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One Color is Enough: Painting With a Monochromatic Color Palette

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Painting |

Colors are enticing and they bring a lot of life and interest to a painting, but a monochromatic color palette can be just as attractive. Removing the distracting variable of color from the equation allows us to focus on achieving a successful range of tone in our painting and reflect a mood within your artwork.

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Create a Ghoulishly Fun Halloween Party Invite With Image Transfers

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in All, Painting, Paper Crafts |

Are you hosting a Halloween party this year? Learn how how to transfer an image onto paper using acrylic matte medium to create a fun, completely unique invitation.

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Twist and Shout: 7 New Classes to Get You Jumping For Joy

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Knitting, Painting, Quilting, Sewing |

We're so excited about this week's roundup of classes. From learning how to create any size pattern to growing an elegant edible garden, you're going to have a blast learning with Craftsy!

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Making Your Work Bigger and Better: Tips for Enlarging Artwork

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Have you ever wished that the dimensions of one of your finished paintings were just a little bigger? Learn how to enlarge your artwork using Photoshop, feathering and bleeding.

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Hooray! 5 Million Member Celebration: Save on Select Classes

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The Craftsy community is now five million members strong! Help us celebrate this milestone in the maker community with limited-time discounts on select online classes. But you better hurry. These class savings will be gone in a flash!

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Bring on the Fall Fun With 4 New Classes, Now on Sale

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Drawing, Food & Cooking, Painting, Woodworking |

Spice up your autumn with these new classes, available now for limited-time discounted prices!

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