Sunday, September 29, 2013

Easy to Make Candles for Fall

Using a hard wood like buckthorn you and make some unique candle holders for fall.  If you have an abundance of wood laying around in the yard or just finding some as you go on a hike be careful as you create these beauties from your wood as to place the candles properly and use the correct type of candle to create these.  The project can be viewed step-by-step in details with how-to's and photos.
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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Free Online Mini-Class Introduction into Figure Drawing

Master figure drawing as you learn classical techniques for rendering from live models! With Watwood’s guidance, you’ll progress from a simple block-in sketch to a gestural drawing to a polished piece with depth and dimension. Learn how to set up and light a live model, and how to use graphite pencil and simple angles to create an accurate outline for any figure. Add life-like energy as you incorporate gestural lines, then carve out the form with hatching, shading and highlighting techniques. As a bonus, Watwood will show you how to create custom toned papers to add a unique touch to your work.
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Drawing: A Complete Guide Drawing: A Complete Guide
This is an essential book for anyone learning to draw, or wishing to improve their drawing. Starting with the basics of drawing techniques, Civardi gives expert advice on drawing portraits, the clothed figure, hands and feet and scenery, finishing with a section on the importance of light and shade and on the nude. Civardi's technical advice and practical tips, accompanied by his own outstanding drawings, make this an invaluable resource for any artist.

Basic Drawing Techniques Basic Drawing Techniques
Richard Box explores line, tone and color with numerous step-by-step illustrations and many finished drawings.Taking his inspiration from nature, he shows how to interpret subjects in a personal and individual way.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Free Pattern Friday for Quilting, Crochet, Knitting, and More!

Christmas Stocking (Crochet)
It's FREE PATTERN FRIDAY time again and this week we have a whole bunch of patterns to feature.
First be sure to check out where they feature great new free patterns each week.  This week they have free patterns for to quilt a maple fox, sew a leather needlebook with scissor shield, a free eco-friendly scarf to knit, free Cosmo necklace pattern, Free paper craft candy corn banners, free heart embroidery pattern and a free cowl neck to crochet.  

Thursday, September 26, 2013

New Easy to Crochet Hat and Scarf Pattern for all sizes infants to adults

Have you ever wanted to crochet a quick hat for several people in your family and make them up in one evening?  Now you can with this easy pattern to make hats for the entire family! The pattern book featured is to easily crochet any size hat in a beanie or fold over style plus and matching winter scarf.  The pattern calls for worsted weight yarn but can be adjusted for other yarns. Plus the hat pattern can be crocheted by using a Magic Circle Crochet or a standard slip stitch and crocheted all the way around using one color or more than one color.

The eBook can be downloaded on Amazon Kindle,

Zigzag ePattern

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Free Easy to Crochet Hat, Neck Warmer and Wristlets

Leisure Arts 2011
This set is super quick and easy to crochet and best of all it is a free pattern.
Use Super Bulky Yarn and a Large crochet hook Size S 
This Helmet, Wristlets, and Neckband are quick to make with super bulky yarn and large hook.
Finished Size 
• Cap: Approx 20”/51cm around and 7”/18cm deep. 
• Wristlets: Approx 8”/20.5 around by 
5”/12.5cm long. 
• Neckband: Approx 3”/7.5cm wide by 
19.5”/49.5cm long.
This pattern is available for free: N_05_10_HelmetSet.pdf

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Download 24 Free Halloween Pumpkin Carving Templates

Here is an easy way to make pumpkin carving easy and fun just download and re-size any one of the 24 free pumpkin carving templates from the DIY Network and attach it to your pumpkin and begin your carving project. 
Rovio Angry Birds Pumpkin Carving Kit Rovio Angry Birds Pumpkin Carving Kit
Includes punch,saw,scoop and 7 patterns. Pumpkin is not included. This is an officially licensed Angry Birds product.

Pumpkin Tool Box Carving Kit Pumpkin Tool Box Carving Kit
Pumpkin Tool Box Includes: (1) Bright orange tool box that is made of plastic with a see-through window,(1) Safe-2-Lite Candle Holder,(1) Candle,(1) Pumpkin Scoop,(1) Marker,(1) Carving Tool,(1) Sure Grip Tool,(1) Etching Tool and (6) Stencils. Tool Box measures approximately 8" wide x 6" deep x 3" high.

Duck Dynasty - Willie Adult Costume Duck Dynasty - Willie Adult Costume
This costume includes wig, beard, bandana, and vest. Does not include shirt, pants or shoes. This is an officially licensed Duck Dynasty product.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Making Calendars and Chalkboards Using Paint

Paint have some great ideas when it comes to using chalkboard paint. Paint furniture to write on, use circles to create a unique wall calendar to use for everyday use and more.
Idea Market Chalkboard Coffee MugCone Flower Chalkboard Sign

Friday, September 20, 2013

Make Fashion Doll Furniture Using Plastic Canvas

Fashion Doll Furniture - Electronic DownloadFashion Doll FurnitureFashion Doll FurnitureFashion Doll Furniture
Provide your little girl with hours of playtime with 4 different furniture settings for her doll house. Settings include a bedroom suite, patio set, picnic set and living room set. 28 pages.
Fashion Doll Travel Trunk - Electronic Download Fashion Doll Travel Trunk - Electronic Download
Give that special girl in your life this beautiful fashion doll play set that is destined to become a cherished heirloom. Made with 7-mesh plastic canvas and worsted weight yarn, the pattern book includes a full materials' list and instructions to create the trunk and all its pieces, from a sitting room to doll accessories.

Fashion Doll Country Dress & Accessories Thread Crochet ePattern

Fashion Doll Nightwear Crochet ePattern

Fashion Doll Weddingwear Thread Crochet ePattern

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