Category Archives: paper
Prompts can help you draw, but not if they come from some outside source. The only way to make something authentic is to use prompts taken from your own life, and having personal significance. This is a good way to stretch your imagination. Also, a great way to use up those sktechbooks and hoarded art materials. Continue reading
Just something quick that you can do when you’re in a pinch and need to wrap up a present, so that it still looks nice. Continue reading
Pleated flower craft tutorials abound on the internets, but there's a trick in this tutorial that will keep your flowers from coming un-pleated and falling apart like all the others!
I have just used this technique to decorate the cover of a Moleskine cahier notebook, as a participant in The Sketchbook Project 2011. My theme is “nightmare”, and I wanted the cover of the sketchbook to have an understated yet heavy, oppressed feel to it.
I have received so many compliments on pictures of the finished back cover that I thought I’d share the technique with everyone. Hope you find it useful! Continue reading