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How to Make Your Own Scratch Art

I’m sure we’ve all done scratch art when we were little.  That black piece of paper that you scrape away to get to the rainbow colors underneath.  840 more words

New drawing tutorial video on YouTube

My new oil pastel dog portrait video is up on Sakura of America’s YouTube channel now!

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create adorable portraits of sweet dogs by layering fun colors of… 34 more words


between drawing & painting

A few weeks ago in September I went to the Botanic Gardens to draw with a Meetup group.  I decided to use some Sennelier oil pastels that I have — just because — and it turned out to be rather a challenge.  367 more words


Courtney Carroll - Featured Artist No. 1

COURTNEY CARROLL studied painting and printmaking at the Maine College of Art in Portland, ME. She received her B.A. in Art in 2008 from the University of Hawaii, Hilo and is currently finishing her Master’s in Social Work at IU South Bend. 533 more words

Twyckenham Notes

Sunset September

September has been a busy month in the studio.

The sunsets that I talked about last month are ruling my creativity with more variations, but I’ve also managed to find time to squeeze in the start of a travel series from Ireland and keep working on my… 176 more words

Brisbane Artist

The Eye Of...

| The Eye Of… | $32.48 | Oil Pastel on Paper |

| By Hannah Vandagrift |


Caturday Art Wash

Hi (Furry)furriends <3

I’m in the middle…

of a wash…

…but I think I better stop…

to do…

my artwork now…

and give…


an early sleep… 39 more words