Blend Dye Inks to Create Colorful Backgrounds for Your Cards

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Paper Crafts |

Make the most of your colored inks by learning how to blend colors to create a gradient that looks like you used more colors of ink than you actually did!

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Landscape Photography: Using Long Exposure To Create Emotion

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Photography |

Have you ever thought about using longer exposures when making your landscape photos? The use of long exposures can completely change the look and feel, the emotion if you will, of the photograph, giving the same scene two completely different looks and eliciting very different emotions from the viewer. Check out how long exposure can rendered images in totally unexpected ways.

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5 Handy Tricks for Painting With Acrylic Matte Medium

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Painting |

If you've ever used acrylic paints, you might be familiar with the different mediums you can mix in. Here are 5 different ways you can use matte medium to get you started using this versatile tool in your acrylic paintings.

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Jewelry Making Terms You Should Know + A Fun Quiz to Test Your Knowledge

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Jewelry Making |

Have you ever admired handmade jewelry and wondered what techniques the jeweler used to create the piece? If so, we're here to help you hone your eye! Read on for tips on how to identify different jewelry making techniques, then scroll down for a fun quiz to test your jewelry making IQ!

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How to Make a FBA (Full Bust Adjustment) on Princess Seams

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Sewing |

A full bust adjustment sounds like a tedious technique, but believe me, it's very easy to do and can save you a lot of fitting problems! With this step-by-step photo tutorial, you'll see how simple it is.

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Knitting in Color: Choosing Colors for Your Knitting Project

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Knitting |

Knitting with multiple colors can be tricky business, and sometimes the hardest part is getting started with the right colors. Check out these helpful tips on selecting yarn color to make the process of staring your next colorful knit project less stressful.

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Form & Function: Learn How to Draw the Human Body With a FREE eGuide!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Drawing |

Rendering the human form has inspired drawings for literally thousands of years. And learning to draw the form and function of this stunningly complex and beautiful figure is truly a skill worth mastering. Discover how to draw the human figure and reach your drawing potential with a FREE downloadable eGuide — Drawing the Human Body: A Primer.

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