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A DIYer’s Guide to Working With Epoxy

Epoxy is something you can mix yourself in small batches and pour into molds to create unique and beautiful objects. You can also use it on a larger scale to create faux finishes in unique patterns and amazing colors. Working with epoxy takes great care, good protective gear and quality gloves. Preparing Epoxy Epoxy needs

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How to Paint in the Impressionist Style

As one of the most popular types of art styles, Impressionism has solidified its prominence in history. Many aspiring artists strive to mimic the fluidity of the broken color and the soft edges of this patented type of art. Here are three things to understand so that you can hone your artistic skills to paint

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Common Crafting Messes and How to Handle Them

While working on vinyl or another hard surface may be the best way to keep your craft area clean, that’s not always an option. To stay on top of paint spills, glue drips or other messy mishaps, you will need to keep your space orderly so you’re not working against yourself.  Disorganized Supplies If your

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3 Colorado Districts Where Artists Have Left Their Mark

There is something special about the majestic Rocky Mountains that serves to inspire artists to create. It is no wonder that the state of Colorado boasts some of the most distinguished art districts in the world. Here are three especially unique districts that perfectly showcase how artists have left their mark on The Centennial State:

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3 Tips for Succeeding as an Artist

Anybody who has any experience as an artist knows how difficult it is to be successful. It takes a lot of hard work and a little bit of luck to create art as more than just a hobby, but there are things that you can do to increase your chances of success. Here are just

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Top 3 Marketplaces to Sell Your Crafts

Do you make awesome crafts? Maybe at one time, you considered selling your work. An online marketplace is a great option to reach a large audience of interested buyers. Online marketplaces work similarly to how a local art fair works: Each seller is given their own web page to list their products. These listings are not

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4 Reasons Art Could Save Your Life

This world isn’t always a happy place to be in. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releasing a report that details a haunting rise in suicides and the high profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain circulating throughout the media, the struggles of mental illness have become front and center. While one of

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Top 10 Facebook Crafting Groups

Facebook isn’t just for keeping up with your friends and loved ones; you can also find communities of like-minded people. If you love crafting, there are plenty of Facebook groups that revolve around your hobby. Here is our top 10. DIYVinci Crafting Collective Members: 57 Join the DIYVinci Crafting Collective. A new place to share

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Reduce the Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression with Crafting

As much as we hate to admit it, depression and anxiety are growing problems in the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 21 people globally suffers from major depression and 1 in 13 people from anxiety. The USA is in the top three of most depressed countries in the world. Depression

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Boost Your Creativity by Working in Multiple Mediums

Many artists and creative professionals have considered working in more than one medium. A watercolor painter might be interested in learning how to use oils, a sculptor might want to experiment with drawing, or a visual artist might want to branch out into performance art. Although changing media, form, style, or genre might seem daunting,

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