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What is this art tool really for? Drawing tips

What is this art tool really for? Drawing tips

Stop using the sand block that comes in your drawing kit for this! You're ruining your shading stumps / tortillions! These are great tools for sharpening colored pencil, graphite and charcoal! https://youtu.be/6zy7wODBS7U Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links)...

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How to make your work look more realistic

How to make your work look more realistic

Does your work look flat? Do you have trouble knowing which color to choose in your paintings and drawings? Try this tip to make your work look more three-dimensional and realistic! https://youtu.be/T6wPOWB-7Zg Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links) Canson Mi-Teintes...

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Orangutan in Acrylics – Tips for layering paint

Orangutan in Acrylics – Tips for layering paint

https://youtu.be/TQd-PHWfH-I Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links) 24x30" Fredrix Blue Label Ultra Smooth Canvas https://amzn.to/3ykvOE1 (sponsored) Liquitex Basics Acrylic Paints http://amzn.to/2qjrVgU Water Well (to clean the brushes) http://amzn.to/2oTlnU7...

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Acrylic Painting Tips &  making people cry again

Acrylic Painting Tips & making people cry again

I'm sharing acrylic painting tips on this beautiful mantis! PLUS even more fun is watching Sharena react to this surprise painting! https://youtu.be/vOfj2ufWsA4 Be my friend on MeWe (like FB if FB were still good) https://mewe.com/i/lachri Supplies used: (amazon...

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Bear in Acrylics – Tips for realistic Fur

Bear in Acrylics – Tips for realistic Fur

I'm sharing acrylic painting tips for painting realistic bear fur! PLUS even more fun is watching Hannah open one of my colored pencil drawings she was surprised with! https://youtu.be/JO9BEGMDSNw Be my friend on MeWe (like FB if FB were still good)...

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Realistic Charcoal Tips & New Reef Fish!!

Realistic Charcoal Tips & New Reef Fish!!

I'm sharing tips on drawing realistic fur on this lion in charcoal! I also have new fish to share with you for my reeftank! https://youtu.be/Vxnu--RMcKI Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links) Canson Mi-Teintes Grey https://amzn.to/3kTBs9C (I'm going to work on the...

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Tips for Blending Colored Pencil with Powder Blender

Tips for Blending Colored Pencil with Powder Blender

I've got tips for blending colored pencils smoothly with powder blender. What kind of paper is best? What pencils work best? I've got examples of all of that today! https://youtu.be/cEEUyWtUzPs Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links) Derwent Lightfast set of 72...

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Mixing Coral and wild Birds in an Acrylic Painting

Mixing Coral and wild Birds in an Acrylic Painting

I'm sharing acrylic painting tips on how I combine multiple photos to make one surreal coral reef and house finch wild bird painting! This painting is going to be hung next to my own reef aquarium!! https://youtu.be/eD-rrE_zFqw Supplies used: (amazon affiliate links)...

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