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Explore How to Create Skin Tones With Colored Pencils

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Drawing, Painting | Comments

Creating human skin tones with colored pencils can be one of the most intimidating subjects to tackle. These tips and tutorial will have you confidently shading your portraits in no time!

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Enter to WIN a Fold-Down Craft Table

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

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Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

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Snowy Scene: How to Paint Snow on Windows

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Gently drifted snow resting on a windowsill conjures up peaceful feelings, almost welcoming one to stay or to come inside to keep warm and cozy. Learn how to create that same feeling in your paintings!

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Illustration 101: Dovetailing Art and Words in Illustrating for Books

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Drawing |

Reading between the lines of text is essential to the harmony of words and art in your illustrations. Here are top tips for illustrating for books!

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Sweet Art: How to Draw Adorable Illustrated Pastries

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Drawing |

When it comes to subject matter for your drawing, it doesn't get much more fun than creating sweet pastries! If you know how to draw circles, rectangles, and triangles, you've actually mastered the hardest part of the pastry-drawing process.

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