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London Artist Draws Strange Faces Using the Shadow of a Crumpled Up Piece of Paper

London artist and filmmaker Guy Larsen of the Penny4 production company created a fascinating video where he uses the shadow from a crumpled up piece …

Art

Hyperrealistic Colored Pencil Drawings Perfectly Recreate Lustrous Blobs of Paint

At first glance, the work of artist Cj Hendry looks like pictures of oil paint photographed on a smooth canvas. But, look again—they’re actually a series of hyperrealism drawings called <i>Complimentary Colors</i>. The Australian artist—a former finance student—has produced the luscious blobs using only …

Illustration

Young Architect Guide: 5 Techniques to Improve Your Sketching

Bob Borson is creator of the famous Life of an Architect blog, a Texas-based architect at Malone Maxwell Borson Architects and an indispensable guide to professional practice. We are pleased to present a selection of his posts on Architizer, each one providing amazing insight into the complex …

Painting

Listen to the Most Popular Songs Surgeons Play in the Operating Room

Ever wondered what your doctor is jamming out to while you’re under the knife? Expectantly, you’d hope it’s something a bit more soothing; after all, …

Jimi Hendrix

Three-Step Watercolor Value Study

It Can’t Get Much Easier Than ThisLately I’ve been filled with impatience. I’m on a short fuse when dealing with everything from friendships to …

Tutorials

Spring Inspiration

Our Design Team love to help you create amazing project with Creative Paperclay - Our blog has many great tips and trick for you like this one: http://creativepaperclay.blogspot.com/2017/06/make-3-dimensional-embellishments.html

Draw Abstract Art - Getting Started with Abstraction

Get away from realism and explore!<p>What is Abstract Art?<p>Abstract art is a bit like music. Just as a tune is an arrangement of sounds in time, with no …

Abstract Art

Wet and Wonderful Washes for Watercolors

Joy of Watercolors #1-Wonderful Washes for Watercolors + 1 Critique<p>Wet and Wonderful Washes on dry paper - the Foundation for Beautiful …

Illustration

The Gift Card Card

Hello again, Friday Friends!<p>I am so happy to share this with you. I just loved working this BEAUTIFUL Lost Coast Designs Hamsa Hand stamp and helping …

Test Your Drawing Skills With This New Super Addictive Google Doodle Game

The internet is already a great source of distraction, but Google's new doodle game might be the best one yet. Simply go to the Quick, Draw! website …

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As a New York-based artist, Evan Venegas uses imagery that is loosely based on the urban, industrial landscape that surrounds him. His creative process is rooted in the recognizable world but expressed by abstract shapes and vibrant colors. He seeks to create an experience that inspires a change in perception for the viewer.<p>Venegas began painting with oils at a young age and started developing his technique, of a realistic rendering of imaginary objects, in his early teens. Born and raised in …

7 Must-Know, Widely Used Watercolor Techniques For Beginners

Beginner Techniques/Watercolor Techniques<p>7 Must-Know, Widely Used Watercolor Techniques For Beginners<p>Greg Conley / April 24, 2016 / 0<p>Step 7: …

Painting

The Most Influential Fashion Trends, Decade by Decade

When you think about it, in the course of human history, 100 years isn't a particularly long time. But in the course of <i>fashion</i> history, it's the …

Bette Davis

Over 100 Museums Invite You to “Color Their Collections” with Free Adult Coloring Books

The adult coloring craze isn’t just a passing fad. Our love of filling in black-and-white line drawings goes back as far as the 18th century; it's only recently, however, that the adult coloring book trend was reinvigorated and seen as a way to unwind from our busy, connected lives. Bridging the …

Coloring Book

Cutting Lace Pages in Your Art Journal

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Mini Art Journal Part 1 with Gel Press Petites by

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The Novelty and Excess of American Design During the Jazz Age

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s <i>The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s</i> is billed as the “first major museum exhibition to focus on …

Twist Fabric Scraps into Colorful Twine

If you’re drowning in fabric scraps and offcuts, this is the perfect project to upcycle them into something practical.<p>It’s an idea that came to me while I was in the process of tidying up my sewing space. I tend to keep all my fabric scraps (just in case!) and all those really long, thin pieces …

Crafting

Artist Uses Real Leaves and Flowers to Create Tattoos

Grungey Girl Layered Monoprinting with Stencils by Donna Salazar

Studio Escalier

Studio Escalier founder and head Timothy STOTZ paints a pastel portrait of his wife – painter Nicole Michelle TULLY – and discusses pastel technique …

An 18th-Century Botanical Coloring Book for Adults

Amy Pool was perusing a book on the history of botanical illustration when a citation for an 18th-century title caught her eye. A plant taxonomist at …

Get All The Photos Friends Take at Your Wedding Instantly With This App

Sure, event photographers are great, but what about all those pictures your wedding and party guests are taking on their smartphones? Tracking down …

Weddings

Step-by-Step Chinese Painting Demonstration

01<p>of 10<p>Introduction to Chinese Painting<p>I would sum up the philosophy of traditional Chinese landscape painting as “regarding Nature as your teacher …

Painting

The unexpected history of artists' paints - Conversations - ABC Radio

David Coles is one of the very few master paint-makers in the world.<p>He follows traditions established for centuries, churning pigments together to …

Art