Etsy

2018 Etsy Gift Card Giveaway!

  In honor of all of those talented Etsy artists and artisans our there, I’m hosting a $25 Etsy gift card giveaway! What would you spend your gift card on? 2018 Etsy Gift Card Giveaway Here are some of the wonderful Etsy artists that have been featured on The Art Spectrum! Deanna Jensen from Dear Summit Supply Co.  Annie Tarasova from…

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DIY, Painting

10 Skillshare Classes for Watercolor Artists

This post contains commissionable affiliate links I’m excited to share these 10 awesome Skillshare classes with you! I have partnered with Skillshare to offer all of my readers a free trial of their Premium account, for an entire month! Imagine how much you can learn in that time! After that, a Premium account is only $10 – that’s cheaper than…

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DIY, Mixed Media, Painting

Yupo Paper for Artists | Yupo Paper Review!

Contains commissionable affiliate links A few weeks ago a friend was telling me about this crazy new paper called Yupo paper – I know, sounds like a dog-sitting service or something – but really, it’s so fascinating! Yupo paper is actually a 100% synthetic paper that’s waterproof and recyclable! So, I decided to walk into the local art store this…

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Etsy

Creating Etsy & Facebook Banners Using Canva

Hello All! I recently had the joy of opening a new Etsy shop, Pretty Shiny Prints, and as an artist wanted to have the best graphics possible for my shop’s banner. I decided to create this post so that you can replicate the process I went through to create mine! What is Canva? Canva is a free web-based software that runs in…

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Painting

Artist Interview with Painter Carrie Alyson

I’m excited to introduce artist Carrie Alyson! You can follow Carrie on Instagram @carrie_alyson and Twitter, and buy her wonderful work on Redbubble! Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and your journey with art?  I’m just an artist approaching her 40s with a lot of wanderlust and a rekindled desire to return to making art into play. I have…

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