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Startup Library: Colored Pencil

Completely new to colored pencils? Join illustrator Susan Rubin as she helps you navigate the basics from choosing the best beginner-friendly supplies to completing four drawing projects: a pear, leaf, persimmon and tulip. With Susan’s techniques and step-by-step guidance, you’ll soon be creating your own colored pencil drawings with confidence!

Colored Pencil Essentials

Improve all of your colored pencil drawings! Learn easy, empowering techniques for color mixing, application and more.

Wedding Cake Wednesday: 8 Simple + Pretty Cakes

Sometimes you don’t want a whole lot of huff and puff with wedding cakes, you just want a perfect, simple, beautifully designed cake with a handful of gorgeous fresh or sugar flowers to finish. As cake decorators, yes, we do love doing the ornate and strange and 5-day long jobs where our hands, fingers and…

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Never Fear: Have Confidence in Painting a Drawing

No matter how much or how little experience you have with art, if you are like me, you'll find that from time to time you still get a little scared by the thought of adding paint to a drawing that has taken you hours to create. Gain confidence with these tips and techniques for painting a drawing!

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Wee Ones: Seamless Knit Toys

Susan's Wee Ones— elephant, hippo and bunny —are so cute, you'll want to keep them for yourself! You'll be able to knit dozens using the same basic pattern, which was designed exclusively for Craftsy!

Heirloom Sewing: Essential Techniques

Replicate the look of vintage heirloom sewing with your home machine! Discover techniques for shaping and stitching lace trim, entredeux, pintucks and more.

My First Toe-Up Socks

Make toe-up socks you'll love to slip on. Gain the skills and confidence to choose yarn, customize length, add color options, incorporate a heel and more.