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Release Your Inner Animal by Illustrating Books With Animal Characters

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Drawing |

Why do so many stories, especially those made for children, use animals to represent children and people? These examples will inspire your next characters!

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Painting With Colored Pencils: Creating a Realistic Look

Posted by on Nov 9, 2014 in Drawing, Painting | Comments

Learn how to paint vibrant and realistic portraits using colored pencils. This tutorial will show you every step and every color you'll need to use.

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Sweet Animal Drawings: How to Draw Animal Faces With Distinct Ears and Noses

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

An important component of animal-oriented artwork is using the correct features that distinguish one animal from another. These defining features, especially ears and noses need to stand out, be fairly correct and appealing. Learn how to make these features unique, but distinct.

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Sketch Your World! Inspiration is Right Around the Corner

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Drawing |

If you're stuck about what to draw, why not try taking a walk around your neighborhood? Learn some basic tips for sketching your world and capturing its interesting details. You'll find there's a lot to draw!

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Enter to Win the #FantasticFoliage Contest!

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Embrace the beauty of the season and step up to this fun Craftsy challenge! Just create and show off any craft showcasing gorgeous leaves or foliage.

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Top October Treats: The Month’s Most Popular Posts + More

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Happy Halloween, crafters! We don't have any tricks up our sleeves here on the blog, but we do have plenty of treats in case you missed them.

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