Even Elephants are Doing It!

If you can hold a paintbrush, you can paint!

Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.                   (Leonardo da Vinci).

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Drawspace has Painting Lessons for Beginners!
Introduction to Acrylic Painting

Module 8.2 Brenda Hoddinott: The very basics of learning to paint: choosing supplies, understanding color, experimenting with brush strokes, learning techniques, and the step-by-step process of creating paintings.

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Think Outside the Box – Anything Goes!

Module 8.4: Cailin Green: Use a variety of mediums to explore and expand your creative thinking through a wide range of enjoyable visual art styles and techniques

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Free Your Creativity by Making Art!

Creativity is inherent in everyone! To doubt your natural abilities is to deny yourself the joy of making art.

Think Outside the Box – Anything Goes!

You can use a variety of mediums to explore and expand your creative thinking through a wide range of enjoyable visual art styles and techniques.

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8.4.R2: What Made You Think of That? (by Cailin Green)

Beginner to Intermediate: Feeding your creative mind to find artistic inspiration anywhere and everywhere

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8.4.A3: Paint With Craft Tissue Paper (by Cailin Green)

Beginner to Intermediate: Use craft tissue paper to create a fun and colorful image

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8.4.A4: Create with Yarn and Poured Paint (by Cailin Green)

Beginner to Intermediate: Use yarn and poured paint to create a vibrant folk-art style painting

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My dear friend, Cailin, is an extraordinary artist, musician and author. 

Free Lessons: Create Art in Color!

Draw with colored pencils and markers, and paint with acrylics and watercolors. Until Thursday, April 28, 2016, you can download three free lessons authored by Drawspace authors/artists.

Use Impasto to Paint with Texture (Beginner to Advanced) by Cailin Green

Create a richly textured painting with tissue paper and a painting knife. This project is fun, easy to do and requires only a few supplies. The dazzling three-dimensional forms catch light and create shadows in the peaks and valleys of the paint.

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The Ancient Art of Creating Mandalas (Beginner to Advanced) by art therapist, Judith Campanaro

Explore the history, art, and science of the sacred Mandala as inspiration to design your own symbol for inner harmony. Suggested media include colored pencils, markers, and/or watercolors.

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Draw a Vibrant Red Poppy (Beginner to Intermediate) by Tannis Trydal

Use layering, juxtaposing, erasing, impressing, and the grid method to render a colored pencil drawing of a red poppy.

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