Get inspired with creative project ideas for novices and experienced artists alike. Whatever medium you’re interested in, you’ll find easy-to-follow tutorials…
Get merry this holiday season by making your own watercolor ornaments! Follow along with artist Jeannie Dickson as she demonstrates how to add bold colors and a bit of sparkle to your design using a variety of watercolor techniques. Once you’re finished, you’ll have a dazzling, one-of-a-kind ornament to deck the tree with or gift to friends!
Learn to paint a loose, expressive portrait with artist Rachel Christopolous and Daler-Rowney System 3 Acrylics! Get Rachel’s top tips for drawing and sketching faces, learn how to layer acrylic colors to create highlights and shadows, and discover how using a non-traditional color palette results in livelier, more vibrant skin tones.
Give your table cover a spooky makeover with fake blood splatter! Learn how to make fake blood with Rit dye and a food thickener, then create a splatter look using a squeeze bottle. Set the dye with Rit ColorStay Dye Fixative, rinse in cold water, and wash before using.
Learn how to draw a realistic wolf with artist Katy Lipscomb and Derwent! In this step-by-step drawing tutorial, Katy shares her top tips for sketching, shading, blending, and building layers with Derwent Inktense and Chromaflow Pencils. Learn why Katy chooses Derwent for her illustrations, create frame-worthy art, and leave with skills you’ll use again and again.
Inspired by kintsugi, the Japanese art of mending broken pottery with pieces with gold, learn how to use a simple fold-and-press process to create stunning, dimensional abstract acrylic artwork. The gold lines aren’t just beautiful — they tell a visual story of healing, persevering, and embracing imperfections
Put some sparkle in your step with a fun and easy DIY earring project! Liquid Sculpey and Sculpey 3D Jewelry Molds make it easy to create glittery earrings in a variety of shapes and sizes. Customize to create an on-trend accessory for any look or create a pair for family and friends.
Learn how to paint a textured landscape using the Utrecht Artists’ Oils Landscape Colors Set, Utrecht NOOD Odorless Paint Thinner and Blick Painting Knives! Explore fundamental oil painting techniques like fat over lean, modifying colors, and adding texture with a palette knife.
Create a colorful watermelon painting using the bold colors of Blick Matte Acrylics! Fully intermixable and perfect for beginners, they’re great for creating flat, matte, graphic artwork. Plus, learn new brushstroke techniques with Princeton Velvetouch Brushes—the ultimate tool for mixed media!
Learn abstract painting techniques using Jacquard Piñata Colors swirled together with ArtResin. This process, similar to paint pouring, relies on intuition and chance, but always yields exciting and beautiful results. Jacquard Piñata Colors are alcohol-based inks that retain bold color when mixed with resin, and ArtResin is certified non-toxic meaning no VOCs or fumes. These paintings are so fun and easy to make, you won’t be able to stop!
Rustic wood slices make the perfect surface for a whimsical woodland friend! Explore three ways to decorate! Paint directly onto the wood slices, collage with decorative papers, or use a Versa Tool to “draw” the images! Perfect for parties, this easy project is fun for all ages!