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Gotcha! Celebrate April Fools’ Day With Cheeky Patterns & Projects We Love!

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You are so clever! In honor of April Fools’ Day, we rounded up a collection of our favorite cheeky patterns and projects from Craftsy members. You won’t be able to help but smile at these silly, sassy and witty creations! Read more

Announcing the Winner of the Craftsy Pet Portrait Contest

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Fine Art | Comments

To be able to capture the unique personality of an animal in their portrait is no easy feat for an artist. The entries into our 2014 Craftsy Pet Portrait Contest proved that it is far from impossible, however. View the winning entry now! Read more

Go With the Flow: 4 Fluid Acrylic Painting Techniques to Try

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Fine Art |

Fluid Acrylics are a variety of acrylic paint developed for artists desiring to paint in a more watery and fluid way. You can use fluid acrylics in a variety of techniques, including emulating the look of watercolors. Read on for the essential techniques for how to use fluid acrylic paint! Read more

Hurry Up! This Sale Will be Gone in a Flash!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Have you heard about our Gone in a Flash Sale? We’re offering huge discounts on select supplies, perfect for all your spring projects. Now you can make the projects you’ve been dreaming of without breaking your budget! Read more

Get Energized: 9 New Craftsy Classes to Brighten Your Day!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

There’s something so motivating and energizing about spring. Why not put all that energy to good use by joining one of Craftsy’s newest online classes? With classes in tailoring, monogramming cakes, Fair Isle crochet, free-motion quilting and more, you're sure to find the perfect new project! Read more

Mixed Mediums: Modifying Acrylic Paint With Mediums

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Fine Art | Comments

Modifying Acrylic Paint With Medium

Acrylic paint mediums make this already adaptable paint even more dynamic. But what are the different mediums? How does each modify the paints properties? This quick overview will help you access the versatility acrylic paint mediums allow!

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