Wow! That is all I can say after the second day of Creating a BJD doll with Apryl Jensen. She shows such a simple way for creating such amazing dolls. I can’t wait to get mine done.

Today we covered the torso, hands and feet. Tomorrow we will put the doll together, get some paint done.

If you ever thought about sculpting a BJD, you need this course

sculpting a BJD


bjd torso tutorial

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How to Make Ball Jointed Dolls with Apryl Jehnsen. Today was our first day of this course. People loved Apryl’s style. She created a pixie face.

Not without some issues. We had some streaming problems out of our control. But tomorrow she will recap and move to the next phase.

By the end of the How to Make Ball Jointed Dolls course, people will have learned how to build a full doll.

How to Make Ball Jointed Dolls

bjd doll course

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We are really excited today! Karen Baker is back and this time she will show us how to create costumes for art dolls.

She also brought her 3 latest creations: See nothing, hear nothing, say nothing. They are awesome and so fitting since we are close to Halloween.

This is a 3 days course so be sure to tune in for the next 3 days. Get your needle ready!

Costuming Art Dolls is live here

Details for the course Costuming Art Dolls is here

Karen Baker Art Dolls

halloween art doll

costumes for art dolls

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It is early and we are getting ready for day 2 of Mixed Media Watercolor Animals with Kenzie Galbraith.

Day 1 was fantastic and people learned a lot. Today she will add the landscapes to the animals.

if you missed this one it is a good thing you can still get the mixed media watercolor animals on demand and have lifetime access.

Just saying.

Watercolour Painting Course

Watercolor lion

Drawing grid

Kenzie Galbraith


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We started today the Mixed Media Watercolor Course with Kenzie Galbraith. She makes gorgeous animals that look amazing on a wall and even on a tattoo.

Plus she uses all kinds of cool pencils, gouache and watercolor.

This first day she is teaching people how to draw the animals. She started with the grid system and some other two options of drawing the animals in an easy way


Jake, our director working as the host today.



watercolour bear

watercolour animal

Mixed Media Watercolor Animals

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We are having a blast with Bangle Bracelet Wire Weaving course. Artist Kathy Hacking is really fun to watch and her explanations are so clear. We also loved the booklet she prepared for this class. So many pictures and details!

Here is just a sneak peak on the pieces she is making.

wire wrapping

wire jewelry

wire wrapping bracelet

wire and beads

All this and more plus she still has one more day of Bracelet Wire Weaving online course

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Talk about a huge success! Deanna Baugh rocked the house. Thousands of people from all around the World came to see  Weaving on the Rigid Heddle Loom live online course.

No questions were left unanswered and she showed how to weave a beautiful scarf on the rigid heddle loom.

She showed a nice selection of options to weave on the rigid heddle loom. She loves to make dish towels and a lot of our audience does too. That never crossed my mind.

Weave dish towel

Rigid heddle towel


The beautiful scarf Deanna created in the rigid heddle loom online course

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Rigid Heddle table runner

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This was a very fun 3 day course that you can get on-demand at Curious Mondo. Rigid Heddle Loom Course


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Jodi McRaney-Rusho is on the third day of her course Fusing glass for the Holidays. So many ideas, so much covered.

She started with Halloween today and a Fused Glass Skeleton that glows in the dark. Then a fused glass skull that is really cool. Incredible that you can make these things with fused glass.

Fused Glass Skeleton

fused glass skull

Then she made a few pieces to Hanukkah. The minora was my favorite.

Fused glass minora

Fused Glass stars

And of course, the last class has to be about Christmas.

The self-standing fused glass Christmas tree is always a hit!

Fused glass Christmas tree

And the moving fused glass dove is to die for.

Fused Glass Dove

One of our students said: Nancy de : The 3-day course covered 31 projects and 17 patterns.

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Jodi McRaney-Rusho is going full force with her course Fusing Glass for the Holidays.

Some very cool ideas for Father’s day, Great options if you sell your glass art, some 4th of July glass gift options, and an awesome glow in the dark ghost and Zombies for Halloween glass art.

Father's day glass gift

Father’s day glass saver

4th of July glass art

4th of July wind chime

Fused Glass Gift

Fish for Easter

Glass art gift

Soap container

glass ghost

Self-Standing glass ghost

Self-standing glass star

Of courses all pieces come with patterns found in the student’s area.

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Need some glass fusing ideas? Here are a few glass pieces for you to make for the holidays.

At Curious Mondo you always find a source of inspiration. Below a few pieces of our 3 day course on Glass fusing for the Holidays

Fused glass classJodi McRaney-Rusho started today her course on Glass fusing for the Holidays. So many pieces and so cute! Here is a sneak peak of her pieces for today:

fusing glass class

courses on glass art

fusing glass course

You can access the course here: Glass Fusing for the Holidays

Fusing glass course

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