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DIY Tutorial: How to Create a Simple Floral Spot Illustration

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DIY Tutorial: How to Create a Simple Floral Spot Illustration

Do you know a bit about pen and ink, but you aren't sure what to draw? Practice your skills and make beautiful art at the same time by following Hannah's step-by-step tutorial for a floral spot illustration.

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Making Room in Your Head for Creativity: The Benefits of Meditation

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Making Room in Your Head for Creativity: The Benefits of Meditation

I'm going to be perfectly honest here: I have ADHD, and mine tends to manifest as needing to feel like I'm accomplishing something every second that I'm awake. Sometimes that leads to a major burst of art being made and I get the next 3 collections planned out, and sometimes that means I'm running myself in so many different directions that the only thing I accomplish is getting in my own way. That grinds creativity right to a halt! So what's the best solution?

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Product Review: Handbook Brand Sketchbook

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Product Review: Handbook Brand Sketchbook

Hannah's review of the Hand•Book sketchbook brand, taking into consideration many of the factors that make a perfect artist's sketchbook.

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What Do You Need to Get Started with Pen and Ink Illustration?

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What Do You Need to Get Started with Pen and Ink Illustration?

Pen and ink illustration is a very approachable and affordable hobby. In this post, you'll learn how little you actually need to get started, where you can find the items you do need, and what you can do with them once you have them.

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