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How to Prepare Cardboard for…

Ivy Lily Crafts
Julkaistu 5 kuukautta sitten

Would you like to paint on cardboard, but have noticed that the paint soaks into and you can't achieve bright colors? I'll show you how to prepare a piece of cardboard for painting with gesso primer. Cardboard works for both acrylic and oil painting and you might sometimes want to use it instead…

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Free Printable Adult Coloring Pages

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Julkaistu 5 kuukautta sitten

Get ready to color! Print out these free ethnic coloring pages for kids and adults. You'll get an Indian girl portrait coloring page and a tribal pattern coloring page + envelope by signing up for the Ivy Lily Newsletter here. You'll get the coloring pages (+ more freebies) as PDFs you can…

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Pretty Little Liars Fan Art

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Julkaistu 6 kuukautta sitten

I've steered away from doing fan art for a long time due to copyright reasons. But I gave in and decided to make some for myself this year. I can't sell fan art so I can use it to experiment without having to worry about the outcome. As PLL season 7b is starting I thought it was a good time to…

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Easter Witch Watercolor Painting

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Julkaistu 6 kuukautta sitten

Almost everyone knows of the egg painting Easter tradition. But if you're not from Finland or Sweden, you might not know about Easter witches. In Finland children decorate willow twigs with colorful feathers and other decorations on Sunday, one week before Easter. Then they dress up as Easter…

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Water Mixable Oil Painting

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Julkaistu 9 kuukautta sitten

I've been wanting to try oil painting for a while and since I usually paint with watercolor and acrylics, I thought it would be easiest to start with water mixable oil paints.Water soluble oils allow you to clean the brushes with water and soap instead of using a toxic solvent like turpentine. You…

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2016 in Review | Yearly Blogging…

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Julkaistu 9 kuukautta sitten

Goodbye 2016, hello 2017! I started a tradition of yearly recaps in this blog in 2013. So here it is: my 2016 blogging year in review. Read on for my experience in hosting a giveaway, how I use different social media channels, how I make my YouTube video views grow, how I make money with my blog…

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2017 Coloring Calendar Printable

Ivy Lily Crafts
Julkaistu 10 kuukautta sitten

I made a coloring calendar for 2017! Ethnic portraits, fashion and jewellery with patterns and flowers in the background for adults and children to color. The images are the same as in the coloring books/pages already sold in my shop, but they're cropped and I added a few tribal and floral…

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Christmas Coloring Cards Printable

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Julkaistu 10 kuukautta sitten

I was looking for DIY Christmas card ideas and came across Christmas coloring cards: coloring pages in postcard size that you can print out, color and use as Christmas cards. I thought it was such a good idea, I had to make some of my own, too. I'll show you how I made these instant download…

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Sugar Skull Girl Acrylic Painting…

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Julkaistu 11 kuukautta sitten

My newest acrylic painting is a portrait of La Calavera Catrina or a sugar skull girl. Catrina, a skeleton woman dressed in nice clothes, is the icon for the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos). José Guadalupe Posada's original La Calavera Catrina was a satire of indigenous upper…

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Halloween Coloring Pages | Inktober…

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Julkaistu 11 kuukautta sitten

It's almost the end of Inktober 2016! This was my first time taking part in Inktober, which is a 30 day art challenge running every October. Read more about the Inktober challenge and the art supplies I used. My goal was to execute seven ideas and sketches I had into ink drawings and some of them…

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Inktober 2016 Challenge Begins |

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

Inktober 2016 begins today! Inktober is an art challenge running every October. The rules are simple: make a drawing in ink, post it online and hashtag with #inktober and #inktober2016 and repeat. You can make it a daily challenge or do it every other day or once a week etc. For more instructions…

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The Starving Artist Tag | Art Q&A

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I watched the Starving Artist Tag YouTube collaboration videos by Mira Byler, Lena Danya, Happy D. Artist, Katherine Ward Art, Tina Yu and Katie Jobling and decided to take part in the tag in blog format. The Starving Artist tag is a way to get to know other artists by answering 20 questions about…

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My Art Supply Collection

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

This is a list of most of the art supplies I use for painting and drawing: papers, paints, pencils, markers, mediums, pastels, inks and art books. I've also included links on where you can buy some of these products, if you're interested. The links marker with * are affiliate links. Watercolor I…

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100 Art Video Ideas for YouTube

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

Having trouble coming up with ideas for art projects, art blog posts or art YouTube channel videos? I've listed 100 (or 101) art video title or topic ideas for YouTube in this post. A lot of them work for blog posts, too. Some of them you can use as ideas for you art projects that you don't even…

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DIY Notebook Cover Ideas | Back to…

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

It's been a while since I've done some mindfulness crafting by cutting up old magazines. I just find it so relaxing to to flip through old magazines, find pictures and pages I like and cut shapes out of them. So here are 3 DIY notebook cover ideas for school etc. Decorate three notebook covers by…

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Coloring Book Giveaway!

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

If you don't have my African and Indian portraits coloring book yet, here's your chance to get it for free! At the beginning of this month, my YouTube channel Ivy Lily Creative reached 100 subscribers. To celebrate that I decided to host a giveaway for my YouTube and email list subscribers. Here's…

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How to Draw from a Photo Using the…

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One of the biggest struggles in creating portrait art is getting the proportions right. It doesn't matter if you're great at shading pencil drawings. If the initial proportions are wrong, the likeliness of the person in the portrait will be off. I used to draw portraits completely freehand…

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DIY Willow Ball Garden Decoration |

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

I've admired the willow balls and statues at Koiramäen Pajutalli (Doghill's Willow Stable) for a long time and so my first nature craft this spring is a willow ball. I think willow balls are the perfect decoration to hang in your apple tree or another big tree in the garden. It's not a completely…

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How to Transfer Sketch onto…

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

As I've mentioned before, I don't usually draw my sketches for paintings straight onto watercolor paper or canvas. I draw the sketch on a separate paper, where it's easier to erase and clean up the outlines and then transfer the finished sketch onto my painting surface. In this blog post I'll list…

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DIY Galaxy Pencil Holder / Flower…

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

Galaxy pencil holder. Galaxy crafts and paintings have been popular for a few years, but I just decided to have a go at it for the first time. I had fun painting the last yogurt bucket flower pots so I made a galaxy version of them. You can use these recycled yogurt buckets as flower pots for home…

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How I Set Up My Camera for Youtube…

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Last month I wrote a blog post about how I make my Youtube art and craft videos. The basics from the filming equipment to camera set-up and editing. I mentioned I'm struggling to film straight down and usually film from the side. I have a cheap tripod, but I can't use it to film straight down,

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Gradient and Tribal Flower Pots DIY

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

If you feel like you never have enough pots for flowers or houseplants, this is a cheap way to make some cute ones yourself. You can turn old yogurt buckets into flower pots by covering up the original text and pictures with acrylic paint and removing the handle. If you eat yogurt a lot (I do,

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Indian Girl Acrylic Portrait |

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

My newest painting was inspired by photography of Indian children in traditional costumes and this Indian girl drawing by Janina Brandão. I took the reference photo of my niece, who is not Indian, and gave the painting an Indian feel by adding jewelry, make-up, bright colors and gold details (all…

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Tribal Coloring Book Page +…

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Julkaistu vuosi sitten

I have a box full of handmade envelopes I've made of old magazine pages, but I thought it would be fun to actually draw an envelope design. And since it's a black and white line art of tribal patterns, it doubles as a coloring page for kids and grown-ups. Both freebies are available for download…

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