Sandy Allnock, author of Bible Journaling Made Simple and the Bible Journaling Made Simple Creative Workbook, introduces us to bible journaling and discusses how this creative worship can be an enriching and powerfully inspiring way of expressing yourself and your spirituality. Enjoy!Creative Worship in the Margins — and BeyondFaith has always been a source of inspiration for artists, and the pages of the Bible itself are a re-discovered canvas for expression.
“THE CONSTANT TRAGEDY OF LIFE IS FASHION.” — SALVADORE DALÍIn a game of free association, the name Salvadore Dalí (1904–89) might elicit the response “mustache” or “watches.” The first refers to Dalí’s iconic mustache, waxed wire-thin—an organic fashion accessory. The latter alludes to his most famous painting, The Persistence of Memory, with drooping watches in a parched landscape.
Portrait Drawings and Paintings That Do Everything RightThere is a sweet and simple science to positioning your subject matter on your paper or canvas. No matter what type of portraiture that interests you — whether it be portrait drawings or portrait painting — the Golden Ratio, the Eye of God and certain other “sweet spots” are good to know about.
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This artist has used tint in art to create light shades of blue appropriate for the sky.Tinting colorTo tint art is is the process of adding white pigment to a color to lighten it. It is the opposite of shading, or adding black pigment to a color to darken it.How to create shades and tintsNever begin color mixing without knowing the tinting strength of the hues with which youre working.
This week we bring you a gorgeous colored pencil piece from North Light Books’ most recent art competition book, Strokes of Genius 4: Exploring Line: Linda Lucas Hardy’s Yesterday Morning When I Was Young.Yesterday Morning When I Was YoungLinda Lucas HardyPrismacolor on UArt 800 sanded pastel paper16″ x 25.