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

knife, Acrylic: Landscapes
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

9 Acrylic Painting Techniques

Are you looking for some beginner tips on how to paint with Acrylic? Landscapes guides you through techniques that will help you get started. Learn to manipulate acrylic paint to create a wide range of strokes, textures, and interesting Read More

creating_a_landscape_with_texture_and_marks4
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Creating a Landscape with Texture

Give your drawing depth and dimension with this fun exercise from Art of Ballpoint. By simply using texture and marks you can create an incredible landscape drawing. Marks in a drawing can be assigned to specific surfaces to Read More

Chalk on the Wild Side
Resources for Parents
Resources for Parents

Summertime Crafts: Ice Chalk

Sidewalk chalk has been a summer pastime for what seems like forever. In Chalk on the Wild Side we see how to take sidewalk chalk and add a new element... ice. Nothing beats playing with ice chalk on a hot summer afternoon, because Read More

silent-beach-drawing-clam-quarto-creates
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

3 Art Projects to Relax, Refresh, and Refocus

There's something about making art that is both calming and inspiring. It allows you to clear your mind and let your imagination run wild. These 3 art projects from Drawing Calm will help you relax, refresh, and refocus. Dream House Read More