Brigitte

About Brigitte

Brigitte Boucher, Artful Home’s Copywriter, has always been passionate about writing and art. She appreciates having the opportunity to combine these passions to help artists sell their work. An artist herself, she loves messy media like oil paint, charcoal, pastel, and clay. When she is not writing about art or making it herself, she enjoys gardening, reading, camping, and going on adventures with her husband and step-daughter.

in the studio with sylvie rosenthal

If you lose your wallet, you hope someone thoughtful will find it for you...and if you're in luck, that someone might by Sylvie Rosenthal. Last winter, an Artful Home employee dropped her wallet in a snowbank and considered it gone for good. Little did she know that it would be found by an artist whose work she knew well. Because of their shared connection [...]

10 teapots infused with creativity

Whether you're a tea aficionado looking to serve up your daily "Earl Gray" with a splash of personality or an art lover hoping to add some new flavors to your collection, you'll find plenty to savor in the world of artist-made teapots. Teapots have been around for hundreds of years, having originated in China and then spread throughout Asia, Europe, and beyond. The history [...]

In the Studio with Kelly Jean Ohl

We love being able to see our favorite artwork up close—even better when we get to meet the incredible artists who create it! So when we had an opportunity to visit ceramic artist Kelly Jean Ohl in her home studio near our Madison, WI office, we were thrilled. Kelly Jean Ohl in her studio. A variety of Ohl's artwork. [...]

for the love of prints, part 3

In my last two posts, I introduced you to the art of printmaking and discussed relief and intaglio print techniques in more detail. Now, I will introduce you to one-of-a-kind prints, the techniques of lithography and serigraphy, and the differences between traditional prints and giclée prints. Monotypes & Monoprints True or false: printmaking always involves creating reproducible images and identical prints. False! While most [...]

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