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Crafty Makes · 1w ago

VIDEO: Testing Distress Oxides on Fabric, Vellum and Yupo

Have you tried your Distress Oxides inks on different surfaces yet? What surfaces have you tried? Well, if you haven't had the chance to try out different surfaces yet, I have tried it on fabric, vellum and Yupo and I'm sharing all the results to hel...
Crafty Makes · 2W ago

VIDEO: How to Layer Gelatos Tutorial PLUS 6 Ways With Gelatos

I like using Faber-Castell Gelatos because they are so easy to use and quite versatile too, but they aren't the best at layering, well, they are if you want blended layers. But if you want distinct layers then I would not usually reach for Gelatos. I...
Crafty Makes · 3W ago

VIDEO: Prismacolor Pencil Coloring tutorial And Etsy News!

I'm using Prismacolor pencils in my video today and sharing some tips and tricks on how to color with pencils along the way. But you don't have to just watch the video you can also coloring along with me as I have the very same image that I am colori...
Crafty Makes · 4W ago

VIDEO: Doodle Art Painting Journal page

Get your doodle pens and brushes ready because this week I am on a quest to get you doodling in your next art journal or painting project. Hey, why stop there? You could go doodle-tastic on your next card or papercraft project too! I don't want to le...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: Easy Watercolour Rainbow background And Flower Art

After last week's Autumnal journal page I thought I would jump straight back into Summer with a rainbow watercolor background and some flower art. I think I can not quite let go of the idea of Summer sun! I know, we have to move on with the season bu...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: Acrylic Paint Glazing And Tinted Gels and Paint Art Journal Page

I've been playing with acrylic glazing liquid this week and for my video tutorial I've used glazing in a way you might not be used to seeing it being used. Usually glazing is used in the latter stages of a painting project to shift the colour of a pi...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: 5 Art And Craft Hacks And Tips

New video time and this week I thought I would share five art and craft hacks that I use regularly in my creative work. Some of the hacks will save you money, some will save you time and then there is even an acrylic painting technique you will want ...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: How To Make A Textured Mixed Media Canvas Board With Die Cuts

You might not quite get it from the colours, I suppose I should have gone for something more honey-toned, but this week's project is actually bee-themed! It's a video 'how-to' showing all the stages for adding dimension and texture whilst recycling b...
Crafty Makes · 2M ago

VIDEO: Easy Art Journal Page: Mandala Art

After last week's adventure into vlogging I am safely back with an art journal share for my video this week and an Easy Art Journal Page layout using Mandala art. You will want to watch the video all the way through as I have a top tip to help you to...
Crafty Makes · 2M ago

VIDEO: 1000 Subs Thank You and What Cameras I Use For Filming

I don't believe it! I have over 1000 subscribers over on YouTube! Thank you so much to all...