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Unicorn mermaid drawing with Pitt Artist Pens

MerMay Challenge! Unicorn Mermaid Drawing Tutorial

Hello Everyone, it’s Lhey here. For today’s post I have something really fun in stored for you. Have you ever heard of the #mermay challenge? If you use the hashtag in your favorite social media outlet, you will see a whole lot of amazing artists participating in this challenge. The idea is to draw mermaids daily in different ways, styles and poses. I think it’s truly a great practice for your creativity and a a fun way to interact and engage with mermaid fans like myself.
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Valentine's Day zine and Gelatos

Love-Zine Valentine's Day Craft for Kids

A unique Valentine's Day craft for kids. Create a fun quick Valentine Love-Zine using Gelatos and Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils with this tutorial by Mou Saha.
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Wood Christmas ornaments

DIY Wooden Christmas Ornaments with Gelatos and Pitt Artist Pens

DIY your own wooden Christmas ornaments with this tutorial using Iridescent and Metallic Gelatos and Pitt Artist Pens. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
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What are Gelatos?

What are Gelatos?

For years, Gelatos have been a staple art material of our Creative Studio brand favored primarily by artists who enjoy creating mixed media art. Despite their popularity, the question remains; what even are Gelatos? Though their appearance resembles that of a gel stick or crayon, Gelatos are a multipurpose art material unlike any other. Once you discover the different contents and techniques that make Gelatos unique, your art can be changed forever.
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Fox in the woods Gelatos art

A Foxes Walk in the Woods Gelatos Art Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, we explore the basic steps in creating a vibrant and dynamic cut paper-collage, inspired by nature from my walk in the woods of Maine.
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Hand lettered "welcome 2021"

Welcome 2021 with a Gelatos Hand Lettering Tutorial

A Gelatos Hand Lettering tutorial to bring in the new year! After 2020 threw us off track, we all have hopes for a better 2021. Let’s welcome the new year with sparkle.
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Mitten gift wrapping with a fake tree

Holiday Gift Wrapping Tutorial

How a gift is wrapped adds so much joy to the gift itself. For this holiday season, let’s wrap our gifts in creative ways at home.
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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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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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Bible Journaling for Beginners

Bible Journaling for Beginners

Bible journaling has brought journaling and Bible study together into one creative concept for many crafters and artists to practice and enjoy. Bible study involves studying devotionals and verses that encourage personal focus, reflection, and deep thought. Incorporating Bible study and crafting together allows you to interact with scripture and express yourself in a fun creative way and is a great way to study and connect with its word. Faber-Castell’s Bible Journaling Kit was created with everything you need to get inspired and start your own Bible journal.
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Valentine's Day Card with Mixed Media

Valentine's Day Cards with Mixed Media Art

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with an art journal page tutorial that celebrates love. Today I am working with Gelatos Pastels, a Pitt Artist Pen, a rubber stamp, and Gold Gel Paint from assorted Gelatos kits along with a Castell 9000 pencil. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Joy Holiday Canvas

Joy! Quick Holiday Decor Canvas

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a quick Holiday canvas décor/gift tutorial. I am working with Iridescents II Gelatos and Pitt Artist Pens today. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Handmade Christmas ornaments: a house, tree, and Christmas present

Handmade Christmas Ornament - Easy Christmas Craft

Mou here with a tutorial to make handmade Christmas ornaments using Gelatos and Pitt Artist Pens®! Let me list the supplies before I show you how to make these ornaments with basic tools and supplies.
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Two Personalized Gifts

Personalized Gift Wrapping Tutorial

Today we are bringing you a gift-wrapping tutorial. This tutorial brings a whole new meaning to wrapped with love! Use kraft wrapping paper as your canvas to create unique holiday art for every gift. Here we show how to create a wreath using Pitt Artist Pens and Gelatos.
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Gelato Flower Stencil with Pitt Artist Pen

How to Use Gelatos with Stencils

Grab your Gelatos and learn how to easily create gorgeous notecards and designs with stencils and just four easy steps.
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Watercolor Gelatos, Pitt Artist Pens, and Hand Lettering

Watercolor Background Art with Gelatos

Today we'll be using Metallic Blueberry and Raspberry Gelatos, and black Pitt Artist Pens® in brush and medium sizes. We have some watercolor paper and a sandwich bag, and that's all you'll need to create a watercolor background!
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Name Tag with Gelatos

Student Name Tags with Faber-Castell Gelatos®

Everybody is always talking about teacher gifts, but what about fun things for teachers to do WITH their students? Here’s a fun, simple name tag to do with your kids, just in time for school starting. 
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