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  • Being creative may seem like all it takes to get started as an artist. However, once you get going, it's easy to get overwhelmed and feel discouraged. I'd like to help you get going without any stress

    Getting Started as an Artist

    Getting Started as an Artist

    by Leanore King0

  • Do you think architectural landmarks are free of copyright? Not so, in some European countries. Here's shocking news of some that are still under copyright! Could you be a "copyright infringer?"

    I Found It On Google! Are You a Copyright Infringer?

    I Found It On Google! Are You a Copyright Infringer?

    by Rachael O'Halloran32

  • In traditional basketry of the Salish First Nations people, weavers made beautiful, useful baskets from natural materials like pine needles, cedar root, sweetgrass, cherry bark, carved bone pieces, and shells. Learn the simple method here with pictures to weave your own Secwepemc style of basket from pine needles.

    How to Weave Baskets from Pine Needles

    How to Weave Baskets from Pine Needles

    by Janis Goad38

  • Bread, wine grapes & cross clipart. Use for first communion banner patterns, scrap booking or other arts & craft projects!

    Free First Holy Communion Clip Art

    Free First Holy Communion Clip Art

    by Michelle Collins9

  • One of the most recognizable subjects in Japanese art are the giant waves that lap its shores. These waves have been famously depicted in Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa", which is widely regarded to be the most famous ukiyo-e print of all."Japanese Wave Paintings" explores this and other works of Japanese art that depict these gigantic waves, as well as their meanings and history.

    Japanese Wave Paintings

    Japanese Wave Paintings

    by truefaith78

  • Every item in my home has a story behind it. One of my most treasured items is a Burmese kalaga which is the traditional name for an embroidered tapestry from Myanmar (Burma). This style comes from the Mandalay region and the tradition goes back...

    Kalagas - Burmese Bead Embroidered Tapestries

    Kalagas - Burmese Bead Embroidered Tapestries

    by jlshernandez17

  • Many photos and a summary of what you can see at the Homestead Heritage, Waco, Texas, located a few miles north of Waco on Gholson Road. A map and contact info is included. There are many crafts and excellent craftsmen in this community.

    The Homestead Heritage in Waco, Texas

    The Homestead Heritage in Waco, Texas

    by Randy McLaughlin16

  • Many parents love to display their children's artwork. They want to cultivate that inner artistic genius. Sometimes, though, all that artwork can really add up. Find out some creative and fun ways to display your child's artistic creations from making greeting cards to coffee table books!

    How to Display Your Kid's Artwork

    How to Display Your Kid's Artwork

    by Cynthia Calhoun52

  • This is a quick and fancy way to make things extra hospitable for out-of-town guests. You can find this form of towel origami at hotels, but it's equally nice to do at home.

    A Quick and Easy Origami-Folding Towel Method

    A Quick and Easy Origami-Folding Towel Method

    by Rebecca3

  • This article is all about tips and ideas for craft room studio storage organization. There are lots of photo examples and tips for specific types of craft supplies (i.e. yarn, beads, ribbon, etc.). I include additional resources as well.

    Craft Room Studio Storage Organization: Tips and Ideas

    Craft Room Studio Storage Organization: Tips and Ideas

    by Rose Clearfield20

  • Are you new to Bullet Journaling? Join me in my adventure of this new-to-me way of getting, and staying, organized and productive.

    5 Ideas for Bullet Journals

    5 Ideas for Bullet Journals

    by Diane Ziomek0

  • Many cathedrals and churches in Britain have memorial brasses that were set in the stone floors to mark burial places in medieval times. Since Victorian times it has been a popular pastime to make rubbings of these brasses and it can be fun and educational at the same time.

    How to do Brass-Rubbings

    How to do Brass-Rubbings

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan9

  • It is my goal to save the world, one book repair at a time! In this article I demonstrate how to make a simple book repair to a child's book. The spine cover came loose and it was a very easy repair.

    How to Repair a Spine on a Child's Hardcover Book

    How to Repair a Spine on a Child's Hardcover Book

    by Mickie’s Little Red Wagon1

  • There are definitely days when I feel as though I have nothing to create. Here is an article on how to overcome that feeling and get back to your creative self!

    How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

    How to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

    by Dylan Buckley0

  • How do you get fair financial compensation when someone plagiarises or steals your artwork or design? Follow a common process to deal with copyright infringement and take back control.

    What to Do About Online Art Theft & Plagiarism

    What to Do About Online Art Theft & Plagiarism

    by Suzanne Day29

  • Accidents happen! If you have a torn or ripped page in a beloved book, it's easy to repair it with materials you probably have around the house.

    How to Repair a Torn Page in a Book

    How to Repair a Torn Page in a Book

    by Mickie Goad25

  • Artist, Linda Wages, acquired a God-inspired talent during her later adult years. Her drawings are examples of how our early experiences generate expressions of beauty later in life.

    The Efflorescence Of A Late Bloomer

    The Efflorescence Of A Late Bloomer

    by Dianna Mendez39

  • How to solve these three common problems: trouble starting pens, clogged channel in a nib, and a piston that needs re-lubrication.

    Troubleshooting With Fountain Pens

    Troubleshooting With Fountain Pens

    by Josh2551

  • Art appreciation improves quality of life and makes you feel good. Great artworks stimulates the brain similarly to what happens when we fall in love: we produce dopamine.

    7 Ways Art Improves Quality of Life

    7 Ways Art Improves Quality of Life

    by Robie Benve22

  • Keeping an art journal can be a fun way to record life events and daily activities. This article gives ideas on what to write as well as how to write in an art journal. New ideas are added regularly.

    Art Journal Prompts

    Art Journal Prompts

    by Gayle Dowell73

  • Make this easy peace ornament for Earth Day, a 60’s-70’s/hippie theme party, or just for someone who's a fan of the peace-sign symbol and bead crafts!

    How to Make a Beaded Peace Sign Ornament

    How to Make a Beaded Peace Sign Ornament

    by Mary Merriment3

  • Ribbon can be used in so many different types of projects. However, storing ribbon in an easily accessible way can be difficult. Building a ribbon holder will allow you to neatly store your ribbon and have easy access to it.

    How to Build a Ribbon Holder

    How to Build a Ribbon Holder

    by Eric Cramer15

  • I'm not an expert in meditation or art but my personal experience with the two has given me inspiration and peace that I would like to share.

    Using Meditation for Art

    Using Meditation for Art

    by Mystic Writer0

  • Book binding is easy. Let's take it step-by-step and make a beautiful book out of your writing!

    Book Binding Made Easy

    Book Binding Made Easy

    by Joanna0

  • Tesserae is the word for the pieces you glue to create a mosaic. Tesserae can include tile, stained glass, smalti, broken china (pique assiette), beads, stones, crystals, shells, pebbles and jewelry.

    Mosaic Tesserae: A Basic Guide

    Mosaic Tesserae: A Basic Guide

    by Silva Hayes2

  • Robert McGinnis was the king of paperback covers. The golden age of pulps was also the golden age of his art. He was an astute painter. There were many who can draw scantily clothed women. But McGinnis has the gift of composition. His lines were clean and sensual, his anatomical details lifelike.

    Art of Robert McGinnis: Guns, Dolls & Gangsters Molls

    Art of Robert McGinnis: Guns, Dolls & Gangsters Molls

    by Mohan Kumar18

  • It’s easy to feel drawn to the texture and nuance of a Southwestern landscape. Throughout the day and year, the light hits our exaggerated mountains, plateaus and valleys...

    Mary Silverwood: A Love Affair With Landscape

    Mary Silverwood: A Love Affair With Landscape

    by Woflgang Mabry0

  • This is a fun project! Design and construct your favorite building using poster board and craft paper. This hobby or career is called "Model Building" and is great for individuals or families.

    Model Building With Poster Board and Craft Paper

    Model Building With Poster Board and Craft Paper

    by Tricia Deed1

  • Landscape paintings - or 'shan shui' ("Mountain and water") paintings - have been a part of Chinese art for many thousands of years. They have deep spiritual and political meanings and are an expression of the artist's inner soul. "Chinese Landscape Paintings" takes a look at Chinese landscape paintings throughout the centuries, the basic components of a shan shui painting, and landscape paintings in modern-day Chinese art.

    Chinese Landscape Paintings

    Chinese Landscape Paintings

    by truefaith76

  • After living 10 years in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma as a creative from South Florida, I moved to rural Guthrie. In the 4 years I have been here I am still me but one of them. Here's how I adjusted.

    10 Tips for a Creative Type Living in a Rural Town

    10 Tips for a Creative Type Living in a Rural Town

    by Mystic Writer0

  • How to make your own chalk paint! Need a custom color? Only need a small amount of a certain color? This is the perfect tutorial on how to achieve that!

    Easy DIY Chalk Paint Recipe

    Easy DIY Chalk Paint Recipe

    by MissKrisCayllie1

  • The curious art of taxidermy has fascinated societies for centuries, and this macabre past time has gone through many iterations and interpretations, and continues to divide opinion.

    Taxidermy: Life After Death!

    Taxidermy: Life After Death!

    by lateralscript0

  • Using process color is a classic art form, especially in printing. However, it can be used in so many other ways as well! This hub will tell you what process color is and how to use it.

    Meet Process Color

    Meet Process Color

    by Hannah Beam0

  • It’s been said that digital art is not art because it is created using a computer and there is no “original” piece, but is art really about the tools used to create it?

    Digital Art - A Revolutionary Form of Art

    Digital Art - A Revolutionary Form of Art

    by Alison H0

  • Directions for making no-fuss gifts with fresh & dried herbs: herb-flavored sugar, vinegar & oil; herbal skin toner & hand soap; herbal incense; & herbal hankie sachets.

    Easy DIY Gifts Made With Herbs

    Easy DIY Gifts Made With Herbs

    by Jill Spencer29

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