So many creative souls wish to become an artist but lack the resources. Maybe doll making isn't your thing; but maybe you still feel the urge to create. Take a look at these following websites and see if it satisfies your desires.
Antique crochet patterns have experienced a huge increase in demand as part of the revival of crochet as a fun and relaxing hobby.
Nostalgia for past times and the ever revolving fashion cycle have contributed to the renewed popularity of this 19th century handcraft.
fortunate enough to possess a collection of rare and hard to find 1920's
(and earlier) needlework books containing patterns for beautiful
creations from times past. While we enjoy reading these books we receive
far more enjoyment from seeing the patterns they contain come to life
when recreated by modern crocheters.
"Tired of the same old gift registration items? Need something to "WOW" that special person? I'm here to help.
My name is Brenda, and I'm the publisher of the-best-homemade-gift-ideas.com. I've been an art teacher for many years and I love giving homemade gifts I make myself. I love being asked the question; "Did you really make that?"
My job is to teach adults and children how to create gifts
they can give to friends and family. I have created easy to read and
follow homemade gift ideas, projects and instructions along with time
saving tips and tricks."
"My name is Delmus Phelps and having been an artist for over 35
years, I’ve been fortunate enough to learn a few tricks of the trade,
and some great oil painting tips, lessons and techniques that will help
you in this wonderful medium! "
Delmus has some amazing free tutorials to help you become an artist; creating some gorgeous oil paintings.
"Capturing the beauty and essence of a landscape is very exciting and rewarding. So why consider creating a landscape painting ? As months,days and hours pass by wherever we live the landscape around us is changing. Different seasons, different temperatures, different times of day our landscapes are evolving. Their mood changes.
You may be new to painting or more experienced. I encourage you to come on a journey of discovery. Together lets explore the fascinating and addictive world of landscape painting! "
Become an artist and learn how to paint the world around you.
Jewelry making is relaxing and invigorating at the same time. Curl up
with Christine Gierer and get real comfy while you peruse her site.
There is something for everyone from beginner to beyond.
You'll find projects and techniques for friendship bracelets, wire working and wire wrapping, bead string, hemp macrame, silversmithing, polymer clay, metal clay, resin, and more.
is still an amazing and wonderful art-form. The
versatility and potential of what the graphite pencil has to offer is
It is a medium that lends itself well to contrasts. Contrasts that range from the bold textures of a dramatic study to the delicate tones and finer detail needed in portraiture and other realistic studies.
Peter Clements offers you a discussion on pencil art, tutorial videos on drawing techniques and practical applications including a study on artistic creativity and initiative art.
Become an artist with this versatile art-form.
Storm the Castle is a site full of creative and fun projects. Learn about making siege engines, dioramas, terrariums, miniatures, telescopes, make video games, rockets and airplanes, weapons and armor, origami and more!