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art, mail art, mixed media, ATC, ACEO, art journal, trading art
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Easy Watercolor Skull Pennants
by Sarah Trumpp I love Halloween.  I love it like Joanie Loves Chachi, probably even more since Scott Baio isn't involved.  If you love Halloween like I do, this is a perfectly simple decoration that is shockingly easy to make. My cousin's kitchen is adorne...

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Awesome new workshop website!
I know that there are a lot of online workshop fans out there so we wanted to share an awesome new website with you: icreateflix.com . This wonderful site is filled with video and PDF workshops with a focus on arts and crafts, mixed media, painting and fibe...

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Issue 23: The Frida Edition!
Woohoo! Issue 23 (the Frida Kahlo edition) is now available for free download! We have lots of fun projects inside: Beach Ladies: Poses through Stick Figures Ideas for Architecture: AKA Cute Little Whimsical Houses Gallery: In celebration of Frida Frida Kah...

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New Issue coming July 7th!
Our new issue will be available online on Monday, July 7th We have lots of fun Frida art and tutorials along with cute little whimsical houses and drawing stick figures. Yes, you read that right. Drawing stick figures! Actually, it's a little harder than it...

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A Whimsical Mermaid in Markers by Andrea Melione
Start with a clean line drawing (erase all pencil, as the graphite will muddy your marker colors when you add them. Now you can lay in your base coats. I have used Canary Yellow and Spanish orange.  Outline first, then fill in with color. Now I add mid-tone...

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Issue 22 is now out! Spring 2014! Tons of great articles on drawing perspective, altered dolls and cases, art journals, artist inspiration dolls and much more. Download for FREE here: http://www.arttradermag.com/
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Issue 22 (Spring 2014) Now Available!
Here's what's inside: Design 911: Paper Dolls - The gateway to creative problem solving!   Do It Five Ways: Stencils  Look! Altering Your Glasses Case  Musings of a Self-Trained Artist: A Laywoman’s Laycolumn  Artist Inspiration Dolls Anti-Art-Journaling: ...

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Self Portraits: Collage Style

Last year, I received an invitation to join a Self-Portrait swap, and in fine neurotic fashion, I freaked out, my internal monologue sounding roughly like this:  What if I make myself too young?  What if I turn out all hot and skinny, like the love child of a Victoria’s Secret model and a number 2 pencil?  What if people start sending me books like Self-Delusion & You: How to Get a Grip on Your Actual Height, Weight, and Bone Structure, You Ninnypants? Despite my misgivings, I wound up joining the swap because it had this caveat: I had to collage.

http://www.arttradermag.com/2014/03/self-portraits-collage-style.html

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Self Portraits: Collage Style
Musings of a Self-Trained Artist: A Laywoman’s Laycolumn By Ann D'Angelo This article originally appeared in ArtTrader Magazine, Issue 17 Last year, I received an invitation to join a Self-Portrait swap, and in fine neurotic fashion, I freaked out, my inter...

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A Wonderstrange Workshop: Collage & Mixed Media
Two of the ArtTrader Team have put together a new online workshop for the Wonderstrange website. The program, by Ann D'Angelo and Sal Scheibe , focuses on creating mixed media and collage art with a themed focus. More about the program: We all know there ca...
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