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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Expressive Painting: Reflections

How do you make a watercolor stand out? Try adding reflections! In Expressive Painting we see how to make our paintings alive. Reflections add energy and color to a scene. They can suggest an afternoon rainstorm or help make the Read More

CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY WITH QUARTO! (3)
Family Crafts
Family Crafts

Celebrate Mother’s Day!

Mother's Day is just around the corner and we're sharing fun activities and recipes to help mom celebrate! Now through May 13th, get 35% off your order with the code MOM18. Dream Big Dreams https://youtu.be/iJQrWkTGcWw Get Read More

Flower shapes, The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How to Draw Basic Flower Shapes

Have you ever wanted to render nature realistically?  Now you can draw the beauty of botanicals with The Art of Botanical & Bird Illustration, starting with learning to draw basic flower shapes. There are many shapes and sizes of Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Badass Babe Wanted Poster

What badassery are you wanted for? Badass Babe Workbook author Julie Van Grol talks about the bounty on Eleanor Roosevelt's head and how that inspired an exercise in her book in the video below. https://youtu.be/sRD9prbesrE Now it's Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Q&A with Women Design author Libby Sellers

Libby Sellers is a design historian, consultant and former senior curator of the Design Museum, London. In her upcoming book, Women Design, she profiles a selection of the most dynamic female designers from the modern era, showcasing their Read More

Author of Badass Babe Workbook
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Q&A with Badass Babe Workbook author Julie van Grol

Julie Van Grol is an illustrator and instructor based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She started a project on Instagram called "100 Days of Badass Babes" where she shared and illustrated 100 powerhouse women. This was the inspiration behind Read More

Excerpt from I Know a Woman-Claude Cahun
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

I Know a Woman: Claude Cahun

Kate Hodges graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Print Journalism. She has over 20 years writing experience on magazines, having been a staffer on publications including The Face, Bizarre, Just Seventeen, Smash Read More

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Family Crafts
Family Crafts

How to Sew a Cape for Your Super Kid

Whether you have a young heroine that needs cuffs that give her super strength, or a pirate sea captain that needs his hat specially made, Lane Huerta's Superhero Sewing has project for every situation. Start off by giving your little one Read More

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Design
Design

Women Design: Aino Marsio-Aalto

Libby Seller's book, Women Design, profiles a selection of the most dynamic female designers from the modern era. We had a chance to chat with her about her book and her experience as a woman in the design world. We asked her if there is a Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

The Power of Women Giveaway

Happy Women's History Month! All month, we're highlighting our female authors and illustrators, as well as books about historic women across a myriad of industries. Enter below for a chance to win a copy of Scratch & Create: Amazing Read More

Author of Superhero Sewing Projects--Lane Huerta
Family Crafts
Family Crafts

Q&A with Superhero Sewing Author Lane Huerta

Lane Huerta is a mom and the owner of Lovelane Designs, a noted independent maker of imaginative, silk-screened playwear. Her book Superhero Sewing teaches you how to help your kids look the part for their imaginative play with 20 sewing Read More