some screen printing to this piece the

DSC_0005 | offthebeatenpress.com
14Jul

I made this piece back in High School in Mr.Scotts Art Class! It was super simple & easy to make. It is a representation of Ocean Waves… I finally found a shadow box frame for it and it is now in my apartment!