Calendulas are the workaholics of the flower world! Traditionally, they have been used as medicinal and culinary herbs, as well as for dyeing sumptuous fabrics. The Romans and Greeks loved to make floral crowns from these beauties. In today's Spotlight video, these diligent blossoms are stepping onto center stage!
Elena teaches bright and cheerful images using Copic Markers and colored pencils in lessons at CraftsForPaws.com. Like Vanilla Arts lessons, Elena’s C4P tutorials are usually too large for cards. She’s created this Spotlight series of videos to help you make use out of your growing stash of amazing class projects.
So step aside ye ancient Greeks and Romans seeking majestic headdress. Join us, ye eager crafters. Today Elena will demonstrate how to make Calendula the crowning glory of this exquisite card!
About the Coloring:
Elena is an alumni of Vanilla Arts, Marker Painting Foundations Colored Pencil Plus. During these 12-week courses, artist Amy Shulke breaks all the crafty coloring laws and teaches you how to get realism and amazing depth from your Copic markers and Colored Pencils. Why don't you join the fun? Soon you, too, will be creating artwork as eye-catching as this!
Purchase the Calendula Workshop!
Vanilla Arts workshop, “Calendula,” is an intermediate marker painting project. Frequently,creating realistic-looking yellows can be frustrating for even the best of artists, but Amy Shulke shows you how in this information packed lesson that includes a full 90 minutes of total project demonstration time and includes the digital stamp, ‘Calendula’.
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Elena Cazares is a Vanilla Arts student and online instructor with a beautiful sense of color and style. She is a hurricane of positive, creative energy.
Elena runs CraftsForPaws.com, an online shop for Copic Markers and Copic supplies. C4P donates 100% of profits to care for worst-case rescued dogs and cats in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas.