• Product Illustration
    Created for Young and Rubicam for Carriba Rum
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  • Children's Book Illustration
    Paper Stained Glass, Klutz / Scholastic Books
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  • Magazine Illustration
    Illustrated for Brookside Monthly Magazine
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  • Whimsical Pottery
    A sample of some of my handmade ceramic plates
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  • Altered Books
    Edgy mixed media in Altered Book Design.
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  • Visual Journal
    Mixed Media Journal Spread, Collage, Painting
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Cindy Couling – Mixed Media Artist, IllustratorArt_Brain_Couling_Self_Portrait

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Box of Darkness

Art Heals

I got in a little visual journal time over the holidays. It’s been awhile since I let loose on paper. I was inspired by a quote a friend shared on Facebook. “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand this too, was a gift.’ – Mary […]

Couling Goes Viral

My art goes viral

Several months ago one of my Facebook friends forwarded a post that they’d received on their feed. It was piece of my artwork that had been shared on a page called ‘Hippie Peace Freaks’. I was astounded to see that it had been viewed 13,000 times and shared 10,821 times as of last count. There […]


Getting back in the swing of it

I’ve had a kind of a rough year and haven’t had much time or energy to get back into painting or anything creative, really. When life issues strike, I would have thought that I’d want to paint more – but it wasn’t the case. It was more like, the creative things I loved to do […]

Cindy Couling Copic Markers

Copic Certification

A few weeks ago I spent a long weekend in Sacramento, CA getting certified for using Copic Markers. This was something I wanted to do for a long time and now I am thrilled to say I’m standard and intermediate certified. 🙂 We learned some terrific techniques that I can’t wait to share with other  […]


Holiday for the Arts – Olive Hyde Gallery – In the News

I was really fortunate to be included in an article about the Olive Hyde Gallery’s Holiday for the Art Show that happened on December 4-6th, 2015. This is my absolute favorite show to participate in and look forward to it yearly. Read the entire article: Tri-City Voice – Olive Hyde Gallery Holiday for the Arts!

Copper Luster Glazed Raku Tiles

Raku Firing

We spent the day doing  3 raku firings today. It was alot of fun, but also alot of work! Raku firing requires some planning and coordination, so it’s best to plan ahead. Decide the order you want to fire in depending on the types of glazes or raku firing techniques you plan to use. It’s […]