Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

Anything to do with arts and crafts.

Scrapbooking The Memories

It is enjoyable to start a scrapbook around holidays such as Christmas, but these volumes can be a great way to keep your memories year around. I like put photographs, my artwork, and cards in my scrapbook as a way … Continue reading

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I finished this painting yesterday. I love to paint, but I don’t do it all that often. Every once in a while, the spirit moves me, and I do it, even though there is no particular reason. I haven’t been … Continue reading

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Return to the Messy Painting

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Much earlier this year, I had an urge to paint, and so I got out my art supplies and started painting. The painting I began to paint was very messy. And the more I painted it, the messier it got. At … Continue reading

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Make a Halloween Card Featuring A Cat

So how can you make a Halloween card? I prefer sweet Halloween themes, so a black cat with glowing eyes is right up my alley. Make A Halloween Photo Card: Step 1 Select a photograph you would like to use … Continue reading

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Messy Painting

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I am a messy painter. I use way too much paint when I start to fill the canvas, and later I put layers and layers on the original paint in an attempt to get my desired effect. In the painting … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Craft Ideas

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy the things we are thankful for, like crafting.  The holiday also means crafters might want to think about creating some holiday decor, but this can become expensive.  Starting in October many of the crafting … Continue reading

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Transferring The Cat Drawing

Tonight I started transferring the rough draft sketch of Irina the cat. Thus far I have traced over Irina cat sketch with transparent tracing paper. The video illustrates how I traced the rough draft outline of Irina.  

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Draw A San Bernardino Mountains Inspired Desert Landscape

The backside of the San Bernardino Mountains is a high desert terrain, which was the perfect inspiration of this drawing. Desert landscapes are wonderful draw because the artist can either go out in nature and sketch, or use a photograph … Continue reading

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Weaving On A Cardboard Loom

Create an interesting throw by weaving yarn on cardboard. First, find a piece of cardboard, and cut out a square or rectangular shape for your loom.  Cut the cardboard loom according to the shape you want your woven articles to … Continue reading

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Crafting Videos

The World Wide Web is a rich resource for videos on budget crafting. Simply type your favorite topic into the YouTube search engine and find short videos demonstrating how to make a myriad of easy to make crafts.  Below are … Continue reading

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