Map pendant, Bead-Making Lab
Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Map Pendants

Are you traveling this summer? Looking for a way to remember your trips? Bead-Making Lab shows you how to turn recycled maps into beautiful beads. Pick any location you like, follow the steps below, and you'll soon have your own map Read More

Sandals, 20 WAYS TO DRAW A SHOE
Design
Design

Walk This Way: 20 Ways to Draw a Shoe

You can tell a lot about a person by their shoes.  They're a direct representation of what they're doing that day and what their personality is. 20 Ways to Draw a Shoe shows you how to give each different type of shoe the character it (and Read More

alphadoodles
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

How to Tangle Using the Alphabet

Learn to tangle using the alphabet with the help of The Art of Fashion Tangling! Buy from an Online Retailer US:           UK:        The Art of Fashion Tangling is the perfect resource to provide hours of fashion fun Read More

City, TANGLED TRAVEL
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Color Rests

Tangling is something you can do anywhere, so tangling and traveling go hand-in-hand.  But what do you do with that big empty background space when you're focusing on the others aspects of your art?  Tangled Travels: 52 Drawings to Finish Read More

Peacock, The Art of Chalk
Resources for Artists
Resources for Artists

Street Painters: The Performers

Would you spend hours creating a masterpiece with the knowledge that it will soon be destroyed?  That's exactly what artists who create street art with chalk do.  The Art of Chalk shows us exactly what it means to be a street Read More

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Family Crafts
Family Crafts

Easy Fingerprint Art for Kids

Painting doesn't have to be complicated! You can create adorable fantasy characters with just the tips of your fingers. Check it out below! https://youtu.be/yEeaeDnI_Sc Buy from an Online Read More

RubberBandDay6
Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Make a Many-Thing Shooter for Rubber Band Day

Happy Rubber Band Day! On this day in 1845 British inventor Stephen Perry received a patent for the rubber band. Rubber bands can be used for a myriad of things...like creating fun gadgets. That's exactly what Lance Akiyama's new Read More

Japanese Culture, Urban Sketching Handbook
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Sketching Food Rituals

Experiencing a culture through its food is a must when traveling.  Documenting a trip with sketches is a fun way to relive memories, so why not combine the two?  Urban Sketching Handbook: Reportage and Documentary Drawing shows us Read More

Negative shape finish, Water Paper Paint: A Creative Card-Painting Kit
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Creating Negative Shapes

It's time to experiment!  Grab your watercolors and some tape and bring your creativity. Water Paper Paint: A Creative Card-Painting Kit, guides you through creating negative shapes using simple tools you have around the house. Use Read More

pretty_peonies_the_art_of_making_paper_flowers_quarto_creates
Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Pretty Paper Peonies

Brighten up your space with the colors of spring with these beautiful paper peonies from The Art of Paper Flowers! The best part? They last forever! According to Greek mythology, the peony is named after Paeon, the physician to the Read More

Red Hand, Figure Drawing for Artists
Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Drawing Hands, Arms and Elbows

Drawing the human figure can be challenging, especially capturing the complex ways the body moves.  Figure Drawing for Artists breaks it down and shows you how to draw each part of the body individually. Try these exercises for Read More