Posts by Megan

Inspired at an early age to craft, Megan grew up darning her socks with her grandmother and sewing imitation Beanie Babies because her parents rightly refused to buy them for her. Though, these days, she dabbles more with doodles and photos than thread. Megan is thrilled to be part of the Craftsy team and is excited to hone her skills with the Craftsy community.

Enter to Win the #CraftsyCharacters Contest!

Title Image for #CraftsyCharacters Illustration Contest

Announcing the #CraftsyCharacters Contest— one week only! Submit your own character illustrations today, from people to animals to a totally imagined creature. Enter for your chance to have your work featured on the Craftsy blog and win a Craftsy class of your choice! Plus, instantly download our FREE primer for improving your character illustrations here.

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Enter to Win Craftsy’s #FlowerPower Contest!

Craftsy#FlowerPower Drawing Contest

Announcing the #FlowerPower Contest — one week only! Submit your own single bloom or a stunning bouquet today to enter for your chance to have your work featured on the Craftsy blog and win a Craftsy class of your choice! Plus, instantly download our FREE Creating Flowers in Mixed Media eGuide for improving all your floral-inspired illustrations.

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Ask an Expert: Do You Know the Best Supplies for Drawing Realistic Faces?

Ask an Expert

In Ask An Expert we share advice directly from our experts, in response to popular questions asked by our members. So be sure to submit your questions and tune in every week for answers. Join Craftsy instructor of Drawing Facial Features, Gary Faigin as he shares answers and essential tips for improving your drawings of faces.

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Enter to Win Craftsy’s #WaterWonders Contest!

Craftsy's #WaterWonders Drawing Contest Title Image

Announcing Craftsy's #WaterWonders Contest — one week only! Submit your own artwork featuring water, from the fishpond down the street to a gorgeous waterfall to a thirst-quenching cup resting on your patio table. Enter today for your chance to have your work featured on the Craftsy blog and win a $50 gift card for Dick Blick Fine Art Materials and a Craftsy class of your choice! Plus, instantly download our FREE primer for realistically drawing water here.

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Giveaway! Win Cotty Kilbanks’ Manga Essentials

Manga Giveaway on Craftsy

We’re offering a Craftsy class- Drawing Anime Style, a 12-pack of copic markers and Cotty Kilbanks’ beautifully illustrated e-book, Ozzy the Octopus Learns about Tingshas, (more than a $100 value) for our wonderful Craftsy blog readers to win! Read more to find out how to enter the giveaway.

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Ask an Expert: Drapery Demystified

Ask an Expert Matt Weigle

Get advice from our drawing experts in Ask an Expert every Sunday! In this week's edition, professional artist Matt Weigle joins us to explain the best way to get a long tip on your pencils for more clarity when drawing, the difference between types of pencils, what terminator edges are and much more. Come learn how to improve your drawings!

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Ask an Expert: What’s the Best Way to Preserve Drawings?

Ask an Expert Jennifer Gennari

Get advice directly from our drawing experts in Ask an Expert every Sunday! In this edition of our weekly series, professional artist Jennifer Gennari explains the best way to preserve your drawings, when to use a blending stump, how to get dark, even tones with charcoal and more. Come discover the answers!

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Ask an Expert: What’s a Core Shadow?

Ask an Expert Rob Zeller

In Ask An Expert we share advice directly from our experts, in response to popular drawing questions asked by our members. In this edition of our weekly drawing series, professional artist Rob Zeller explains core shadow, types of pencils and how to draw facial features. Come discover the answers!

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