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Stitches and Smudges 

February 3, 2017

Hello everyone! It’s a snowy Friday morning here in Colorado Springs. I can’t believe it is February already. I finally feel like I am getting settled into 2017. I have had quite a creative energy surge lately and I just wanted to share some of my new work with all of you. There are some new pieces in my Etsy shop. I have had so much fun making embroidery pieces for this class. And now all of them are up in my shop. I also have picked up my paint brush and journal recently. I love it when you can’t go to sleep because your brain is obsessing over creative thoughts.


Also, if you haven’t joined my newsletter yet, you might want to do so. I am working on a free art video right now that will go out in the next week or so. I don’t want you to miss out on that.

Stitchery School

January 20, 2017

First of all, can I just say that I love the word stitchery? For some reason it just makes me happy. All that it means is needlework. Isn’t it just a delicious word?


I am sooo excited to share a little surprise of what I have been busy working on for the last few months!!! My latest class with Jeanne Oliver Designs, Stitchery School. This is an instantly available mini course for only $18!!! I hope you can join me. Click here to see more and to enroll in Stitchery School.


This is an embroidery course where we will explore with our needles to create beautiful, one of kind, hand stitched pieces. Learn some basic stitches. See how I incorporate collage elements in my stitching. Embrace the texture found in fabric, fibers and embroidery. Layer lines, create shapes and make marks all with your needle and thread. Let your fabric and your hoops be your blank canvases. Watch me make an abstract floral piece from start to finish.

Here is the course trailer…

Stitchery School 00 Promo from Revilo Designs on Vimeo.

Life Book 2017

December 31, 2016

I am super excited to tell you that I have already finished my lesson for Life Book 2017. It will go live in January. I am so excited about this lesson. We will be painting our intentions for the year through abstract painting. My one little word for 2017 is serenity. And this is the piece that I made for this course.

It’s going to be so much fun. I really hope that you will join me. Go here to use my link. I can’t wait.

Free Shipping 

December 7, 2016

Today and tomorrow, I am offering free shipping on all orders over $40 with coupon code: Shipping. I have some new 8 x 8 originals in the shop too! These are some of my favorites. Love the way they turned out. Go here to order yours now.

Black Friday Discount 

November 24, 2016

Hello all!!! 20% off of everything in the shop. There are some really awesome gifts in my shop right now.

Tons of beautiful originals.

Gorgeous hand painted journals.

2017 Calendars.

Ornaments. And mugs.

As always, tons of awesome prints in the shop.

For 20% off, enter coupon code Black in checkout.

Gathering Beauty- A Free Art Video

November 9, 2016

Hi everyone! I am so excited to share a free art video with all of you. I am starting a new art video series called Gathering Beauty to share with all of my readers and subscribers. In this first video, I will be showing you a mixed media piece step by step. I am playing with some oil pastels, colored pencils and pens. And if you enjoyed this video, I encourage you to join my Gathering Beauty Newsletter to receive monthly updates on classes, as well as more free teaching videos! There will even be some fun discounts for my Etsy shop for my subscribers. Click on the picture below to join my newsletter!





Watch me create this piece in the video below!

gatheringbeauty from Wendy Brightbill on Vimeo.


Would you like to take more of my classes? Here is what I have going on right now.

I am so excited about my Playing Big Workshop, a mini workshop with Jeanne Oliver. It’s available right now. Click on the picture to find out more!


Coming up soon, I will teaching in Life Book 2017. Life Book is an amazing year long course with tons of amazing teachers!!! I shared all about it here.



Also coming in 2017, I will teaching in Wanderlust! Wanderlust is a year long mixed media art class with some amazing artists. Please sign up through my links for both of these courses because I get the credit. Click on the picture to join me!




Playing Big Workshop

November 2, 2016

You guys! I just wanted to share a few pictures from my Playing Big Workshop at Jeanne Oliver’s studio. It was truly a magical two days with some of the loveliest women. I had so much fun teaching and playing! What an amazing opportunity. I feel so very blessed. Jeanne absolutely spoiled us with her delicious food. She really has such a beautiful gift of hospitality. I always joke with her that I am never leaving her studio because it is just that amazing. I am so blessed to be able to work with Jeanne and to call her a friend.

And just in case you hadn’t heard yet… I made videos of this workshop and we posted them as a mini e-course on Jeanne Oliver’s website. So for only $18 you get access to over 3+ hours of video and instruction. This is really one of my favorite classes that I have ever taught!!! So, please check it out here.

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