Have you ever used Gouache? I have in the past, and honestly I didn’t love it. But I recently found this book all about Gouache at my library so I thought I’d give it a go again. The book: Anywhere, Anytime Art: Gouache: An artist’s guide to painting with gouache on the go! by Agathe Singer What is Gouache? Firstly for anyone who doesn’t know, Gouache is a paint that is a bit of a cross between acrylics and watercolors. Like watercolors, the paint is mixed with water before u
Hey friends! It’s been a little while since I brought you a book review, so I’m excited to be posting one here today! The book I wanted to let y’all know about is Kawaii Doodle Class. This post isn’t sponsored in any way, I actually checked this book out from my library but thought it was pretty neat. So here I am. 🙂 Kawaii Doodle Class is a book is written by Zainab Khan, the creator of Pic Candle. It’s filled with really easy step-by-step tutorials on how to draw Kawaii in
Lettering With Purpose Hey y’all! Today I am sharing a review of the book Lettering With Purpose by Brittany Luiz. First, let’s start with a little bit about the book from the publisher: Lettering with Purpose is a beautiful and thoughtful book for anyone interested in developing their own artistic alphabet. Whether you’re hoping to personalize greeting cards, or just enjoy the art, hand lettering is an uplifting and compelling craft to learn.
Aspiring artists and lettering
Hey y’all, It’s time for another book review! I want to thank CICO Books for keeping me supplied with some amazing craft books. You can never have too many. Today I am reviewing the book Crocheted Animal Hats by Nicki Trench. First, let’s start with a little bit about the book from the publisher: Choose from a wide variety of wild and wonderful animal hat designs; there are hats to keep little babies cosy, such as the super-cute rabbit and kitten and hats for toddlers and bi
You may be thinking it is too early for Christmas posts, but in reality, there aren’t that many weeks left until the holidays start and we all get into the Christmas spirit! Who doesn’t love a good Christmas craft, right? Which is why today I am reviewing the new book, Handmade Christmas, by CICO Books! Here is a blurb about it by the published: Save money and have fun with this beautiful collection of Christmas makes. Split into three chapters covering a wide range of differ
Hey guys, today I am doing a book review! I love doing these. This one isn’t my normal crafting book, or my occasional fiction book. I’m reviewing the book Sketchy Stories by Kerby Rosanes. This is a book filled with art, and trust me when I say it’s inspiring! About the book: World-renowned artist Kerby Rosanes specializes in black ink doodles and sketches, and at the age of 23, he quit his desk job as a graphic designer to pursue his art full time. With a legion of over a m
Hey guys, Every now and then I do book reviews here on the blog- they’re usually non fiction, craft book reviews, but today I’ve got something a little different. Still a crafty book, but fiction! I’ve read all of the books in Laura Child’s Scrapbooking Mystery series, so when I was offered the chance to review an advanced readers copy of her newest book, Parchment and Old Lace, how could I say no? These books are about a woman named Carmela, who lives in New Orleans, owns a