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Welcome to Indigojade Art

Art That Makes You Feel Good™

Hi, I'm Lisa Hetrick. I'm so grateful you've stopped by. I am a watercolor artist, maker and product designer focused on creating “Art that Makes You Feel Good.”  I believe we all need a bit of light, love and encouragement in our daily lives. My prints, gifts, products and original canvas art bring word and image together in an inspiring, joyful way.

It is my hope that my art brings more light into your life. May you find pause from the hustle, pure joy and inspiration here. Welcome!


Craft Your Joy Online Classroom

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Create Art that Makes You Feel Good

Classes for Artists, Crafters, Enthusiasts, YOU!Craft Your Joy Online Classes


News + Product Releases

Craft Your Joy and Stamp!

New Stamp Set Release

Hugs + Wildflowers with Gina K. Designs

See my entire line of stamps with Gina K Designs HERE

I believe that taking time for yourself to create something with your hands is one of the most loving things you can do for your well-being. 

I'm thrilled to be helping others craft their joy, spreading positivity and light through handmade papercrafts.


Craft Your Joy Video Tutorials

You can find all my tutorials here and on my YouTube Channel.

 

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Biz Women Rock Podcast Interview

With Katie Krimitsos

I am so grateful, blessed and excited to share my interview with Katie Krimitsos at Biz Women Rock. My business journey, hope, healing and how Indigojade Art was born are all covered in this interview. This interview was so healing! I hope you find it inspirational for your life and/or business journey.

Sharing Artsy Goodness and Inspiration

Artspiration Blog

Controlling the amount of water to watercolor paint

Watercolor Mini Lesson: Creating Color Value with Water to Paint Ratios

Hi Friends! Thanks so much for stopping by. I’m so grateful you’re here. I have a super fun mini tutorial for you today. In this video, I’m sharing how to change the value of watercolor paint by controlling your water to paint ratios.

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No Line Watercolor to Create Painterly Effects

Card Tutorial Mini Watercolor Lesson: No Line Watercoloring to Create Painterly Effects

Today, I’m taking a deeper dive into watercolor for cardmakers AND I’m sharing my step by step technique on how I achieve painterly (no line watercolor) effects with stamped images. I’m covering water to paint ratios, color layering and “getting the glow” with watercolor.

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LIfe Changing Ink Blending

Card Tutorial: Life Changing Ink Blending + Simple Card Design

Today, I’m sharing a clean and simple video with basic ink blending techniques using the Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brushes. Because I’m super heavy handed when I blend inks, this tool has helped me to achieve smoother looks for my card designs.

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Cardmaking with Liquid Watercolors

Card Tutorial: Cardmaking with Liquid Watercolors + Embossed Florals (FREE WATERCOLOR DOWNLOAD)

Today, I’m sharing a SUPER fun card design that’s radiant with color and I’m sharing tips for working with liquid watercolors in your cardmaking and papercrafting projects. There’s a bit of glitz, and watercolor ninja tips in this week’s tutorial.

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Hugs Card Inspiration

Card Tutorial: Stamping Wildflowers with Dye Inks + Real-Life Inspiration

Today, I’m sharing a fun stamping video inspired by real-life wildflowers. And, I have a personal story I share at the beginning of the video. I get a little geeky with some design chatter about card composition and working with die cuts. 

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Spring Watercolor Florals Card Tutorial

Card Tutorial: Spring Watercolor Florals Using Distress Oxides + Gina K Designs Inks

Today, I have a fun watercolor video that’s inspired by spring and all the colors that are finally starting to explode after a long winter. I’m sharing watercolor techniques with distress oxides and Gina K Designs dye-based inks.

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