background preloader

Creativity II

Facebook Twitter

20 Beautiful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials. If you want to create distinctive vector artwork, then Adobe Illustrator is the best tool.

20 Beautiful Adobe Illustrator Tutorials

If you don`t have inspiration, below you can see 20 great tutorials. Have fun. The Art of Oaxacan Wood Carving. 10 Ways to Style a Plain White Tee. Few things beat a classic white tee.

10 Ways to Style a Plain White Tee

Throw it on with a pair of jeans, cork wedges, a long necklace, and you’re good to go just about anywhere. Best of all, white tees are such a staple that you can find them at just about any corner store, grocery store, mall, or pharmacy. Seeing as we love style hackery oh-so-much, we decided to take on the classic tee, and came up with 10 new ways to restyle, rework, and totally transform it. If you have any questions about specific tutorials below, be sure to leave us a note in the comments. Colored Pencils. Pansy by Samantha Bell Colored pencils are a fun medium for any age.

Colored Pencils

Economical and portable, the effects achieved with these pencils range from very soft, muted artwork to vibrant, colorful designs. Murray_Cholowsky: Pen & Ink - Shading/Techniques/Lesson (1 of 4) Welcome to the world of ink art!!

Murray_Cholowsky: Pen & Ink - Shading/Techniques/Lesson (1 of 4)

This will be an introductory article showing you some different types of line and shading techniques that are the basics for most ink drawings. I've also included a step-by-step lesson with a line drawing you can use to follow along and practice a few techniques. These techniques can be used on their own or can be combined in a single drawing, so don't be afraid to experiment with this medium. Free art lessons - learn how to draw, paint and design. I Like Markers. Prismacolor Marker Review by ~Prismacolorists on deviantART. Pen and ink drawing - tutorials and galleries. An Introduction to Markers. By Sylver / Sylvia T.

An Introduction to Markers

Leung. Firstly, I'll have to warn you that makers aren't everyone's 'cup of tea.' By 'markers' I mean the really good, professional kind, not Crayola or Pentel (not bashing the companies, just stating their markers aren't what I'm going to talk about.) Markers can have the tendency to leak everywhere if not controlled right and you have to develop your own way of handling them or else things will come out streaky.

Like any other medium, markers lend a different feel to colors and pictures in general. Brand names Now, let's get started. Prismacolor markers have two tips and a vast array of colors. Letraset Tria markers are, in my opinion, better because they have three tips: a broad tip, a middle brush-like tip, and a smaller nib. Now, lastly are Copic Markers . For these markers, I really suggest using marker paper. There are varying opinions on blending markers. Techniques The first technique I learned by myself was layering. Art Marker Pens: The Best Markers To Draw With. The Best Drawing Pens for Artists: Pens for Creating Pen and Ink Artwork.

Tinkered Art Studio. Tutorials. 10 iPhone and Android Apps for Taking Self-Portraits. 10 iPhone and Android Apps for Taking Self-Portraits Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended!

10 iPhone and Android Apps for Taking Self-Portraits

But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! Invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. National Gallery of Art NGAkids Art Zone. SEA-SAWS SEA-SAWS is fun for kids of all ages.

National Gallery of Art NGAkids Art Zone

Select photographs of natural and man-made objects, then arrange the pieces to create a seascape or an abstract composition. The BUILD tool helps you construct animated characters and set them in motion. (Shockwave, 7.5 MB) FACES & PLACES helps children of all ages create portraits and landscape paintings in the style of American naive artists. By combining visual elements borrowed from more than 100 works in the National Gallery's permanent collection, this two-part interactive activity offers an overview of American folk art of the 18th and 19th centuries. Photo Op is a large program and it may take some time to download. The NGAkids Still Life (Shockwave, 8 MB) helps you create interactive art that mirrors the paintings of the old masters. A still life slideshow (Flash, 32K) features photographs of real paintings and art objects in the National Gallery of Art that were the inspiration for this interactive.

Paper Mosaic Craft Activity. Go to primary navigation Go to the site search Go to main content Go to the footer Products for life from people who care.® Menu Rifton Resources.

Paper Mosaic Craft Activity

Color Pages for Mom - Free Printable Adult Coloring Pages. Fine Art Coloring Books. A Designers Paradise. Design Inspiration. 22 Things You Can Do Today to Change Your Photography Forever. Would you pin this on Pinterest? Susan Seymour. My work has evolved over the years and has become increasingly abstract and geometric.

Susan Seymour

My early paper mosaics where meant to mimic tile mosaics and my design considerations centered around giving these mosaics a contemporary feel while maintaining the traditional look of grout and tile mosaics. After several years, I began to experiment with paper mosaic quilts, combining the techniques of mosaic with contemporary quilt patterns. This body of work contains some of my favorite pieces, but since no artist stays still for long, my work then moved into exploring dimensional designs representing cityscapes - both funky and dramatic. ★ Paper Sculpture Techniques & Inspiration.

Paper sculpture is the manipulation of paper to form a 3D image or structure.

★ Paper Sculpture Techniques & Inspiration

The techniques used are quite basic, with paper cutting, curving/shaping and folding being the main ones in use. You can also incorporate origami skills, embossing and other paper craft methods depending on the project. You will find that most paper sculptures are bold and unfussy in order to make the biggest impact. Clean lines are very important. Dar-thursday-7.