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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

Looking to get organized in the new year? This fold-down craft table worth $180 would be a great way to store your supplies. Enter to win now!

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You’re on the Nice List: Reward Yourself With the Best of Craftsy Classes!

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

Treat yourself to the savings of the season! All online Craftsy classes on sale now for $19.99 or less! (Hint: That means you can save up to $40 per class!)

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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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How to Paint Tree Branches: Two Approaches

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Painting | Comments

Learn to paint tree branches with different amounts of detail through two approaches demonstrated in these step-by-step guides. Paint quick and easy branches for landscape studies or fast plein air paintings, or detailed ones for fine art paintings and botanical art.

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Enter to WIN a Soft Pastel Set to Add Radiant Color to your Artwork!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Drawing, Painting |

Imagine the color you could add to your artwork with this amazing 50-piece set of soft pastels! Enter to win this set before it's too late!

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Learn How to Paint a Sweet Snowman With Simple Steps

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Drawing, Painting | Comments

If you're afraid of watercolors, get started with this incredibly adorable project! Painting a snowman is the friendliest way to dive in and it's easy with these steps!

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