Head In A Hole

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in BLOG | No Comments

Some very good friends got married over the weekend and they asked me to create a “face in the hole” board for their reception. They’re pretty rad so of course, I agreed. I’ve never made something this big before but I think I figured it out pretty well. Plus, I got to harass some of […]

Negative Space

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in BLOG | No Comments

I’m still working on art for this year. Last post, I was thinking about using paper as the stencil but that’s so two weeks ago! I’ve moved on. After much experimentation, I’ve developed a new method for making stencils. Well, the method is new to me. I’m sure all kinds of people have already done […]

Spring Cleaning Sale & New Song Posted

Posted by on Mar 26, 2016 in BLOG | No Comments

So much news! Check out my newsletter for all the details on the sale: http://eepurl.com/bVjjvz Also, I posted a new song from my dorky music project. You can hear it here: https://www.theheated.com/music/sneaky-preview/

More Ideas

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in BLOG | No Comments

This is the time of year that I work on the art I’m going to use for the rest of the year. I’m feeling a bit blocked, or rather, I have a lot of ideas but am running into roadblocks with execution. I’ll keep trying. I’m really into the idea of creating stencils from paper […]

Trends 2016! SF Etsy Shout-Out

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in BLOG | No Comments

Huge thanks to the SF Etsy blog for giving The Heated’s botanical napkins a shout-out in their most recent blog post. You can check it out here: http://www.etsysf.com/blog/the-romantic-and-the-ecologist-trends-2016

In Progress

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in BLOG | No Comments

I like to set aside the beginning of the year to work on new designs. This time, I went through my notebook until I found an idea that seems worth working on a little more. I’ve got it in mind to turn this into a paper print. So, this is how I fumble my way […]

Summer Renegade 2015

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in BLOG | No Comments

Summer Renegade is always a blast and it’s coming up soon! I’ll be sharing a booth with the lovely Krank Press in the Herbst Pavilion. Renegade Craft Fair – Summer 2015 Saturday July 18th and Sunday July 19th Fort Mason Center – Festival Pavilion & Herbst Pavilion (The Heated will be in the Herbst Pavilion!) […]

New Designs For 2015!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in BLOG | No Comments

I’m really excited about this new batch of designs for 2015. I used a new technique to make the California Coastline stencil, which I pictured below. Also, I’m so pleased to add the bench design from guest artist Michael McConnell. Anyway, check it out and if you are interested in buying any of these new […]

Culture Trip Shout Out

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in BLOG | No Comments

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be a part of the SF Etsy’s Summer Indie Emporium. It was a really fun show and not only did I hit my sales goal for the weekend, I surpassed it! The Culture Trip saw it fit to choose their 4 favorite booths from the show […]

Making The Art

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in BLOG | No Comments

Burning a screen is all about blocking out light. Lately I’ve been trying to come up with new ways to create stencils. Normally, I draw designs in black ink, then print that image on a transparency. But lately, it occurred to me that there are a lot of ways to block out light. What I’m […]