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Lighten Up! How to Use a Kneaded Eraser for Charcoal Drawings

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Drawing |

Instead of using an eraser to correct mistakes, kneaded erasers help give charcoal drawings life! This simple tutorial examines the tool and shows you how to create a detailed subtractive drawing.

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Wonderful Water: Mimic Watercolors Using Pen and Wash Painting

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Do you love watercolor painting? What about drawing with a pen? Then you'll love this technique of using a felt-tip pen to mimic the effects of watercolors!

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7 Drawing Gift Ideas for Artists + Enter to Win a Drawing Gift Package

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Drawing |

Looking to impress the artist in your life? Stock up on prime supplies this season with these great drawing gift ideas.

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Creating Whole New Worlds: What is Concept Art?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Drawing |

What is concept art? This is a fascinating form of art which melds aspects of drawing, illustration and design. Let's explore what it is, what the artists in question actually do and some of the ways it is applied.

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Warm Up Your Creativity With 11 Brand New Classes on Craftsy!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Quilting, Woodworking |

Don't let the dropping temperatures get you down! Warm your hands, mind and creativity with Craftsy! We're bringing you 11 fabulous new classes, all available now for limited-time discounted prices.

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Hands On: An Easy Method for Drawing Cartoon Hands

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Drawing |

Even seasoned artists can find drawing hands a daunting prospect. Develop your personal style and refine your illustration with this handy tutorial.

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