Wednesday, January 29, 2014

HeART Felt Cards Available

Please check out my Valentine's Day cards at the Lansing Art Gallery! They are off white blank cards, enhanced with gesso and watercolor paints & crayons. Each one is unique, special and frameable! Let your friends know next month how special they are to you. LAG is at 119 North Washington, Lansing MI, next to Kositcheck's and the YMCA, 517. 374.5400.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Entangled Valentines!

Join me at SmittenDust Studio on Sunday, January 26th, to create tangled Valentine's Day cards! $20.00 fee includes supplies and FUN!  1:00-3:00PM--pay online at U there!

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Fun Hearts! a Heart Bookmark

Word For Today from Bill Cosby

"Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it."

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Jacqueline Sullivan of Cincinnati, Ohio

On Saturday, the 18th, I took a wonderfully inspiring class with Jacqueline Sullivan, artist, at SmittenDust Studio in Dimondale.  She guided us to create fascinating, unique journals from one sheet of watercolor paper--exciting    It was the first time I have used Sumi ink and walnut ink--eye opening!! What a great opportunity for us happy students--many thanks to Jacqueline.
Journal Cover

Back cover of journal

Flap of one page opened up

Ink marks on the right

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Just a thought...

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
― Francis Bacon

Friday, January 17, 2014

Join me for Tangled Card Making!

Enjoy making Zentangle®-inspired Valentine’s Day cards with
blank cards, markers and metallic pens. 
$20.00 class fee includes all supplies like cards, envelopes and inspiration with Jane Reiter, CZT!
The only requirement is having completed one
Introduction to Zentangle class with a CZT.
Pre-registration required at

Thursday, January 23, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Sunday, January 26, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Class meets at SmittenDust Studio in beautiful downtown Dimondale, 257 South Bridge Street.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014


I have been awarded a grant of $1350.00 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The grant was awarded through the MCACA peer review process and was one of 233 applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2014 funding.

The MCACA mini-grant funds an exciting continuing education event! I will be able to attend “Tangle University 2014” in Portland, Maine, April 25-27, along with other Certified Zentangle Teachers (CZT).  The Arts Council of Greater Lansing funded a Chris Clark Fellowship in 2012 so that I could attend a Certified Zentangle Teacher training seminar.  “Tangle University 2014” is a professional development situation that is restricted to CZT’s only.  I believe that this experience will make me a better teacher, along with providing many networking opportunities and much creative stimulation.  Find out more at my blog, or on Facebook, “Jane Reiter, Artist.”

The MCACA peer review process allows for each grant application to be competitively considered by a panel of in-state and out-of-state arts and culture professionals. This ensures the taxpayers, who support this project through legislative appropriations, and all other visitors or residents in Michigan will have access to the highest quality arts and cultural experiences.

A complete list of grant awards around the state is available by contacting MCACA at 517.241.4011, or on the website at

Visioning for 2014

I absolutely LOVED the Vision Board class with Tricia Headley on the 4th--thank you to Tricia and SmittenDust Studio in Dimondale, Michigan!! We worked on what we wish to manifest for the new year.  What a wonderful exercise and experience--best way to begin 2014!!