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Sharpie Markers Official Blog

Sharpie Markers Official Blog
Getting antsy for Spring to come? UGH we are, too (can you tell?)! For those of you that already skipping through town in your perfect spring getup, I would like to introduce you to the Sharpie green-eyed monster. Hello. So, to brighten up this cloudy weather, we thought of the perfect way to add a little color in our lives…SHARPIE COASTERS! These artsy, one-of-a-kind additions to your coffee table will make any appreciative guest marvel at your OBVIOUS skilled craftsmanship as you chuckle to yourself and shove your Sharpie markers out of sight. In just a few easy steps, you can create these beautiful tiles quickly and for less than 10 bucks! White ceramic tilesRubbing alcoholSmall straw or eyedropperYour favorite Sharpie fine markers You may also want to purchase felt and glue for the bottom of the coasters and a shiny varnish to seal it. Find white ceramic tile at any hardware store (they should be under a dollar each). Color with Sharpies! Seal it using a spray fixative first.

http://blog.sharpie.com/2013/04/coasting-into-spring/

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The home for green crafts and tutorials! Paper Published on September 17th, 2012 | by Julie Finn Alcohol ink is the perfect pigment to use to paint on non-porous surfaces like plastic or metal, but it’s also crazy expensive. Fortunately, you can make your own DIY alcohol ink using the rubbing alcohol in your medicine cabinet and that stash of dried-out markers cluttering your art supplies cabinet. The DIY alcohol ink works great, costs basically nothing, and helps recycle those resource-wasteful markers. A little alcohol ink goes a long way, so you’ll want to source out tiny containers with tight-fitting lids for your project.

DIY Wall Art - Textured Mixed Media A colorful textured canvas that is easy to make! It even has a recycled element! The Supplies 1. canvas 2. tissue paper Typographer's Glossary Serif: Serif's are semi-structural details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols. A typeface that has serifs is called a serif typeface (or seriffed typeface). Some of the main classifications of Serif type are: Blackletter, Venetian, Garalde, Modern, Slab Serif, Transitional, and Informal.

Feather Making Tutorial This tutorial was published last Tuesday on Infarrantly Creative. Thank you so very much Beckie for the opportunity to guest blog. Have you seen Beckie's blog? Divinity Withinity - art, creativity, fun: Tutorial: Making Colourful Backgrounds That Won't Warp Thin Papers I finally created a photo tutorial for the art journal backgrounds I've been talking about. The technique can also be used in card and tag making, bookmarks, collage, ATC's, handmade wrapping paper or anything you can think of! I'd love if you shared your ideas in the comments area :-) This is mostly a 'dry' technique meaning that it won't cause thin paper to warp or buckle when applied. I do also include a variation of this technique that is 'wet' for those who don't mind buckling or who use thicker paper.

10 Awesome Infographics for Graphic Designers As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of income. Some designers make a full-time living designing infographics alone. And while infographics always require the talents of a graphic designer, how many infographics have you seen that feature graphic designers? treasure hunting: keys I’m so very excited to introduce Treasure Hunting, a new monthly column for DIY Wednesdays. If you’re like me, you can often be found browsing the aisles of thrift shops, scouring the tables at flea markets or haggling over prices at yard sales. Sometimes you inherit a random item unexpectedly, or perhaps you walk past give-away piles on the street and feel an involuntary cringe over the wasted possibilities. This column stems from those experiences and from a love of objects and their formal properties.

Using Tim Holtz's Distress Stains - Joggles.com Distress Stains ** Strathmore Visual Journals - I'm using the Mixed Media paper in 5.5" x 8" size ** NonStick Craft Sheet ** Mini Misters ** Silk Salt ** Mop Brush ** Perfect Pearls Mists ** Craft Scraper ** Venise Lace Because there was a fair amount of water on the page the colors pooled in places. Once the page dried the colors appear darker in those places where they'd pooled.

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