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Learn How to Make Gourd Ornaments

Holiday season is upon us. Everyone knows that handmade gifts are the best! When you put the effort in with your own two hands, people know that you…

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Sugar Skull Painting on Wood, Inspired by Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is coming up, which puts sugar skulls on the brain. (Yes, pun intended.) In this tutorial, I show you how to paint a sugar…

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Liquitex Basics Acrylic Paints

Before we talk about Liquitex Basics acrylic paints, let’s talk about acrylic paints in general. I’ve been painting for more than sixteen years, so I’m familiar with a lot…

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Painting Wearable Art: Hannibal Lector on an Apron

“Kiss the Cannibal!” This is the process I use to prep an item that is intended to be worn and even washed. The tutorial also goes through my process…

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Painting a Digital Portrait

Hello! This is an overview of my digital painting process. Here are my supplies: Wacom Bamboo FUN tablet – 2009 model Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.5 Netflix: Penny Dreadful…

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Pop Art Cat Painting Using Watercolor Resist

This tutorial is something that can be simple enough for kids or you can tweak it to make it more advanced for an experienced painter. This technique is…

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3 Color Challenge

For this tutorial, I decided to give myself some restriction. A friend of mine was hosting a 3 color art challenge where you are to use three randomly…

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Art Supply Guide’s First Anniversary

This offer has ended. So much has happened over the past year since Art Supply Guide launched. We just keep growing and expanding, reaching audiences worldwide. I am…

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Artists’ Corner Episode 12: Poison Candy Artist Collective

On episode 12, we have Poison Candy Artist Collective on the show. Bre Tobias, Erica Shaw and Charleen Juliet are 3 of 5 artists who founded Poison Candy…

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The Art of WRex

William Thomas, also known as WRex,  is an artist who resides in Tokyo, Japan. He works in many various mediums including traditional drawing and painting as well as…

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Underwater Theater Diorama

In this tutorial, you will learn how to construct a diorama of a theater stage depicting an underwater scene with The Goddess of the Sea. Enjoy this tutorial…

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Watercolor Feather

For this painting demonstration, I will show you how to do a more loose watercolor painting using brush, drip, blowing, and splatter techniques combined. To achieve the look…

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Paper Mache Skulls

Ok, clearly I have a thing for skulls and not just for Halloween, all year round! I love sugar skulls and all things Day of the Dead. I…

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Design Your Own Vinyl Toys

What is cooler than custom painting your own toys? This newer form of artistic expression is taking over and landing in many galleries worldwide, some artists have had…

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Sculpey Polymer Clay

Scupley is a highly sought out product on the market that artists and crafters use in their works. This clay has been around for a very long time…

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Liquitex Matte Medium

Liquitex is a leader in quality art products. They carry many lines of paints and mediums that artists prefer and depend on to use in their work. Liquitex…

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Water Brushes

Watercolor is a great medium to work in but when it comes to taking this paint on the go, sometimes it can become a hassle to transport water…

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Golden Extra Heavy Gel Medium

For me, working with paints tends to be generally focused on smoother surfaces. But what if it wasn’t? If you want to try a different approach to your…

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The Art Of Pysanky

Where did the Easter egg originate? The tradition of decorating eggs dates back to the pre-Christian era and is rooted in Eastern European history, more specifically, the Ukraine. Pysanky…

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Easter Egg Zentangle

For this tutorial, I use basic zentangle designs to create a series of Easter eggs. These designs can be drawn in black and ink or if you choose…

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Artists And Their Studios

We as artists and appreciators of the arts may often wonder where the magic happens for each individual artist. I for one, have been very intrigued by the…

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Wood Slices

It may seem obvious to those of you who follow my posts on Art Supply Guide that I have this love of painting on wood. The surface is…

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Colored Ink Portrait Painting

For this tutorial, I work with a set of colored India Inks and paint with them like watercolor for the first time to see how well they work…

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Strathmore Watercolor Paper

If you are looking for a heavy duty paper that is going to be able to handle a lot of moisture for wet media, watercolor paper is a…

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Posable Paper Dolls

Paper dolls have steadily become a revived craft for both vintage collectors and parents who wish to share this dying art with their children. Many classroom projects among…

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Artist Trading Cards

Through out history, artists have participated in the trading of miniature artworks with one another or for things such as room and board, goods or just to exchange…

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Gesso Board

I picked up a gesso board from my local art store so that I could see how well I liked using this surface for my paintings. Surprisingly it…

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Higgins India Ink

Working in black and white is fierce. The contrasting colors really can make a bold statement in your art. India Ink is a very dark, opaque liquid that…

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Handmade Cards

Cards have always been a sentimental way of  expressing ones emotions or gratitude to another. Even today, cards are still a very common item to exchange during the…

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Watercolor Video Tutorial

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a loose painting that takes about 30 minutes using watercolors and your paper mounted vertically to create a…