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easy background tutorial with paint and pens
Nice background - with tutorial
SUZAN BUCKNER: BACKGROUND TUTORIAL #3
Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes. What a perfect enclosure for a gift card or gift "coupon" from kids.
Gillian Lanyon Lanyon Lanyon Lanyon Soutter - thought you might like this xxx by Donna Heart.
Julie Balzer's watercolor background preparation sheet stages.
Journal Page Background Techniques, best site I have found
A reminder to myself to get an old book for a sketchpad! I have seen this done with great effect and you wouldn't be so precious about the paper either.
Art Journal // "Growing Tree" by Valerie Hebert (valsart on flickr) "For the 3 Hearts Workshop, completed 6-1-11, with pen, pencil, colored pencil. Kept with black and white and green theme."
Easy Tutorial for Distressing Paper Edges
Easy abstract painting that anyone can do! Just blob the paint on the canvas in random spots and blend! (would be interesting how students could make different pictures w/ the same colors and same blob positions)
Changing a light fixture is like the easiest thing ever and makes you feel so accomplished! Great step-by-simple-step tutorial!
NEWLa Poste Burlap Announcements by My Adobe by myadobecottage, $20.00
Easy abstract painting anyone can do! I still need some wall art for my daughter's room...this is something she could do as well!