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3 Easy Ways to Add Contrast to a Drawing

A red dot in a field of green dots is the focus of attention

How can you draw the viewer's eye to the right spot on your drawing? With contrast! You'll be surprised how easy creating contrast can be with simple coloring, shading and texturing.

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Beat Stress & Fuel Creativity With These Freebies!

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Did you know that you can keep the stress at bay by letting your creativity flow? Flex your creative muscles this #StressReliefSunday by trying your hand at a new craft! Check out our FREE online video classes and downloadable guides made just for beginners.

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7 Cluster Jewelry Designs With Plenty of Sparkle

Cluster Jewelry Tutorials

Making cluster jewelry looks intimidating, but really, the biggest challenge is choosing and coordinating all the beads! If you love sparkle — and you have a ton of extra shimmery beads in your stash — here are 7 simple cluster jewelry tutorials to consider for your next project.

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The Photoshop Trick That Makes Eyes Pop

Which one is the real eye color?

Make your subject's eyes pop with a color adjustment in Photoshop! In this tutorial, you'll learn how to darken, lighten or completely change the color of someone's eye, plus how to brighten the whites of the eyes.

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