ahoy, The Joy of Lettering
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Coastal Hand Lettering

Ahoy coastal lovers!  Do you want to bring your love of the ocean into your home or maybe give it as a gift? The Joy of Lettering shows you how to master many different type styles, including coastal lettering. Coastal lettering Read More

rabbit 6, The 1-Minute Artist
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Got A Minute? Draw this Rabbit!

Think you can't draw? Give this minute tutorial a try! The 1-Minute Artist shows you how little time it takes to open ourselves up to creativity and quickly draw a frog, rabbit and many more cartoons. Follow along to see how to draw a Read More

waterscape-finished, Oil and Acrylic
Resources for Educators
Resources for Educators

How to Capture Natural Texture in Your Painting

Paint color, application, and brush choice all play a role in creating, or suggesting, texture. Oil and Acrylic shows you how to capture natural textures using basic techniques. Here are a few of our favorites: Start with a Read More

drawing_the_female_figure_draw_fashion_now
Resources for Artists
Resources for Artists

Drawing The Female Figure for Fashion

Drawing the human figure can be daunting, so where do you begin? The basics of course! Draw Fashion Now shows you how to draw a female figure in this step-by-step guide, with tips on keeping your figure proportionate so you can sketch the Read More

Ballpoint Pens, Art of Ballpoint
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Scribbling for Creative Inspiration

Let your creative mind loose with Art of Ballpoint! Learn how to not only create art using a ballpoint pen, but how to find your creativity through fun art exercises. The idea of this assignment is not to think, but draw.  Let the Read More

texture, New Ceramic Surface Design
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Ceramic Surface Design: Texture

Adding a simple decorative touch can take your ceramic projects from drab to fab! New Ceramic Surface Design shows you how to create texture with this fun stamping technique. Creating your own stamp out of clay is an exciting way to Read More

gail, The Urban Sketching Handbook
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

One-point Perspective

In The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective we learn the basics we need to know in order to sketch on the go!  Below are some examples of one-point perspective. In each of these sketches, we are looking perpendiculary at Read More

horse 5, The Art of Painting Animals
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How To Paint A Horse in Acrylic

It's difficult to capture the spirit of your subject when painting an animal. The Art of Painting Animals takes you through the process of painting a horse, offering tips and tricks along the way. Horse with Kate Tugwell This Read More

manga 3, Beginning Manga
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How to Design Manga Characters

Are you ready to create your own manga characters?  Beginning Manga shows you the steps you need to take to portray emotion and create unique manga characters. Characters can have many different face shapes, hairstyles, and body Read More

Entangle finished, The Great Zentangle Book
Resources for Parents
Resources for Parents

Valentine’s Day Zentangle

Are you looking for a unique way to decorate your Valentine's Day cards? The Luv-A Zentangle from The Great Zentangle Book will allow you to relax while creating a card for your Valentine. I love Luv-A because it has a Read More

whimsical_fox_imagine_a_forest
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Decorate with this Darling Folk Art Fox!

Transform your everyday world into a whimsical Eastern European fairy tale with illustrator Dinara Mirtalipova's gorgeous folk art designs! Get step-by-step instructions on how to draw a darling folk art fox in Imagine a Forest, and use to Read More