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A Brief History of Marbling and Five Fun Techniques to Try

Marbling is a long-standing and elegant art form, often used to decorate paper for calligraphy, bookbinding, collage, and stationery. With traditional marbling techniques, each paper created is unique, meaning that no two marbled papers are exactly alike. One of the beautiful draws of marbling is how it allows you to maintain control over the design’s...

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Hand-Lettering vs Calligraphy: What’s the Difference?

You may be wondering, if calligraphy simply refers to the art of beautiful writing, then why aren’t all words, when they’re beautifully represented, considered calligraphy? Hand-lettering and calligraphy are both expressions of artistic lettering. However, there is a very distinguishable difference between these different lettering methods. This distinction boils down to differing methods. Calligraphy relies...

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Fabric Painting: Do’s & Don’ts

Fabric painting gives you the chance to practice your art and creativity on the very versatile substrate of fabric and textiles. There are some great benefits to fabric painting. It allows you to customize clothes, wearable textiles, as well as fabric for upholstery and other crafts. The majority of fabric painting uses paint specifically formulated...

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6 Ways to Blend Watercolors Like A Pro

While they are beginner-friendly, water colors can also be very tricky to nail down. Most professional watercolor artist have once thing in common: They have great control over their blending techniques. However, there isn’t only one way to get to this level, since everyone eventually develops their own approach to blending. As you get started,...

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How to Carve Your Pumpkin Like a Pro

October is a great time to get your creative juices flowing with Inktober challenges and pumpkin carving. Just about any carved pumpkin has a creepy-cute vibe going for it, but some pumpkins can transcend jack-o-lantern status to become short-lived works of art. These more intricate works use very clever cutouts, a combination or cut-outs and...

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DIY: 6 Things You Can Create For Inktober

Inktober is a month-long event in the global artist community and drawing challenge. Most Inktober participants communicate digitally, using social media hashtags, profiles, and portfolios. Still, many locations offer local support throughout the challenge as well. The idea behind Inktober is daily drawing for a month. This allows the artist to abandon art fear and...

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