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Creative Street Artist Adds Quirky Shadows to Objects on Sidewalk

Who remembers making shadow art with their hands as a kid? You shine a flashlight at the wall, twist your hands and suddenly there’s a monster on the wall. Street artist Damon Belanger has taken this idea to the sidewalks of California.Noticing the Small Things Thanks to a Street ArtistPartnering with the Redwood City Improvement Association, Parks and Arts Foundation and ARTS RWC, Damon traveled to Redwood City to spread this fun shadow art.
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Drawing

Avoid This Love-Hate Relationship Youll Be Fine

Vibrant Flower Paintings Are a Complement AwayDo you need to understand physics like a scientist to paint lush, colorful flowers? Do you really want to understand color scientifically? If you are like me, it is a “nope” on both counts! Instead, all you need is to play with color to create something you really enjoy, especially when you make flower paintings.
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Drawing

How to Draw Expressive Faces

Express Yourself Through ArtWhen I was a kid, my mom always cut coupons on Sunday morning. I’d sit beside her and do the same. However, I’d flip through magazines and newspapers and cut out pictures I liked or lettering I thought was neat.I never gave up my artsy coupon clipping habit because it’s a great way to pull inspirational images into my orbit.
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Go With the Flow | Pour Painting Tutorial from Kimberly Conrad

Embrace the flow to create a pour paintingIn Sandra Duran Wilson’s book, Awakening Your Creative Soul, you are guided along on a year-long creative journey with inspiring projects of all sorts to pique your artistic spirit. One featured project is a pour painting tutorial from artist Kimberly Conrad, a popular technique for truly embracing the wild and unruly — and beautiful and awesome!
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The Artist Life

Walk In Like You Own the Place: Art Opening(s) Podcast, Episode 1

Welcome to Art Opening(s), the podcast where there are no gatekeepers, no stupid questions, and art for all. Hosted by Courtney Jordan and Samantha Sanders and sponsored by Network.Let’s Talk Art Galleries and MuseumsWe love art, but sometimes it takes itself so seriously. In this episode, we cover all the ins and outs of art galleries and museums so you feel empowered and can walk in feeling like you own the place.
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