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.

Ask An Expert: What’s the Best Way to Use End Papers?

Ask an Expert Shadra Strickland

In Ask An Expert we share advice directly from our experts, in response to popular questions asked by our members. Join along now as award-winning illustrator and Craftsy instructor of The Art of the Picture Book, Shadra Strickland shares ways you can use end papers, the difference between storyboards and dummies, tips for transitioning from writing to drawing and more!

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Enter the #ShowUsYourHands Contest!

Craftsy's #ShowUsYourHands Contest

Enter Craftsy's #ShowUsYourHands Contest — two weeks only! Create your very own masterpiece featuring hands and upload it 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 drawings of hands and figures here.

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Giveaway! Win Expert Patrick Connors’ Class and Artwork

Craftsy Drawing Perspective Giveaway

Enter our giveaway for your chance to win notecards featuring artist and Craftsy instructor Patrick Connors' original work. Plus, our winner will also receive Patrick's online Craftsy class, Perspective in Landscape Drawing (a $39.99 value). Click to enter here by August 11, 2014!

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Ask an Expert: What’s the Best Way to Draw Fur in Shadowed Areas?

Ask an Expert

Welcome to the Craftsy blog's Sunday drawing series! In Ask An Expert we share advice directly from our experts, in response to popular questions asked by our members. In this edition of our weekly series, professional artist Matt Rota explains how to draw perfect circles, fur in shadows and much more.

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Ask an Expert: The Right Way to Remove Debris from Drawings

Ask an Expert Patrick Connors

In Ask An Expert we share advice directly from our experts, in response to popular drawing questions asked by our members. So be sure to submit your questions and tune in every week for answers. In this edition of our weekly drawing series, professional artist Patrick Connors stops by the blog to explain the best way to remove debris from your work and get back to drawing. Plus, he talks about the benefits of the helpful yet often misunderstood kneaded eraser.

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Enter to Win the #CraftsyCityscape Contest!

Ben Image

Announcing the #CraftsyCityscape Contest — one week only! Submit your own cityscape, real or imagined, featuring any part of any place — from a view of your home to your town's main strip or your favorite vacation spot. Enter today 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 work with perspective techniques right here.

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Ask an Expert: Are You Sharpening Your Pencils the Wrong Way?

Ask an Expert

Welcome to the Craftsy blog's new Sunday drawing series! In Ask An Expert we share advice directly from our experts, in response to popular questions asked by our members. Join along now as Craftsy instructor of Drawing With Colored Pencils, Lisa Dinhofer stops by to dispel pencil sharpening myths, shares shading tips for realistic results and much more!

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