“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”
via Learning to Draw – With Paint — Artistcoveries
Photo by Farmhouse MoonIf there’s no place like home for the holidays, there’s no holiday gift quite like one that’s made by a creative entrepreneur in your very own community. And this Small Business Saturday, shoppers in four cities across the US—Austin, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC—will have an extra-special opportunity to stock up…
via Show Your Love for Local Makers on Small Business Saturday® — Etsy Journal
 
Photo by Amanda KingloffHalloween is a holiday that comes in many shades—more so than just about any other occasion for celebration. It can be silly, gory, spooky, sexy, or—especially this year—mystical and elegant. That’s the aesthetic that inspired this DIY, which taps into the current divination-centric decor trend. Explore Halloween ideas While it’s not exactly…
via How to Make Palmistry-Inspired Candleholders for Your Halloween Bash — Etsy Journal
The founder of People of Print – and of the only poster in the world registered as a magazine – explains how print can thrive in the digital age. If you ask illustrator Marcroy Smith, reports of the death of print have been greatly exaggerated. The founder of People of Print, an online platform where…
via Print isn’t dead: Posterzine on the future of print — MOO Blog