All posts by Barbara Delaney

Art Lessons 2018: Story Scrolls with Libby Williamson

Art Lessons 2018: Story Scrolls with Libby Williamson

Using a variety of materials and techniques in a project can be a challenge, but when they meld together beautifully, you can’t help but be on top of the world. In the August Art Lesson from Cloth Paper Scissors, Libby Williamson brings together several techniques that work so well, you’ll come back to them again and…

Handmade Holiday: The Best Gifts to Give

It’s never too early to start thinking about handmade holiday gifts! Making something by hand for your loved ones is the ultimate way to say you care. So leave yourself enough time to plan and create without pressure—and by all means, consult these fantastic books and videos. They have everything you need to get started…

Use Molding Paste to Tell Stories with Texture

Suzanne McNeill has a knack for using all kinds of materials and techniques in creative ways to tell stories with her art. In this Art Lesson (Volume 19) she shows how to incorporate molding paste, several kinds actually, in all kinds of great art pieces. Suzanne demonstrates how to feature simple things in a piece of…

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…

Artist-in-Residence

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Juice Box Printing

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