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Watercolor Candles with a Watercolor Pan

Holiday Candle Watercolor Tutorial

A watercolor tutorial for the Holiday season! Learn how to paint watercolor candles with Watercolor Pans with this tutorial by artist Mou Saha. After you are finished, display your art as Holiday decor or use as a greeting card to send to loved ones.
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Candy Cane watercolor painting

Candy Cane Watercolor Tutorial

Create watercolor candy canes with this DIY Christmas card tutorial! Spreading holiday joy is much more fun when it's homemade. Use Faber-Castell Watercolor Pans and follow along with artist Mou Saha.
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Turkey place cards

DIY Thanksgiving Dinner Place Cards

In this tutorial, we make DIY Thanksgiving dinner place cards using our Acrylic Tube Paint Set. This premium quality paint set comes with 12 brilliant and intermixable colors, perfect for anyone wanting to take up painting. We guarantee that your dinner guests will enjoy their personalized little gobbler card just as much as you enjoyed making them!
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Two watercolor holiday cards

Hand Painted Holiday Card Tutorial

In this tutorial, we make bold and colorful hand painted Holiday cards, using a watercolor pan. A hand painted Holiday card is a very special, personal and much appreciated thing for friends and family to receive; almost a gift in itself! Enjoy the process of both making and giving, and as always, enjoy the season, and have fun making art!
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Happy Halloween watercolor painting

Halloween Greeting Card Watercolor Tutorial

Send spooky Halloween greetings with this greeting card watercolor tutorial by artist Mou Saha. Happy Halloween!
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Watercolor fireworks with watercolor pencils

Watercolor Firework Tutorial with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Create watercolor fireworks of red, white and blue with this colors of the season tutorial from artist Mou Saha. Grab our Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils and get started!
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Watercolor Holi art

Festival of Colors Holi Watercolor Art

A watercolor tutorial by artist Mou Saha to celebrate Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors. Follow along as we take you step by step through sketching your art and making it come alive with our vibrant Watercolors in Pans.
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Watercolor Letters to Santa

Watercolor Letters to Santa

A watercolor tutorial by artist Mou Saha to rekindle a fun childhood ritual. Write a letter to Santa Claus using Faber-Castell Watercolors in Pans. Make one for yourself and as many as you want for your loved ones to write their letters in style!
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Watercolor turkey Thanksgiving place setting

Thanksgiving Place Setting Watercolor Tutorial

Thanksgiving place settings don't always have to be simple cards. This watercolor turkey tutorial is a great way to get extra creative this Thanksgiving. Create a Thanksgiving turkey place setting with a touch of humor using Watercolor Pans.
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Statue of Liberty drawing

Statue of Liberty Celebration Art Lesson for Kids

A Fourth of July art lesson for kids celebrating Lady Liberty! In this art lesson, kids will learn the history behind the Statue of Liberty and fun facts about the iconic structure while creating their very own statue using Faber-Castell pastels and paint.
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Happy Father's Day card

Watercolor DIY Father's Day Card for the Coolest Dad

Is your Dad the COOLEST? Here's a DIY Father's Day card to show him just how cool he is. This craft is an easy but creative way to give a personal thank you to your Dad or that special someone in your life using Connector Paint and markers.
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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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Happy Easter hand lettered card

Create Hand Lettered Cards for Easter

Is it possible to conjure up a beautiful wildflower meadow on a card in a few simple steps? It is! Here we show you step by step how to create your own work of art with the Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers – a colorful spring greeting at Easter!
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Easter Craft Inspiration

Colorful Easter Craft Inspiration

Colorful Easter craft inspiration! Give your family and friends personally decorated paper bags, colored-in mandalas and watercolor artwork for Easter. Beginners and advanced users alike will succeed with our inspiring templates.
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Easter Bunny Coloring Page

Easter Basket Downloadable Coloring Page

An Easter coloring page that is extra egg-citing! How will you decorate your eggs?  Rec...
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Happy St. Patricks Day hand lettering

St. Patrick's Day Hand Lettering Tutorial

A hand lettering tutorial to channel the luck of the Irish! If you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day this tutorial is perfect to use to create your own greeting card or to create art for your home using Pitt Artist Pens and Gelatos. Enjoy!
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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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Valentine coloring page with Pitt Artist Pens

Mandala Valentine's Day Coloring Page

A lovely coloring page to keep for yourself or gift to you Valentine! Love is in the air! Print this coloring page and spread the love.
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"I love you" hand lettered

Hand Lettered Homemade Valentine Cards

Design a homemade Valentine's Day card with hand lettering elements. Simply choose one of the following templates and surprise your loved one with a romantic greeting using Pitt Artist Pens.
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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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