Paint a Darling Floral Bouquet Inside an Ink Jar

watercolor Nov 14, 2019

You know those days when you wake up and just for once would love to see a little jar of flowers blooming on your desk? A little jar nestled right next to your pet fish and the headshot of your fur baby that your mum developed for you? (we all have one, no shame here)

 Well, I’m about...

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Mixed Media Art Journaling

mixed media Nov 07, 2019

Hey Y’all, I’m Katie, here to take over The Pigeon Letters' blog today combining my love of both art journaling, and the autumn season! Today I’m using Tombow Dual Brush Pens to paint a watercolor double exposure effect, creating a lovely autumn leaf lady in my journal.

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Create a Galaxy Lettering Effect

lettering Oct 31, 2019

Hi there! Rachael of @dulciedoodles here! I’m coming at you today with a mini-tutorial of how to create galaxy letters with your water based markers.  Today I’ll be using Tombow Dual Brush pens, but you can follow this step-by-step process with your favorite blendable markers.

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How to Create a Half Drop Pattern in Illustrator

illustrator patterns Oct 24, 2019

In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you how to create a half-drop pattern in Illustrator. Unlike basic repeats where a swatch is tiled in exactly the same position vertically and horizontally creating an identifiable grid (like a chessboard if all the squares were the same), a half-drop...

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Learn How to Embroider Autumn Leaves

embroidery Oct 17, 2019

 

I believe strongly in being creative and finding accomplishment and enjoyment that comes with making something yourself. With the pressures of modern day life and the mad dash to get things done it is easy to forget to take time for yourself. Embroidering encourages you to sit down and...

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This saved me SO MUCH TIME on my lettering...

ipad lettering procreate Oct 14, 2019

If you're into lettering, you've probably dabbled in the modern calligraphy side of hand lettering, which is an incredibly rewarding art form. I've also had a ton of questions about composition. I also-also know that many have had the desire to branch out of pretty bounces and get into a...

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Letter Inside of a Star Tutorial

lettering Oct 10, 2019

 

Ready to be a ROCK-STAR with your lettering? Why not show off your lettering skills by putting words inside the shape of a STAR? Fitting words and quotes into geometric shapes can be both fun for you and impressive to your audience. In today’s post, I (Alyssa from @Lyssas_Letters)...

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Embossing with Lettering for Beginners

crafts lettering Oct 10, 2019

Hi Friends! I’m Erin, better known as GoFontYourself around the ‘gram. I’m a huge fan of adding sparkle to any kind of crafty project so I’m going to show you a pretty simple way to go about it through embossing. Here is everything you need to do some quick custom shine!

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Paint Watercolour Cornflowers in 5 Easy Steps

watercolor Oct 03, 2019

Hi there! Camilla from Camilla Damsbo Art here to go floral with you today. Flowers are my absolute favourite motif and all the shapes and colours just make me smile. So I hope I can put a smile on your face with an easy 5 step bouquet of cornflowers.

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How to Paint Watercolor Flowers for Beginners

watercolor Sep 26, 2019

Watercoloring is one of the most loved art forms because it’s so versatile. There are many styles and variations that people adapt to create unique works of art. To help you learn the basics of water coloring and give you inspiration to paint this spring, FTD has a tutorial on how to...

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