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easy background tutorial with paint and pens
Nice background - with tutorial
SUZAN BUCKNER: BACKGROUND TUTORIAL #3
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Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes. What a perfect enclosure for a gift card or gift "coupon" from kids.
Great gas card envelope or coffee shop gift card holder for a pioneer
Easy background tutorial with Czekoczyna
Journal Tutorial - Part 3: Writing (about observations, use your senses to get started...)
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.
LOVE this idea!
Julie Balzer's watercolor background preparation sheet stages.
The Courage to Stand Tall | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
My World is Shrinking by Barb ☮, via Flickr
Journal Page Background Techniques, best site I have found
After water coloring drys, doodle with Pitt pens, then gel pens, then colored pencils, white-out pen, black marker &/or gold pen.
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)