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Spectacular Skies: How to Paint a Sunset with Watercolors

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Painting |

You can create a dazzling, multi-hued watercolor wash that mimics the vibrant colors of a sunset with minimal supplies. This easy tutorial will have you painting beautiful sunsets in no time!

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Wonderful Water: Mimic Watercolors Using Pen and Wash Painting

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Drawing, Painting |

Do you love watercolor painting? What about drawing with a pen? Then you'll love this technique of using a felt-tip pen to mimic the effects of watercolors!

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9 Gift Ideas for Painters + Enter to Win a Painting Gift Package

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Painting |

Help that painter in your life achieve amazing art this season! Check out these great gift ideas for painters.

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Learn How to Monoprint at Home (With Tools You Already Have!)

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Painting | Comments

Curious about printmaking? This easy tutorial will show you how to monoprint, a printmaking technique that produces a single image. You'll use tools you most likely already have at home!

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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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Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

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