Meet Amanda Knapp & Bebe Butler of 21 SECRETS Fall!



From now until October 1st, every Friday here at Dirty Footprints Studio, Hali Karla the new 21 SECRETS Creative Director, is honoring the amazing teachers of 21 SECRETS Fall  by personally introducing each of them to you here! We are certain that you will love these artists as much as we do! Be sure to check out each artist’s links & come join us in 21 SECRETS Fall this October!

There’s just something special about the perspective and tips an Art Therapist brings to keeping an art journal – they keep it real, practical, fun and have a way of just trusting the process. That’s why we’re so excited to have Amanda Knapp joining us in 21 Secrets Fall! Not only does she bring her experience guiding others to use creativity for insight and health, but she is devoted to keeping an active creative practice for her own growth, joy and awareness as well. She knows the wonder to be found in simple creative techniques, and will guide us into our own intuitive insight in her workshop, Black and White Poetic Wonder!

Read Amanda’s official bio HERE and visit her at her brand new blog HERE.

I have to be honest… I may or may not have been stalking Bebe’s beautiful art journal pages on flickr for almost two years now! So I just knew I’d be inviting her to join us in 21 SECRETS, and I was more than a bit giddy when she said YES! It’s obvious in her dreamy imagery that she is a soulful person, but what you may not know is that she is one of those artists that inspiration will not let sit still – she has to create – and does so through story-telling, mask-making, performance and writing, as well as mixed media! In her workshop Play Marries Reflection (a blissful union), we will get the chance to explore her favorite techniques and perspective to create a meaningful spread.

Read Bebe’s official bio HERE and check out her website HERE.

21 Secrets Fall is on sale now!

GO HERE for more info!

Meet me here next Friday when I introduce Brian Kasstle and Carolyn Dube!


This beautiful post was written by Hali Karla, the 21 SECRETS Creative Director.

Hali is an artist passionate about cultivating holistic creativity. She enjoys gathering artists, healers and visionaries for collaborations, workshops and circles. Her soulful perspective and background as a nurse offers a meaningful framework for how she guides others, which has been described as nurturing safe space for truth-telling, healing and courageous transformation. Celebrating our wholeness through imagery and presence, she encourages trust in body, nature, and intuitive expression as a way toward vitality and joy. Grounding in her own daily creative practice, you can see her current musings at

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