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The Journey of Drawing a Rainbow through a Veil
Original Inspiration I hadn’t written poems for most of my high school senior year because I had been super busy. I studied poetic devices in greater depth in AP English literature and wanted to play with alliteration symbolizing wind. I envisioned a woman who asks the weeping willow tree about WW2 European battles. I wrote the poem "Weeping Willow" but hadn't illustrated anything until Spring 2021--a few willow branches with raindrops.
How to Find Quality Embroidery Products
Are you someone who likes to do embroidering in your spare time? If so, you should take steps to make sure you are using only the best materials. Otherwise, your embroidery will start to unravel quickly. Investing in the best quality embroidery materials is a wise decision. It will help to ensure that the stitching used to create your embroidery will be strong enough to withstand a substantial amount of wear and tear.
Top 5 Tips for Working with Plywood from the Pros
Are you bored at home and searching for something to do? Now is a great time to brush up on your woodworking skills and learn some useful techniques for constructing with plywood.
5 Reasons You Should Learn to Crochet Today
Do you have a favourite hobby, or looking for more ways to be creative with your free time? A few years ago, I found myself fed up with knitting (dropping a stitch is a whole new kind of anxiety). For some reason, I'd always thought crochet looked terribly difficult, so I'd avoided it.
Take out your scissors, rulers, and a little paper glue and start making these beautiful crafts with paper. Not only for party decoration, but these DIY geode garland characters also make a great home decoration. There are hot glue craft paper templates on this page for you to start building.
Art Gallery Visiting an art gallery is an educational and worthwhile venture. Why not take the time and visit your local art gallery with a friend or take the whole family.
How to Recycle Pastel Dust to Create New Pastels
How to Recycle Pastel Dust to Create New Pastels If you are an artist that uses soft pastels as much as I do, you know the amount of dust that is created while drawing with the medium. Good quality pastels can be very expensive. Most good quality soft pastels cost between three to seven dollars per pastel stick. It is a shame to waste the dust they produce.
3 Easy Steps to Measuring and Proportions in Figure Drawing
3 Easy Steps to Measuring and Proportions in Figure Drawing This article is a step by step simple technique to help aspiring artists master proportions when drawing the human form and faces.
Important DIY Tips
Having your own space, or renting your space, is fun. Like, it's really expensive. While hiring alone can be a matter of trust for a few, the fact is that many people will be shocked when they want to have something fixed in their homes. it is understandable; repair is inexpensive!
DIY Home Decoration
This fall is the best time of year for DIY works of art, at least, in my opinion. The weather outside is clean and pleasant, which suggests that you will do amazing outdoor painting sessions without the stress of cold or sweating to death. The leaves are low, and ready to be harvested.
The Dangers of DIY
While many of us want to know about handmade projects, the dangers of DIY projects are incomprehensible to those who want to commit to trying something with their hands. Sometimes, people get confused. Sometimes, they don’t look at the full risks associated with their particular project.
DIY Home Upgrades
Pinterest is famous for starting a great practice in DIY home improvement - most of which you will need to have technical skills to try. If you know exactly what you're doing, and don't bother paying a lot of money, those home improvement projects and Pinterest may be worth sharing and recording.