Here’s a fun project for fright night! On graph paper, draw up some witches’ hats designs. You can see mine further down,. . . read more
In my previous article, I explained how to start a three quarter view portrait drawing based on classical proportions. (If you. . . read more
Earlier in this series I demonstrated how to make recipes and labels that brighten, organize, and beautify your kitchen. But sometimes it’s just as nice to. . . read more
I’ve never been much of a plein air artist, probably because the type of art I do most often requires time in the studio. Plus,. . . read more
When drawing from life, I often see art students do their best to depict the eyes, nose and mouth as they see them on a model. .. . . read more
I’m all for saving time in the kitchen! And I love bringing creativity and beauty into my space. So today I want to share a little tutorial on making artistic labels for your frozen meals, jam jars, and assorted kitchen canisters.
Even with just the two of us now, I aim to cook fresh, healthy meals—but please, not every day. Often this means doubling a recipe and freezing portions. . . read more
Collecting recipes is fun, but organizing them—not so much! It’s hard to know what do with those saved handwritten recipe. . . read more
I know. . . the term “Negative Space” usually applies to painting and drawing. But calligraphy, being a fine art, also uses. . . read more
My good friend Susan has taken the leap in a new creative venture—and I’m so proud of her!
I wanted to make something special just for her today, so I went into my garden to check out what was blooming. Alstroemerias (Peruvian Lilies) were at their peak and an herb, Purple Sage, caught my attention. Hadn’t thought they’d ever team up—but their complementary colors presented. . . read more
Are you trying to get delicate colors, values, and gradations in your colored pencil work with no success? Maybe it’s time. . . read more
If you’ve been reading my articles here on EmptyEasel (or have ever visited my blog) you probably know horses are one of my. . . read more