All posts by Barbara Delaney

Hand Drawn Decorated Monograms

In the June Lettering Lesson, Alexandra Snowdon shows how she creates decorated monograms. Alexandra had some great tips for making the monogram even more personal, many of which I incorporated in my piece. Her extra art includes some of her more whimsical creations that are just perfect for gift giving . . . I loved…

Finished

Texture Techniques on Black

Inspired by the lights and sights in New York City at night, mixed-media artist Katie Blaine decided to work on a black textured background to capture that exciting look in her paintings. Most artists have their go-to methods and materials for creating texture, involving everything from layering to applying mediums to carving into the surface,…

Tea Bag Book 3

Artist Profile: Ruby Silvious

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A transparency overlay, depicting underwater plants, reminds us to look below the surface to enjoy even more of the ocean’s riches.

Make Your Own Travel Journal

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Use Samantha’s rose template to create a frame for a special photo.

A Paper-Cut photo frame

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Fabric scraps, fibers, and threads

Art Journaling Reboot

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