If you want to start an art journal, this is the right beginner’s guide for you. Here, you’ll learn what an art journal is, how to start one, what journals to choose, what art supplies you need. Also, get ideas on what to journal about with illustrated examples.
I looked at all the stencils out there, perfectly cut female faces, with precise details and thought to myself: Oh, honey, it would be a drag to cut something so tiny like this with your not-so-sharp exacto knife. But, I still wanted to create something that reminded me of the human figure. So, I sketched a few figures, printed them on a transparency paper and got myself some great stencils and masks. I call them Extraordinary humans, and I love how they turned out. And, of course, I’m sharing these stencils with you!
If you’re just beginning with painting and want to learn new acrylic painting techniques, I’ll share some neat techniques that are easy for beginners.
I’ll also share other techniques that are a learning curve but they’re definitely doable with a little experimentation and patience.
I was recently asked by Paul Rubens to review their new oil pastels (2023). They sent me their biggest set of 72 colors and I’ve been playing with them a bit.
So, I’m sharing my review including some basic features, color chives, and blending opportunities.
Wondering about the best glue for your collages and how to avoid bubbles and wrinkles? I’m going to share my best choices for collage glue and tell you how to use them to avoid bubbles and wrinkles so you can enjoy your collaging to the fullest.
Texture isn’t hard to achieve but there are some things you should learn in order to practice texture in art and create interesting work, whether on a canvas or in your art journal.
That’s why, in this article, I’ll walk you through the importance of texture, what it really is, how to achieve it, what tools to use, and how texture can evoke emotions.
You’re wondering about the differences between gouache vs acrylic paint?
This article will give you in-depth information about the two painting mediums, their key differences and similarities, what you can do with them, where to buy them, etc.
We all love using old paper in our art journals and in this article, you’ll learn some of the easiest ways to make the paper look old.
These are perfect for beginners who want to experiment and make wonderful old paper scraps.
It’s perfectly ok to redo a page and make something you’ll actually love.
There are many ways of doing this, and I’m sharing 11 ideas on how to redo a bad art journal page with the supplies you already have.
In this article, you’ll learn something about the drying time of acrylic paint and how to make acrylic paint dry faster because we’ve all been impatient with this when we want to finish something quickly, especially in art journaling.
Art involves many emotions, from the exhilaration of creating something you like and the disappointment when it doesn’t turn out according to plan. Aside from these variables, there’s another feeling you may be familiar with: anxiety. Here are 11 ways you can overcome creative anxiety effectively.