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Tips on: inspiration

Drawing sounds?

Yes!  Sounds can be drawn in a variety of ways, and the look of a sound

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The muses

In ancient Greece, it was believed that a muse was a personification of inspiration and the

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A troll at the egg hunt

The scene above was quickly captured by an illustrator elf out for a walk:  forest animals

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Secret worlds and scale

Magical worlds often occur inside of everyday things. You may be aware that the small elves

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A mermaid with poisonous spines

You can create some absolutely amazing characters when you combine different life forms. Take mermaids, for

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How to get into a Winter mood—Early

In the workshop, we have to be well organized and prepared!  This means we sometimes have

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Another kind of storytelling: illustration

The human fairy tale Rapunzel has many characters:  a king and queen, an enchantress, a beautiful daughter,

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Let’s talk scenery!

Scenery and backgrounds are essential parts of a story.  These drawings really make the world you

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Invent your own mythical creature!

One of my favorite things to draw growing up in the woods were the creatures I

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Creating a creature for your story’s setting

Drawing mythical creatures is so much fun because you can let your imagination run wild.  (If

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