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Pattern Making Courses Online - Design your own clothes - eTelestia

Pattern Making Courses Online - Design your own clothes - eTelestia
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How to create and keep an art journal by aisling d'art ©2006 Artist's journals are illustrated diaries and journals on any theme. An art journal can be a record of your daily thoughts, a travel journal, an exercise or diet diary, a dream journal, a place where you jot down your goals or to-do lists, or... well, almost any record that you'd like to keep in a book or notebook. They become "art journals" when you add any kind of illustration or embellishment to the pages. These pages share ideas and tips for creating and keeping your own illustrated journal. How to create an art journal How I started my art journals - Early notes about how I work, from a 2001 email. Art journaling techniques How to collage in your art journals - A summary of the basics. Color basics for art and travel journals - An overview, preparing for my upcoming workshop and journaling tour. Materials and supplies for art journaling Composition book art journals - Affordable, fun notebooks for all kinds of journals and diaries. Writing tips, prompts, and ideas

3 Ways to Design Your Own Clothes Online Dave Sloan is CEO of Treehouse Logic, which offers a hosted design tool solution that enables customer co-creation. You can reach Dave at dave@treehouselogic.com and follow him on Twitter. Do you have good taste? Feeling inspired? Lots of new fashion startups want to tap into your creativity. Here are three ways to get started in fashion design from the comfort of your own computer. 1. Garmz’s goal is to activate fashion talent. Fabricly has set out to help you, the designer, launch your own clothing line. Both Garmz and Fabricly are in the business of democratizing the fashion world by giving creative, up-and-coming designers access to the fashion industry. 2. Instead of asking designers to sketch out free-form designs, Polyvore provides a web-based scrapbooking tool that accesses a broad library of fashion pieces. Fashiolista takes on the difficulty of finding fashion across a crowded Internet, i.e. Google’s Boutiques.com invites members to create and follow online boutiques. 3.

Understanding What Art Journaling Is: 10 Links to Get You Started | Get It Scrapped! from an art journal by Dina Wakley Do you art journal? Are you wondering if you might like art journaling? Maybe you’ve heard about keeping a visual diary and it’s piqued your interest. Take a little time to stroll through the links below and get a better understanding of this art form that’s become popular. So take a look and let us know if you’re feeling inspired to try some art journaling yourself. from Frida Kahlo Dina Wakley: Defining Art Journaling Aisling D’Art: How I Started My Art Journals Squidoo Lens by Sammie: A Goldmine of Journal Writing Prompts Play Design Create: 7 Tips to Build a Treasury of Art Journal Ideas Flicker Inspiration: Flickr group: Visual Journals Dina Wakley: Using Art Journal Techniques on Scrapbook Pages Dina Wakley is a mixed-media and scrapbook artist who lives in Glendale, AZ with her husband and three fellas.

Tips and Tricks for Choosing the Perfect Paint Color | The Creativity Exchange Source: South Shore Decorating Benjamin Moore Coventry Gray Wall color Benjamin Moore Wicker Hi friends and welcome to another Friday Favorites! I have been wanting to write this post for such a long time but for some reason, I haven’t done it until now. There are some really easy tricks to zoning in on the perfect paint color quickly {and painlessly}, making it easier to identify and narrow down perfect paint colors for a space. Sherwin Williams Sea Salt So I thought I would share these tips & tricks and the “elimination” process that I use for choosing a paint color. Source: Decor Pad Benjamin Moore Abalone Sherwin Williams Gibralter So let’s get to the tips and steps to nailing the perfect paint color! Step #1) Changing the Focus/Process of Elimination One of the main elements that has really helped me more than anything is that instead of focusing on the various shades of a color that I like, I change my focus to eliminating what I don’t like about a color. Source: Decor Pad/ Kristy Froelich

art journaling as a creative process Flashcards: The worlds largest online library of printable flash cards - StumbleUpon 100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. If you're curious about what art therapy has to offer, you can try out some of these great solo exercises at home to help nurse your mind, body and soul back to health. If you like the experience, you can also seek out professional art therapy treatment in your area. Emotions Deal with emotions like anger and sadness through these helpful exercises. Draw or paint your emotions. Relaxation Art therapy can be a great way to relax. Paint to music. Happiness Art can not only help you deal with the bad stuff, but also help you appreciate and focus on the good. Draw your vision of a perfect day. Portraits Often, a great way to get to know yourself and your relationships with others is through portraits. Collaging Self

Supplies for Journaling There's oodles of creative fun to be had painting an art journal, which is art-making, diary-keeping, and journaling all in one. The starting point is having a stash of supplies organized and easily available so you never have to interrupt your creative flow because of a lack of something. Then some appealing paper or journal to work in, and a nice pen. 1. Gather Your Usual Painting Supplies Image: © 2008 Marion Boddy-Evans. All your existing art supplies -- paints and brushes, crayons, pencils, paper, canvas, etc. -- can be used for art journaling or creating altered pages. 2. Photo © Marion Boddy-Evans. If you're concerned about the longevity of what you're creating, use archival glue and tape, which will last and not "eat" the paper over time. If you're using with acrylic paint, this also works as a glue, as does many acrylic mediums (especially those that dry clear rather than white). 3. Marker pens make it easy to add lettering. 4. 5. 6. Image ©Marion Boddy-Evans. 7. 8. 9. 10.

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