steps 7, The Art of Drawing Optical Illusions
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How to Draw 3D Steps

Have you ever wondered how to make your drawings pop and come to life?  Learn how to draw 3D steps with The Art of Drawing Optical Illusions. 1.Start by sketching a rectangle. Draw two vertical lines, making sure the spacing Read More

Wall Mount Shelf, PVC and Pipe Engineer
Mixed Media
Mixed Media

PVC Wall-Mounted Shelf

Looking for a creative way to decorate your home?  Create your unique PVC Wall-Mounted Shelf from PVC and Pipe Engineer! Same old, same old! So many shelf units available at an affordable price look so similar. Want something Read More

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Christmas
Christmas

Gift Guide: Best Books for Artists & Crafters

What do you buy for someone who can make almost anything themselves? We've put together a list of awesome art and craft books that will keep crafters busy long after they're unwrapped. CREATIVE LETTERING AND BEYOND ART & STATIONARY Read More

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Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Adding Embroidery to Your Collages

Add an eye catching design to your collage projects with this embroidery technique from If You Can Cut, You Can Collage. It's the perfect way to add fun details with and texture to your designs. As much as paper on paper makes for Read More

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Design
Design

What are Complex Colors?

There's more to colors then shade, tint and hue. Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, takes a look deeper look at color in The Complete Color Harmony, Pantone Edition. Colors that display variation in Read More

Monogram 6, Lettering with Purpose
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Floral Watercolor Monogram

Learn to create a floral watercolor monogram with Lettering with Purpose! In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a beautiful, hand-lettered floral watercolor monogram. These make wonderful personalized gifts for family and Read More

books 2, Just for Fun: Perspective
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Perspective With Three Visible Sides

Get some perspective with Just for Fun: Perspective! Here's how to draw an object with 3 visible signs. When you move the cube off its center, a third side appears. If one of the edges remains aligned with the center vertical Read More

Paisley 5, Mehndi for the Inspired Artist
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

4 Traditional Henna Designs

Mehndi for the Inspired Artist teaches you to create modern and traditional mehndi designs and incorporate them into DIY art projects. Practice your technique with these 4 henna designs. When it comes to creating henna Read More

Succulent Complete, Kawaii Doodle Class
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How to Draw a Kawaii Succulent

The Japanese word "kawaii" translates to cute, which is exactly what this succulent is! Follow the simple step-by-step instructions from Kawaii Doodle Class to draw your own adorable succulent. 1.Draw an incomplete Read More

paint markers finished, Creative Marker Art and Beyond
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Mirroring Marker Art

Creative Marker Art and Beyond shows you how to transform everyday objects into interesting pieces of art. Follow the steps below to turn a simple mirror into marker art! Drawing directly on a mirror using a limited color palette Read More

Flower 1, Expressive Flower Painting
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Creative Warm-Up: Two Handed Speed Drawings with Music

Expressive Flower Painting shows us how painting with a burst of musical energy can get our creativity moving!  Try this creative warm-up using two handed speed drawings with music. Thirty-second drawing “Nothing great was ever achieved Read More