Kimberly Wiener

Name: Kimberly Wiener

From: Kirkland, Washington State, USA

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When did you first start drawing/experimenting with inks/ crafting? I have always loved drawing and crafting. I began blogging and really crafting again in 2008 in preparation for my upcoming wedding. I had an amazing time as I ended up planning and doing the entire planning and coordination, starting with the save the dates and invites, as well as the cupcake stand, table pieces and all of the outdoor décor.

What made you start? I have always loved drawing and making things, though a cherished memory really encouraged me to continue. It was when I was about 7 or so, my great grandmother would encourage me to enter local grocery store coloring contests when I visited her. I would come back to visit and she would tell me that I had won a contest and we would celebrate with ice cream. I loved that comradery and support. Okay... it was the ice cream!

Are you a full-time artist or is this a hobby that you love to do? Creating is a hobby due to my obligations to my fabulous family, though I truly wish I was able to create 100% of the time!

What inspires your art? Bright color is usually where I am most inspired. This crafty network of friends and people I have met along the

What’s your top tip for marker art/lettering/alcohol inks? My top tip is to test your colors as well as test layers of colors on a swatch paper using the same paper you wish to create on. This will ensure you get the color results you are looking for.

What is your favourite Spectrum Noir product? I love the Tri-Blends, however I think my TOP fave is the Aqua Markers because the colors are so intense!

When did you start working on the Spectrum Noir design team? I started working on the design team spring 2019!