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Wood Plaques

Wood plaques provide so many project possibilities. They can be used as a functional piece or as a painting. With the finished routed edge, they have the look…

Drawing Mushrooms

In this quick demonstration, I explore three different ways to illustrate a mushroom. I am also using three separate drawing mediums. This demonstration shows you how something as…

Instagram’s Special Delivery Art Swap Is Sweeping Across The World

Many of you who have an Instagram account know that it is a great place to post, like and comment on photos posted by other users. I have…

Scrapbook Paper

If you are not the scrapbooking type, that is totally okay. I tried to incorporate this craft into my life when I became a mother. I invested in…

Artists’ Corner Episode 8: Erica Shaw

Erica Shaw, better known on Instagram as “erilynns” is a California based artist that went to school for costume design but ended up falling in love with illustration…

EARTH Without ART Is Just EH

What is art? The Oxford Dictionary states that art is the “expression of application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting…

Charcoals

Charcoal is a dry art media used for drawing and sketching. It is made from burnt wood similar to other types of charcoal. Charcoal can be used on…

Vintage Canvas Collage

In this video tutorial, I use a 6 inch gallery wrapped canvas to construct a beautiful vintage inspired collage. Supplies: 6 inch canvas Mod Podge (Check out the…

Local Youth Art Show

Houston, Texas is the fourth largest major city in U.S. and it has a very rich history. Since Houston is located in the southern part of the United…

Sakura Pigma Micron Pens

Have you ever wondered how to create such fine, precise lines in a drawing? In order to have those fine details in your work, you will need an…

Cherry Blossom Blow Painting Tutorial

Here is a really fun technique that I actually first encountered when I was in elementary school! You will need black ink and a straw. To create flowers…

Rustoleum Ultra 2X Coverage Spray Paint

For those of you who follow my art tutorials, you may have noticed that when I am using a spray paint for a project, my go to brand…

Galaxy In A Bottle Painting Tutorial

This takes the popular galaxy watercolor painting technique and incorporates it with reflective glass techniques to make a fun surreal painting. Here are the supplies needed for this…

Faber-Castell PITT Brush Pen

When working with ink, I have been trying out new products in order to add some more control to my line work. I have always enjoyed the convenience…

Mural Techniques: Faux Finishing and Landscapes Online Course Is Live!

I am so happy to announce that my latest online painting course titled “Mural Techniques: Faux Finishing and Landscapes” has officially launched and the entire course is now…

Oklahoma City Murals

Hey everyone, Jeremy here.  I’ve spent the weekend up in Oklahoma City with my wife’s family (check out Episode 7 of Artists’ Corner for an interview with my…

Enrollment Open For Mural Techniques Course!

(Article Updated 12/29/15:  This offer has expired and the Mural Techniques course is now available at full price for $99, Watercolor Drip course not included) Big news…  We’ve…

Artists’ Corner Episode 7: Daniece Lyon

In our 7th Artists’ Corner podcast episode, I sit down and talk with Oklahoma based artist, Daniece Lyon and we discuss her love of all things crafts and…

Masking Fluid

If you have worked with watercolor paints before then you know just how transparent it can be. There is a certain thought process that an artist needs to go…

Magical Elf Door

Santa has outdone himself again this year! He sent my daughter this package around the end of November. It was mysteriously left on the fireplace for her to find…

Speedball Pen Set

I love to draw with a fine tip pen all of the time. When I create a drawing worth making into a final piece of art, I usually start…

Holiday Place Cards

If you want to add a little festive cheer to your holiday, this quick and easy tutorial is perfect and just in time for Thanksgiving. Handmade place cards…

Artists’ Corner Episode 6 – 6 Months of Art Supply Guide

Episode 6 features Bre Tobias and Jeremy Southard, the creative and technical duo behind Art Supply Guide. We talk about the past 6 months of launching ASG and…

Art Journal

Remember when you were a child, you or someone you knew kept a secret diary. Remember writing your thoughts onto paper with total freedom? Or in school, your…

Scratchboard Drawing

A scratch art drawing is is created by using a special black ink coated paper, called scratchboard, that you scratch along the surface to reveal the white paper…

Zentangle Art

Zentangle is an organic form of art that is created by using repetitive patterns to fill in up the paper. Most of the time fine tip pens and markers…

Craft Paints

When I am making crafts instead of paintings I like to save my artist acrylic paints. When working on larger projects or with wood that absorbs a lot of…

Chevron Fall Sign

This tutorial shows you how to take a simple 2 ft piece of shelf board and turn it into a beautiful fall themed sign just in time for…

Stained Glass

Many of you are familiar with stained glass windows of churches and other religious buildings, the colored glass pieces forming scenes and pictures in both abstract and realistic…

Costume Jewelry

Halloween is just around the corner. Do you have your costume yet? If not, there is no better time to get in touch with your crafty side and…