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Painting roses is easy and fun in this acrylic painting class on skillshare.com. This course is for anyone interested in learning: 1) how to paint easy, loose, and fun decorative roses and leaves step by step. 2) a simple method for creating dimension and interest in your paintings. 3) some basic brushstrokes and the brushes you need to make them. 4) easy to understand rules on how to compose […]Read More
The holiday of LOVE is upon us, and if you’ve waited until the last minute (or…GASP…FORGOTTEN) to get a Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetie, I’ve got you covered. I’ve created a printable “LOVE COUPON BOOK” you can download HERE: Here’s how to make your own little book you can stick in a card, leave on your sweetheart’s pillow, or any other romantic place you can think of. SUPPLIES: -FREE printable sheet of coupons […]Read More
If you have ever tried to draw or paint something and make it look like it is “real”, you’ve no doubt attempted to use “values” (whether you realized it or not). The term “value”, when used in art, is used to describe the difference in lightness or darkness of a color. Artists use light and dark values to create dimension or a focal point within a painting or drawing. Understanding and controlling the values in […]Read More
As the saying goes, “We get by with a little help from our friends.” This is more than just a beautiful sentiment, there is scientific proof that friendship improves our lives in many ways! And if you don’t already know how valuable your friendships are, here are three reasons to celebrate all of the wonderful friendships in your life! Friendships improve your physical health. Having friends to support you during difficult times can make […]Read More
Happy New Year! It’s that time again when we all start looking ahead and thinking about how to make our lives better in the coming year. One thing I am working on is streamlining and perfecting a creative routine for myself. If you are looking for ways to be more creative in the year ahead, here are some simple tips and resources to get you started. 1) SIMPLIFY YOUR SCHEDULE There are a limited amount […]Read More