Ivy Lily Crafts blog posts about DIY projects, recycled and nature craft tutorials, art tips, painting process and snail mail ideas. Get FREE coloring pages + other art and crafts freebies: http://bit.ly/FreebieColoringPage
The 100 YouTube subscribers coloring book giveaway is over and the prize has been sent to the winner. Even if you didn't win, you have the opportunity to buy the printable pdf coloring book with Indian and African portraits and patterns or any other individual coloring page or coloring book with a 20% off coupon code in my Etsy shop IvyLilyArt.
This is a list of most of the art supplies I use for painting and drawing: papers, paints, pencils, markers, mediums, pastels, inks and art books. I've also included links on where you can buy some of these products.
If you like to paint over a pencil sketch, you might want to make the sketch on a separate paper and transfer it onto your painting surface. Here are five cheap or free ways of transferring your sketch.
Are you struggling with how to get proportions right when you're drawing from a photo? Here are some tips for using a grid, when you're drawing from a photo reference. It's a useful tool especially for drawing portraits or animals.
How I Set Up My Camera for Youtube Art & DIY Videos
How I set up my camera to record Youtube art and DIY demo and tutorial videos. I've been struggling to film straight down and usually film from the side. I finally decided to try and make my own DIY "monopod". Click through to read how I did it.
Yearly recap 2017! YouTube stats and analytics. Time for another yearly recap! This one will be mostly about YouTube since that's what I concentrated on this year. Read on for thoughts about was it worth it to upload videos twice a week, which videos got the most views and the direction I'm taking in 2018.