Los Angeles River, Expressive Painting
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

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

Badass-Babe-Wanted-Poster
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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

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
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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

9781631593949
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

Hummingbird Finished, Origami Animals Super Paper Pack
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Fold an Origami Hummingbird in 12 Easy Steps

Learn the ancient Japanese art of paper folding and fold an origami hummingbird in 12 easy steps from Origami Animals Super Paper Pack! 1. Begin by folding the basic form 2. Fold the old crow  through Step 5. 3. Fold the flamingo Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

DIY Mehndi Inspired Picture Frame

Follow the steps below and create a Mehndi inspired picture frame from Mehndi for the Inspired Artist. Use henna art to beautify a picture frame that will make a great gift or a lovely addition to your home. Materials • Acrylic Read More

Songbird, Folk Art Fusion: Americana
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How to Paint a Folk-Art Songbird

With their bright red feathers and distinctive song, cardinals are one of the most recognizable birds in North America. Learn how to paint one with a folky, Americana feel with Folk Art Fusion: Americana. Growing up, my mother placed Read More