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Making postcards from Scratch – Part 3: Happy Girl Postcards

I have painted mostly Happy Girl Postcards as you will see in this part of Making a postcard from Scratch. It is Part 3: Adding details, a focal point or words to your DIY Postcards. The Finishing Touches that is. … Continue reading

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List Prompt #6: Crayon Colours

Last week we made a colourful list out of washi tape… Now lets bring on another “material” that I use all the time in my Art Journal; water soluble crayons! The bestests crayons ever is called Neocolor II and today, … Continue reading

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Colour Studies in a sketchbook

Thinking about Colour Studies in a sketchbook, this one: Two weeks ago on my art journal check in for week 4 here at the blog which means this week it is already week 6 of this year. I have been … Continue reading

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Owl Crayon Rubbings

When you find an interesting texture one way to use it is to make “crayon rubbings”, in that way you make a copy of the protruding parts on a blank paper using a wax crayon. What you do is lay … Continue reading

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A little bag of candy for an artist

A bag of candy – for an artist… Please follow and like:Related PostsInspiration | Awesome Artist Dreams Video Edition Live a Creative Life: 40 Lessons on How to Embrace Creativity in Your Life I got art supplies now

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How to use Water Soluble Oil Pastels creating backgrounds

Oil pastel crayons are messy to use and don’t get out of their box very often. But the genius water soluble oil pastels should get out and dance over paper more often. The Water Soluble Oil Pastels are great crayons … Continue reading

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What kind of crayon are you?

You know about all those online tests you can do to find out what kind of person you are? I hardly ever do them. They are about what kind of personality you have, what kind of color you’d be if … Continue reading

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Finding texture everywhere

Continuing on my crusade to make backgrounds in a fun way! I admit that I mostly used rubber stamps to make wax crayon resist when I first tried this, but now I’m making up for that because I don’t want … Continue reading

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Irrisistable Wax Rubbings with crayons

Today is all about making a resist with wax crayons! How to: You rub your crayon length-wise on your paper (thin paper like printer paper) over a textured surface to create some kind of pattern. This crusade challenges us to … Continue reading

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Grab your colours and let them shine

Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine. Buddha I really like this: “do your work with mastery”. If mastery means perfect nobody could do it, but to … Continue reading

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