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Drawing Tips: Learn to Sketch and Draw Better with these Tutorials

Welcome to part 4 of my ongoing series on drawing a portrait in three quarter view. If you’re just now joining us, I. . . read more

So far I’ve written Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on drawing a three quarter view portrait based on classical. . . read more

Here’s a fun project for fright night!

On graph paper, draw up some witches' hats designs. You can see mine further down, or look online for addtional inspiration.

Gather your rinsed and dried butternut squash and place them in a cardboard box. If necessary anchor them with bubble wrap.

Carefully looking at your sketches, redraw each witch's hat on its own squash with. . . 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. . . 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, for many years my art was a part-time activity. With family obligations and other requirements, there never seemed to be enough time to do what painting needed to be done and also do fun or unusual art.

Even after becoming a full-time artist, I didn’t draw. . . 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. . . read more

Collecting recipes is fun, but organizing them—not so much!

It's hard to know what do with those saved handwritten recipe cards or clippings from newspapers and magazines over the years. Some even have type that’s now too small to read. My own scene was chaos. . . it was always a struggle to find my favorites.

Today I’ll show you a more contemporary, artistic way to. . . 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. . . read more




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