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San Benito County Open Studios 2017 / Couling Studio

Photos from 2017 Open Studios, Cindy Couling’s Home Studio location.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Prepped pottery ready to be raku fired.

Getting ready to Raku! (Because all potters love fire!)

We’re planning a raku firing this weekend. What is it about the smoke, the fire, the stress, the waiting that gets us potters so excited? I guess it’s the ‘not […]

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Final set of ceramic clay matroyoska dolls painted by CIndy Couling.

‘What if’s’ during the ceramic firing process – Pages 08/14/13

Opening the kiln is just like Christmas morning. It’s always a surprise, (and sometimes can also be a little disappointing.). It’s the anticipation. It often takes an entire day for […]

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Matroyoska Ceramic Doll Couling

Matroyoska Ceramic Doll Set – Pages 08/07/14

I’ve been working on a set of ceramic Matroyoska dolls. Note to self, you must learn how to spell it properly and remember the name before you start blogging about […]

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Mixed Media Art Jewelry – Pages 03/01/14

Here are the final Anti-Valentine’s Day Swap charms from the swap I participated in. Everyone came up with some super rad charms! One of the girls made these cool charm […]

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Coloring Book Sketches – Pages 02/14/14

All this talk about bad weather everywhere. I think we need a little sunshine to get us through. 😉

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Anti Valentines Day Charms – Pages 02/08/14

Anti Valentine’s Day Charms Well, it’s been awhile. Here are a couple things I’ve been working on over the past few weeks. Top are some Anti-Valentine mixed media Charms I […]

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Pages 08/08/13

I’ve been posting a few things on Etsy lately. If you are interested, check them out. 🙂 Loteria Charm Bracelet

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Pages 04/12/13

Like to see my work in progress? Come over to FaceBook and say hi! www.facebook.com/cmcouling Here are a few things I’ve been creating in my studio over the past month. […]

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Pages 02/23/13

Like to see my work in progress? Come over to FaceBook and say hi! www.facebook.com/cmcouling Here are some of the things I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. […]

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Pages 02/12/13

Like to see my work in progress?Come over to FaceBook and say hi: www.facebook.com/cmcouling I took a lengthy leave from my blog. Life and work have been busy and I’ve […]

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Pages 10/18/12

I’ve been busy! My blog is neglected. What can I say? I am spending alot more time posting things on FaceBook these days and am wondering if this blog will […]

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Pages 08/15/12

Thought I’d share some pages out of my ideas sketchbook. Sometimes I randomly doodle and alot of times I plan out projects or jot down ideas for future things I […]

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Pages 7/31/12

A few things I’ve been working on. Some altered images I paint, doodle and stamp on. I’ll use those in journal spreads, like the one above. I’m also working on […]

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Pages 7/19/12

I haven’t been blogging much this past month. Work has been busy and prepping for the workshop also kept me busy. Here’s my piece I made at the Amy McDonald […]

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Pages 6/27/12

It’s been busy! I’ve been working on some pages over the past few weeks and I am posting a bunch of items for you guys to look at. Some incorporate […]

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Pages 6/8/12

Aren’t these super cool? These are the self portrait books that Jen Worden put together. Each of us did a self portrait and sent it to Jen. She made these […]

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Pages 6/6/12

It’s been a busy few weeks! I’m posting a few pics of what I’ve been working on in the evenings after work. Three of these are designs for a round […]

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Pages 5/25/12

Here are a few journal pages I did in a friend’s journal recently. Kind of cheeky. lol. They turned out pretty cool. I used a variety of paints, and pens […]

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