All posts by Barbara Delaney

Create Heraldry-Inspired Hand Lettering

Laura Lavender’s Lettering Lesson, Heraldry-Inspired Lettering (Volume 21), will send you back in time for inspiration. Learn about supporters, banners, and decorative elements with regal roots, and build a custom design. Add new styles to your hand-lettering repertoire that will give a historic feel to your art. Then, create an inspiring piece that incorporates your…

Make DIY Lettering Pens!

Hand lettering is an adventure with any writing tools: Finding which ones work best, learning how to use them, and finding the ones you like working with is just the beginning. But once you have that down, it’s time to spread your wings, and what better way than to make your own hand-lettering tools. In…

Juice Box Printing

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Found-Paper Dresses

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Create Collage Letters with this Hand-Lettering Technique

Cloth Paper Scissors’ Lettering Lessons feature a variety of lettering techniques, using all kinds of pens, markers, paints, and more. The new Lettering Lesson from Mandy Russell has you delving into your paper stash for this special hand-lettering technique. Lettering is one of my favorite things to do, so here I go again. This technique takes hand…

4 Hand-Lettering Ideas from Top Artists

Hand lettering is one of my very favorite things to do, and I know I am not alone in that. I am always looking for new ideas and new materials and techniques to enhance what I already know and do. This Ultimate Lettering Collection has everything you need from some of our favorite artists. Joanne…

Announcing the Mixed-Media Portrait Reader Challenge Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists for our Mixed-Media Portrait reader challenge. Thank you to all who participated in the challenge, and congratulations to the finalists. Finalists, please send your artwork to us by May 30th, 2018. F+W Media, Inc. ATT: Mixed-Media Portrait 2 Mill and Main Place Maynard, MA 01754 Carol Gallion •…

Make Oracle Card Journals with Cathy Nichols

I have always been drawn to water, specifically the ocean. So, when I started planning this post for this Art Lesson, which deals with archetypes and their meaning, I decided to see if there were creatures of the sea that had any ties to creativity. In this quest, I discovered that whales are associated with compassion,…