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Watercolor Portraits

Have you ever heard someone tell you tracing is okay? Take a look into this tutorial riddled with tricks and tips on laying out a watercolor portrait.  This is…

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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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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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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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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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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…

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Witch Silhouette

Displaying themed artwork makes your home a lot of fun, especially around the holidays. I really like to go all out for Halloween so this year I am…

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October Is the Month of Celebrating Halloween

October marks the beginning of the holiday season. This is by far my favorite time of year! In Texas, the weather is beginning to cool off, giving us…

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Queen of Hearts Painting Tutorial

This painting on wood was created for an upcoming art show in October titled “Drawn To Be Bad” at the East End Studio Gallery located in Houston. Since…

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Art Supply Guide Launches Online Art Courses

As an artist and former art teacher, it has brought me great pleasure to be able to share my many years of art education in the form of…

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India Ink Portrait Tutorial

After experimenting with india ink, I decided to attempt to make a portrait of myself. Here is a speed painting of the process using india ink and water…

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Pop Art Tutorial

I wanted to create a food themed art piece to go on a large wall space in my kitchen. Anyone who knows my husband knows that he is a…

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Peacock Watercolor Collage Tutorial

Watercolor collage is a technique that I’ve used for more than twelve years. Liquitex Matte Medium and rice paper can add that interesting and beautiful “extra something” to your…

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How to Draw a Portrait of a Statue: Video Tutorial

This speed-drawing video shows you how to quickly sketch a statue portrait in pencil. I used Canson drawing paper with 2H, 2B, and ebony pencils. Enjoy!