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Add a fun, personal touch to your gifts with this easy tutorial! Using Blick Matte Acrylic Paints and Utrecht Artists’ Acrylic Gesso, you’ll learn how to deck out assorted papers with three artistic paint effects: dots, splatters, and swipes.
Make your holidays merry and bright with this fun project! Follow along with artist Jeannie Dickson as she demonstrates how to hand letter festive phrases on watercolor paper. Using Finetech Artists Mica Watercolors, Blick Premier Watercolor Blocks, and Royal Talens Angora Watercolors, learn how to combine watercolor and hand lettering techniques to create a cheerful work of art to share with family and friends.
Get merry this holiday season by making your own watercolor ornaments! Follow along with artist Jeannie Dickson as she demonstrates how to add bold colors and a bit of sparkle to your design using a variety of watercolor techniques. Once you’re finished, you’ll have a dazzling, one-of-a-kind ornament to deck the tree with or gift to friends!
Learn how to illustrate a perfect poinsettia! Start with a sketch, then layer colored pencils, design markers, and acrylic paint markers on paper to create a colorful, textural design great for holiday decorating, greeting cards, and more.
Join BLICK Featured Artist Jennifer Morrison for a festive photorealistic illustration tutorial. Using Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils and Utrecht NOOD Odorless Paint Thinner, learn how to create a colorful drawing of amaryllis and pine.
Put some sparkle in your step with a fun and easy DIY earring project! Liquid Sculpey and Sculpey 3D Jewelry Molds make it easy to create glittery earrings in a variety of shapes and sizes. Customize to create an on-trend accessory for any look or create a pair for family and friends.
Create an on point poinsettia garland! The whole family will want to join in to make this fun felt garland. Kunin Premium Felt, Blick Armature Wire, a bit of glue, and holiday spirit are all you need for this stunning craft that will make any mantel or table look festive.
Trim the tree with your own marbled holiday ornaments! Easy and fun for the whole family, learn how to use Marabu Easy Marble paints to decorate three hanging ornaments you’ll admire year after year.
Deck the halls with a glitzy Decopatch deer decoration! Learn how to apply ModPodge Mega Glitter to a pre-formed Decopatch paper mache animal, then decorate it with handmade felt flowers. You’ll be left with a glam holiday decoration perfect for any décor!
Create your own winter wonderland — and stay inside where it’s warm! Paint a seasonal scene with Winsor & Newton Designers Gouache on Arches 300 lb Cold Press Watercolor Paper using Cotman Watercolor Brushes. Learn to create a quick sketch from a reference image, then use pigment-loaded gouache as you mix colors, tint, and paint using the incredible opaque properties of this varied medium!
Grab your paintbrushes and gather the whole family around for a simple, all-ages holiday painting project! Follow along step-by-step to create a stenciled snowy forest scene that will artfully decorate your home for the holidays and well into the winter months ahead!
Create a holder as beautiful as your jewelry using this faux marble process developed by Jane and Sonja from the Resin Crafts blog!
Before starting your project be sure to cover your work surface and carfeully read through the instructions provided on the FastCast Urethane Resin Casting box for best results. Be sure your work area is free of dust and dirt and is well-ventilated.
Need a gift idea for the holidays? Learn a fast and easy technique for creating elegant etched designs on glassware! Trace your design on any plain glassware or hand letter messages directly on the surface with a paint marker and apply Armour Etch. The Armour Etch and paint marker simply rinse off with water, leaving the surrounding glass permanently etched for a truly personalized present.
Wrap up the holiday season! Carve, ink, and print designs to create block-printed wrapping paper using Blick Readycut with Speedball Block Printing Inks and Linocutters on a paper roll. Discover your creative side with the provided design templates, and learn all about the block printing process to create patterns that can be used for printing on other surfaces too!
Skip store-bought wrapping paper and wrap your gift in creative, handmade gift wrap. The possibilities for inspiration are endless.
The stars have aligned! The parol star is a Filipino Christmas decoration symbolizing hope and the triumph of light over darkness. This traditional craft using flexible wood strips and beautiful, decorative papers is easy and fun, and will certainly bring warmth and light to any holiday décor.
This painting was designed and created by watercolor artist, Jenna Rainey. Follow the simple steps to create a wreath or garland. Use your painting as the background of your holiday greeting cards or frame to add some holiday vibes cheer to your home!
Learn more about Jenna Rainey at jennarainey.com
Looking for a decoration you can use for more than one holiday? Decorate both sides of these versatile blocks with festive holiday colors and sayings, and easily flip them as the seasons change!
Get ready for a new year of creativity with a portable watercolor kit that allows you to capture every memorable moment. Take on-the-go creativity to the next level with the Princeton Mixed Media Brush Set, bound in a chic leather notebook filled with Strathmore 500 Series Paper. Add in a Winsor & Newton Compact Watercolor Set and learn versatile techniques for painting from observation anytime, anywhere.
Follow along with artist Kristen Brown as she combines Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic and Liquitex Effects Iridescent Medium to paint an ocean scene that shimmers.