Scratch-and-create-quarto-knows
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

What is Scratch & Create?

Are you an avid adult coloring book fan? Do you love to doodle? Like scratch tickets? We have just the thing for you! Our new Scratch & Create series helps to unwind your mind and release your creative side. Each page includes metallic Read More

forest 5, Artistry Pen & Ink
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Using Texture in Pen & Ink Drawings

It's important to utilize texture in your pen and ink drawings to create depth. Artistry Pen & Ink shows you how to use different techniques to create a whimsical forest scene using pen and ink. Here I use hatching, crosshatching, Read More

Dangle bookmark 2, The Art of Drawing Dangles
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Easy Dangle Bookmark

A dangle is a string of illustrated charms you can use to decorate. The Art of Drawing Dangles provides tons of fun dangle projects, including this bookmark. When you’re drawing a dangle bookmark, begin by outlining the size and Read More

Color wheel, Acrylic: Landscapes
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Acrylic: Color Basics

Acrylic: Landscape helps you to get down to the basics so we can paint a beautiful landscape in acrylic. A basic knowledge of color and color relationships is essential in learning how to paint. One of the easiest ways to approach color Read More

Lined letter quote, oscar wilde, Hand Lettering A to Z
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Hand Lettering Inspo

Are you looking for an artistic outlet that is genuine to you and you alone?  Look through Hand Lettering A to Z for inspiration and then use your own handwriting to create works of art. Your hand lettering contains a little bit of Read More

beeswax candle bowl, Beekeeper's Lab
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Beautiful Beeswax Candle Bowls

Are you looking for a creative gift or unique statement piece for your own home? Beekeeper's Lab shows you how to make 52 creative activities and experiments using beeswax.  Below is a step by step guide on how to make beautiful beeswax Read More

Frida, Folk Art Fusion
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

10 Amazing Folk Art Designs for Inspiration

Are you interested in creating your own folk art but don't know where to get started? The world is your oyster!  Folk Art Fusion provides you with tons if inspiration from folk art featuring different cultures from around the world, Read More

Boat, Beginning Oil
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Tips for Painting Using Mood And Atmosphere

Have you ever wondered how the master's evoke different emotions with their oil paintings? Beginning Oil shows you just how to accomplish that by teaching you the importance of lighting and shadows. As a painter, you are the director of Read More

Dangle Earth Mandala, The Art of Drawing Dangles
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Darling Dangles for Your Bullet Journal

Are you someone who loves journaling, scrapbooking and/or planning?  Or are you someone who would love to be organized enough to journal, scrapbook and/or plan?  Your first stop is The Art of Drawing Dangles where we are walked through step Read More

composition-1, The Art of Chalk
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Developing and Refining a Composition

The Art of Chalk shows you how to create incredible designs, font, and art using chalk. Before you start creating, take a crash course in composition. Once an artist has an idea of what he or she wants to draw—having explored the subject Read More

frisket, Pen & Ink Playbook
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Get Creative with Negative Space

Are you looking for a way to get creative with your illustrations?  Explore the concept of negative space and see what types of motifs you come up with in Pen & Ink Playbook! Frisket is a masking fluid or adhesive paper typically Read More