How To Make Fun DIY Watercolor Christmas Tags

  Joining in the spirit of the Holiday season, we have our personalized gifts, Christmas cards, and home decorations. Before we forget, let’s not leave this one out from the set! Another fun thing to DIY this season is your own… *drumrolls*… Christmas tags! Refrain from buying those expensive and disposable cards from your neighborhood bookshops. Instead, we suggest that …

How To Have A Mindful Christmas

BY ARDAK KASSENOVA Christmas is all about giving. Every year, people from all around the world gather to celebrate and give each other gifts in solidarity with this joyous season. By doing so, we acknowledge that we are grateful for the existence of these people in our lives, and that we were first given the greatest gift of all – …

3 Easy DIY Christmas Decors

Ho-ho-ho! Christmas is just around the corner, and as much as it is the perfect downtime for relaxation, it’s also the time to have loads of fun with your family and loved ones. Part of entertaining guests is to make sure that you have the proper decor. Now, having good ones don’t necessarily mean that you have to spend tons …

Painting Prompts: What Should I Paint? (Christmas Edition)

Art by Mimma Immonen.  It’s Christmas season again, and along with the inevitable gift shopping, menu making, home-cooking, and gift wrapping spree — it’s also the perfect time to whip out your materials and create some art! The holiday break will be just around the corner, and this grants you some time to slow down, free your mind, and spend …

Easy and Simple DIY Christmas Cards At Home

Aside from the yearly tradition of family reunions and gift-giving, greeting our loved ones in a special way is something that we all look forward to during the Holiday season. It has been our practice to give away cards to our friends, family, and loved ones — especially those that live far away from us, as a symbol of remembrance …

Gifts for the artist in your life • ZenART Supplies

  By Susan L Stewart Finding gifts for that special artist in your life can be confusing if you are not an artist. This guide will give you some options for supplies any artist will love. ZenART Supplies group their products around the medium your artist uses. “Medium” is an art term meaning the type of materials an artist uses …

Oil Paint Sets Can Help You Grow as an Artist

by Susan L Stewart Oil paint sets are a great idea for any artist, especially those who are unfamiliar with various brands and aren’t quite sure of color choices. Manufacturers understand how their colors work together and use that information to combine them into sets as a convenience. Benefits of artists’ oil paint sets Buying your oil paints in small …

Top Tips to Help you Beat Creative

One of the most common causes of creative block I see in my consulting room is the devastating effect of the inner critic. You see as well as the family and friends we have around us, we also have an inner family, and some of those family members, such as the critic, can be really nasty. Think of your worst enemy; …