Inspiring Art Projects
Create, share, inspire
Create, share, inspire
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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!
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.
Make the holidays a little brighter with a sweet rainbow candy cane painting! This fun and easy painting project is great for groups and perfect for gifting or adding a colorful touch to any holiday décor.
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.
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.
Learn to paint a loose, expressive portrait with artist Rachel Christopolous and Daler-Rowney System 3 Acrylics! Get Rachel’s top tips for drawing and sketching faces, learn how to layer acrylic colors to create highlights and shadows, and discover how using a non-traditional color palette results in livelier, more vibrant skin tones.
Learn how to draw a realistic wolf with artist Katy Lipscomb and Derwent! In this step-by-step drawing tutorial, Katy shares her top tips for sketching, shading, blending, and building layers with Derwent Inktense and Chromaflow Pencils. Learn why Katy chooses Derwent for her illustrations, create frame-worthy art, and leave with skills you’ll use again and again.
Discover new techniques to create hyper-realistic portrait drawings using Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils. Led by award-winning portrait artist Justin Maas, learn how to block in, blend, and apply pencil layers while putting your own artistic spin on portraiture!
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 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.
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.
Ink, print, repeat! Use the provided carving templates to make timeless stationery designs with Blick Readycut and Speedball Block Printing Inks on Strathmore Printmaking Cards! Bundle up your greetings this season with a simple process that can be used again and again.
Discover how to take your oil paintings to the next level with cold wax medium! Cold wax is a dense medium perfect for adding depth and texture to paintings. Unlike encaustic painting, it does not require heat. Learn how to combine it with oil paints to achieve a texture perfect for impasto techniques, plus explore traditional oil painting concepts like fat over lean.
Make mornings brighter with a set of colorful custom mugs made by you! Learn how to combine alcohol inks and blending solution to create beautiful fluid designs on white ceramic mugs. Finish and seal mugs with Pebeo Porcelaine Gloss Medium to ensure they’re safe for use when dry.
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.
Learn how to design colorful, on-trend resin geode coasters with Colorberry Geode Resin and Colorberry Geode Silicone molds!
Learn how to paint a balloon using Artisan Water Mixable Oil Colours! Kate Brinkworth is a British painter best known for her Photorealist depictions of glossy advertisements, film noir scenes, and shiny candy. Brinkworth is particularly interested in the effects created though experimenting with focus and lighting.
Learn to blend two colours to create a skyscape using Winton Oil Colour! Rachel Levitas studied at Camberwell School of Art, and the Royal Academy Schools in London where she was awarded the Turner Gold Medal for Painting. In 2010 Rachel was awarded first prize at the prestigious Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize for her painting Urban Fox III.
Learn how to create fashion illustration using Cotman Watercolour! Fall Into London is a freelance fashion illustrator from London, UK. She has produced work for Fenwick, Clarins, Guerlain, Harrods and Aspinal of London as well as work for independent businesses, bloggers, writers, fashion designers and boutiques.