I take a second *honest* look at my first ever post and my self critic appears.
Hi! Do you have a ton of old and empty mint/candy tins? Ever wonder what to do with them other than throw them out? I have a small collection and was wondering how to spruce the tins and make them artsy! Let's begin! You'll need: old metal tin acrylic paints (I'm using Jane Davenport Acrylic … Continue reading DIY Painted Tin
Hello guys! Today, we'll be doing some ocean/sea themed ATC's. Unsure what an ATC is? Check out this page. The finished product will be similar to this: You will need: 3 blank ATC's on watercolor paper, watercolor, PVA glue or a glue stick, scissors, small brush, water, collage paper (or tissue paper), markers I'm using … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Ocean Themed Artist Trading Cards
Here the first ever Tip Tuesday! *drumroll please* Do you ever want to try resist in your art such as revealing eye catching white space in watercolor or acrylic/oil paint? I love the big reveal! I've always wanted to try masking fluid but it's so pricey. (P.S. If you don't understand what resist and masking … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Washi Tape Resist
Hi guys! Introducing the newest series on quaint & darling: (drumroll please) Tip Tuesday!! Every Tuesday (hopefully), I'll post some quick trick, technique, or artistic advice. I have some really fun ideas in mind. Do you have some ideas or tips you love? Comment below and we'll chat. I might do a post on featuring … Continue reading Tip Tuesday
Hi guys!! It's blogging time! Today, I'll be sharing which bloggers I follow and why. 1. Dawn Nicole Designs I've been following her the longest. Blogger behind is Dawn, living in Germany. She is a Tombow ambassador, Content includes: Cricut/Silhouette files and tutorials, lettering, watercolor, guest bloggers, Adobe Cloud tutorials, Procreate, and so much more... … Continue reading Bloggers I Follow (and why you should check them out!)
Want to start brush lettering but don't know how?
Happy Monday and here's a tutorial! Here is another tutorial using stuff you should have at home. 🙂🎨 Materials needed: Shaving cream, food coloring, credit card, newspaper, cardstock, plastic ruler, paper towels Step 1. Prepare your work space. Spread the newspaper on your table about 3 layers thick or more. Step 2. Spray the shaving … Continue reading DIY Marbling