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Oil Painting Tips - Organizing Your Palette

You should have the right kind of palette to start off with. Your palette should be non-porous to prevent absorption of oil from the paint. Palettes come in a variety of different materials from glass to wood. My personal preference is the BOB ROSS Clear Palette. I have found this palette the easiest to clean and best for mixing colors.

  • 6 Jun 2017

Best Crafts For Your Kids

There are a number of great crafts that you can teach kids. Children love to explore their creative sides and work with their hands, experience bright colours, and take advantage of the freedom to be messy and imaginative.

Types of Crafts:

One of the best crafts for kids is finger painting.

  • 22 May 2017

Illustration agency

Had a great idea for a children's book? Having trouble deciding what your characters will look like? Just can't draw what you are looking for? Why not hire a professional artist to draw the illustrations for your book!

Bespoke illustration agencies offer high quality services to find artists to help bring your story to life.

  • 5 Jun 2017
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    Learn a New Craft

    When you see your friend wearing a necklace she has made herself or you see someone who has decorated her house with unique handcrafted items, you are jealous. However you think you cannot do so as you never done any such thing in the past. WRONG!

    I am sure you have done some crafts at some point in your life. You may have made paper airplanes in school.

  •   24 May 2017   Posted By Emmanuel F.   52 Favs   0 Comments

    How to Come up With a Craft Idea for Kid Programs

    Are you a camp director or Sunday School teacher looking for a craft idea for kid enrichment? Maybe you feel like you are just not the creative type, and you struggle with coming up with craft projects. It is true that some people just have a knack for finding or even inventing craft ideas, but your creativity can be improved.

  •   28 May 2017   Posted By Tamara Q.   22 Favs   0 Comments

    Movie Poster Madness - Collect the New Form of Art

    Are you an avid movie poster collector, are you looking for movie posters to decorate your walls or are you just a casual movie poster shopper?

    To give you a little bit of background, the modern movie poster was brought into existence by Jules Cheret and he is considered to be the father of this medium.

    Without knowing, Jules Cheret kicked off something big.

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28 May 2017
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Oil Painting Lesson - Introduction To Oil Painting Fundamentals

To accurately convey your feelings about the subject you are painting, you should learn and understand the fundamentals of oil painting like drawing, color theory, value and composition.I hope to give you a better understanding of these fundamentals in this article. This article is meant to be an introduction. You should study these topics further on your own when you have time.
31 May 2017
Posted By Ricardo W.

How A Children's Art Lesson Can Improve A Child's Chances At A Successful Adulthood

Many parents can see the effects of a children's art lesson on the face of their little one and in the art they create. Often not noticed are the effects these activities have on a child that stays with them as they start on a path to a successful adult life. New studies by several psychology experts have found that art lessons for kids and participation in other creative outlets give children the skills and lessons needed for successful careers and adult lives.
1 Jun 2017
Posted By Jimmie M.

Crafting With Kids - 5 Things Kids Need Besides Disposable Aprons For A Successful Day

For a clean, safe, and enjoyable afternoon, childrens aprons are important for staying clean, but there is more to these moments than just cleanliness. Keeping these moments relaxing and fun for the kids takes a bit of forethought and planning to make them into positive memories for all of you. The following paragraphs show the five main things children need from you besides disposable aprons for an afternoon of fun.1.
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21 May 2017
Posted By Delores M.

Card Making With Embossing Paste

Using embossing paste with brass stencils is becoming a really effective way of decorating cards when card making.1- To begin you will need to tape down the edges of your stencil to the piece of paper or card you are going to use for your card making. You will need to work as quickly as possible because once the embossing paste is applied it will soon begin to dry.2- Use a palette knife to apply the paste to thestencil.
31 May 2017
Posted By Shawn M.

How to Make Beautiful Religious Arts and Crafts

Religious arts & crafts allow crafters the opportunity to showcase the symbols of their faith, and the opportunity to craft an expression of their faith into tangible form. In this manner, religious crafts provide a way for the faithful to proudly acknowledge their beliefs, and profess their love for their god or gods. This is usually done by referring to their religion's main textual tenants or predominant symbols.
24 May 2017
Posted By Wilma W.

How to Make Amazing Crafts with Kids

There are countless reasons why it is a great idea to do arts and crafts with your kids. For one, working on arts & crafts helps to hone children's creativity. Arts and crafts can also help promote teamwork and sharing, as well as offering the perfect opportunity to bond and find new common interests. Arts and crafts also allow kids to openly express themselves, even at very young ages.
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How to Do a Simple Drawing | Drawing Tutorials

Nutella Bread Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eHPkpCGdEY Watch more How to Draw videos: ...

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How to Pour a Heart | Latte Art

Nutella Bread Recipe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eHPkpCGdEY Watch more How to Do Latte Art videos: ...

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How to Knit a Scarf for Beginners Step By Step

Learn how to knit a scarf for beginners in this step-by-step video tutorial! This course is designed for complete newbies and beginners, so if you've never held ...


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