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

Lemon Yellow, Portfolio: Beginning Color Mixing
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Color Mixing: Learning Your Palette

Mixing paints to get the perfect color can be trickier than you think. Begin learning your palette with these tips and tricks from Portfolio: Beginning Color Mixing! "Instead of trying to render what I see before me, I use color in a Read More

Manifest complete, Create Your Life Book
Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Manifest Wishes and Hopes with this Dream Board

How are those New Year's resolutions going? Take control of your life and manifest your dreams into reality with this cool dream board project from Create Your Life Book! A dream board—also called a vision board, a Read More

Bible journaling, Faith Journaling for the Inspired Artist
Resources for Parents
Resources for Parents

What is Bible Journaling?

Are you an artist looking to bring God into your creative work?  Learn what Bible journaling is and how to do it from Faith Journaling for the Inspired Artist. If you’re new to the concept of Bible journaling, you may be wondering what Read More

Starry night soap, The Complete Photo Guide to Soap Making
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

3 Handmade Soaps for Gift Giving

Try your hand at giving handmade soaps this year for the holidays.  Below are 3 handmade soaps from The Complete Photo Guide to Soap Making to get you started! SWIRLED HAND-MILLED SOAP BARS Some swirling is possible with Read More

Gift tags 6, Creative Folk Art and Beyond
Family Crafts
Family Crafts

Folk-Patterned Gift Tags

Are you looking to add that personal touch to your holiday gifts this year?  Create your own Folk-Patterned Gift Tags from Creative Folk Art and Beyond. Gift tags featuring folk-art patterns make a lovely, handmade addition to a Read More

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

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