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Creativity for Life / Colored Pencils

Fall hand lettering and pumpkins and gourds

Fall Hand Lettering Tutorial - Emily Brontë Quote

Hand Lettering inspired by autumn trees. Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a hand lettering tutorial using a Pitt Artist Pen® and Goldfaber Color Pencils.
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Olive Watercolor Greeting Card

Mixed Technique Greeting Card - Olive the Dog

This is a simple greeting card project using a combination of black pen, colored pencils and watercolor pencils. You will learn a variety of exciting techniques combining these 3 versatile tools, creating artistic effects unmatched by other brands.
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Dads hand lettered card with golf balls

Father's Day Hand Lettered Card

A hand lettered card tutorial for Father's Day! Show the fathers and father-figures in your life your appreciation with a handmade card.
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Thread sketch with thread

Daily Life Sketches with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolors and Color Pencils

Sketch daily life objects around you with our Goldfaber collection! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a daily sketch tutorial using Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor pencils and Goldfaber Color pencils.
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Tea ingredient sketch and tea cup

A Leisurely Tea - Recipe Illustration Tutorial

An illustration tutorial bringing art into the kitchen! Mou Saha here with an illustrated recipe tutorial for a leisurely tea using Creative Studio Goldfaber Watercolor Pencils, Goldfaber Color Pencils, and Playing and Learning Connector Watercolors.
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Yayoi Kusama Lesson Plan

Yayoi Kusama Art Lesson Plan for Kids

An art lesson for kids connecting science and creativity! Kids will make the connection between science and creativity as they create exciting abstract art inspired by avant-garde artist Kusama’s My Eternal Soul Series.
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Moth sketch with Golfaber Color Pencils

Moth Sketching Tutorial

A sketching tutorial to capture the details! In this lesson plan, we combine the unique qualities of two types of pencils: Goldfaber Color Pencils offer the artist a large degree of control and ability to capture fine detail. Goldfaber Graphite Pencils offer contrast, texture, and a pleasing aesthetic.
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Birds Nest Art with Eggs

Bird's Nest Nature Art with Mixed Media

A nature mixed media art DIY! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a tutorial for a bird nest using Creative Studio Translucent Gelatos, and Goldfaber Color Pencils. A nest full of eggs speaks to me of hope.
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Colored pencil Easter egg decoration

Egg Decorating with Colored Pencils

Egg decorating that's easy and mess-free! For all ages 4 to adult. Are you ever frustrated by the limitations of egg dyeing? All those pastel colors and it’s so hard to create fun details? Well no more! Amazingly, Faber-Castell Colored Pencils are made with a non-wax emollient formula that can work on eggshells!
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Daffodil Goldfaber Sketch

Daffodil Nature Drawing

Nature drawing with Goldfaber Color Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens®! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here welcoming spring with a page full of daffodils. I am working with a Castell® 9000 Pencil, Creative Studio Pitt Artist Pen, and Goldfaber Color Pencils. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Canvas Art wish with feather

Wish! Mixed Media Canvas Art

Create mixed media magic on canvas with Gelatos®, Goldfaber Color Pencils, and Pitt Artist Pens®! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a cheery canvas panel tutorial. I am working with Gelatos, Pitt Artist Pens, and Goldfaber Color Pencils.
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Bullet Journal Doodles: Art Supply

Bullet Journal Doodles: Art Supplies

Bullet Journal doodles to express your love of arts and crafts! I am, what I like to call, an "art supply junkie". I can't get enough! These magical tools make me feel so creative and ready for anything. This is a large reason I'm so obsessed with Faber-Castell - the selection is endless, and I feel so inspired every time I see a new product in their already impressive line-up!
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Bullet Journal doodles love is in the air

Bullet Journal Doodles: Love is in the Air

Bullet Journal doodles just in time for Valentine's Day! It's officially February! As I browse my feed... and every store imaginable, I see Valentine's Day and hearts all around! So it's time to ease into the season with some "lovely" doodles!
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Graphite Sketch Set. Learn how to sketch with Graphite Pencils!

Sketching with Faber-Castell's Graphite Sketch Set

Easily accessible and simple to learn and use, with the ability to achieve dark deep shades or gentle light details, graphite pencils are an aspiring sketch artist’s best drawing companion. Through all the media available for artists to draw and sketch, graphite pencils are an easy but dynamic tool to use to get started.
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Classic Sketch Set. Learn how to sketch with pastel pencils & graphite!

Sketching with Faber-Castell's Classic Sketch Set

Simultaneously simple yet dynamic, sketching is an art style that can be achieved with just a few quality products you can trust to carry out your vision. Faber-Castell Creative Studio’s Classic Sketch Set provides that experience. One of three Faber-Castell sketch sets, the Classic Sketch Set is assembled ideally for beginners and art students with various media and monochrome hues; all that is you need to get started.
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And The Colored Pencil of the Year Award Goes to...Polychromos Color Pencil!

And The Colored Pencil of the Year Award Goes to...Polychromos Color Pencil!

For the second year in a row, our Polychromos Colored Pencil has received the Colored Pencil of the Year award from COLORED PENCIL Magazine! Polychromos artist’s color pencil has earned its reputation of best of the best and can be defined by its name Polychromos, meaning “many colors.” 
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Recipe Doodles with Spoon and Herbs

Recipe Doodles with Faber-Castell Mixed Media

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a doodled recipe page using Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers, Pitt Artist Pen and Polychromos Color Pencils. Around fall, we have some neighborhood potlucks and my favorite dish to cook is a simple chicken curry.  So I created a recipe card to celebrate my cooking and coming together with friends!  
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Autumn Hand Lettering with Watercolor Flower Wreath

Floral Wreath using Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens®

Something I absolutely love to create around the holidays is wreaths. Especially floral wreaths. As intricate as they might look at first glance, they don’t have to be difficult and can actually be easy and fun to do. This wreath is easily created with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens® for details. 
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How to Draw A Self-Portrait - An Art Lesson Plan for Kids

How to Draw A Self-Portrait - An Art Lesson Plan for Kids

In this self-portrait art lesson, students celebrate diversity and self expression by creating an art collage inspired by the book The Skin You Live In, by Michael Tyler.
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Doodle Day with Pitt Artist Pens® and Goldfaber Color Pencils

Doodle Day with Pitt Artist Pens® and Goldfaber Color Pencils

Hi everyone,Mou Saha here with a fun doodle page using a Pitt Artist Pens and Goldfaber Color Pencils. My youngest is 4 years old and she loves to go on nature walks with me. And much like me, she too likes to collect rocks, bugs, leaves, sticks that speak to her. As she geared up for pre-school this year, she wanted to take all her finds to school to show her friends. I really liked her collection and so I sketched and doodled with my Pitt Artist Pen to capture Jia’s Show n' Tell!
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