Faux Leather Paper Notebook Cover: Cricut Mixed Media Project

I got some faux leather paper recently. I really love the texture after you soak and crumple it. I think the photos don’t really do the texture justice, but I find it very attractive. I colored mine using some acrylic inks while the paper was wet and sewed it into … Read MoreFaux Leather Paper Notebook Cover: Cricut Mixed Media Project

Follow Your Dreams Canvas: Mixed Media Cricut Project

This painted project uses original stencils cut from heavy paper or stencil film with a Cricut die cutting machine.  The stencils plus colorful gel pens create an attractive pattern on the painted surface and an interesting background for your choice of inspirational text.

Moonlight Twinkles: Mixed Media Art Project Using Brusho Crystals and Hand Lettering

Beginner Lettering Project. A dramatic background can transform and enhance simple hand lettered artwork.  Moonlight Twinkles showcases a short quote completed in silver pen on a dark watercolor background.  Add a white mat and you have an easy piece of frameable art.  

Snowflake Holiday Cards Using Cricut Pens and Watercolor Painted Papers

Cricut Pen Project. A simple watercolor effect creates a beautiful background for drawing with gel pens.  The background provides an artistic touch to this easy snowflake card that you can use to share good wishes with friends and family this holiday season.

Hand-Colored Christmas Cards Using Vintage Illustrations and Your Cricut

Cricut Pen Project. Use your Cricut to jump start hand-colored cards for all the special people in your life.  Upload a vintage black and white image to Cricut Design Space and let the machine do the drawing for you!  Finish the illustration using your favorite markers or colored pencils for … Read MoreHand-Colored Christmas Cards Using Vintage Illustrations and Your Cricut

Color Schemes using the Color Wheel Plus Free Mood Magnet Pattern

Artists use the color wheel to help them mix colors.  But the color wheel can do more!  In addition to mixing colors, the color wheel can help you develop a color scheme for your artwork.  Several well-defined color schemes exist based on the position colors occupy on the wheel.