Decoupage is an art technique used to decorate an object using paper cut outs and glue. This is a great activity to develop your child’s fine motor skills. 100 more words
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If you’ve ever asked yourself, “How do I make this picture glow like a candle-lit dinner?” “How do I form this line so I can pluck it off the paper?” “Why is this cat’s fur not glistening like the furs of the ancient Sphynx sprawled across her perch?” — you should layer. 342 more words
I’ve heard it said that one can’t learn Art through reading books, but sometimes those books actually help urge someone into action.
I’ve been reading in a book on Chinese ink painting techniques…and may just have gotten the inspiration to work on a painting (I’m not giving away the title until after I’ve decided whether to buy it or not). 444 more words
It’s been a bit of a trial even to get back to the point of writing, here. Good points? 1) I found my old Japanese Pentel Brush Pen (the one with the ink reservoir as the handle and no English anywhere), 2) I did go out and just get the Uni-Ball Signo 207’s in Ultra Micro and Bold; 3) I cleaned out one of my desk spaces and found at least five in-progress paper journals, organized by theme. 891 more words