Tutorial: How to Paint Your Shoes

How to Paint Your Shoes! by Lyric Kinard

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Tutorial: Stamp Carving

Stamp Carving with Lyric Kinard Thought you might like a little tutorial on stamp carving. This is a short video […]

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Tutorial: Mounting Small Textiles on Gallery Wrapped Canvas

Let me tell you a funny story. My husband loves me dearly and supports me in every way. He is, […]

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Tutorial: Satin Stitched Edges for Art Quilts

How to edge your art quilt with a satin-stitch, with artist Lyric Montgomery Kinard

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Tutorial: Mounting Textile Art – gallery wrapped canvas

As promised – here is part 2 of my process in creating a series of works for The Art Box […]

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Tutorial: Bead Looped Stacks

It’s bead overload month – and I hope to bring you several tutorials that will augment the techniques shown in […]

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Tutorial: Sketchbook Slipcover

Sketchbook Slipcover Video Tutorial Following this week’s giveaway, I thought I’d repost this video tutorial on how to make a […]

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Tutorial: Beaded Fringe

Quite some time ago (isn’t it funny how quickly tech gadgets are outdated!?) I sent in these little cases for […]

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Tutorial: Citra-Solv Photo Transfer

The work I do as a mother involves a lot of delayed gratification. When I escape to the studio and […]

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Tutorial: Photoshop Elements for Photo Transfer Part 1

The process of moving the ink from a photocopy onto fabric with Citra-Solv is my favorite instant gratification technique in […]

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Tutorial: Choosing Photos for Citra-Solv Phototransfer

  When you are looking for a photograph to use for Citra-solv photo transfer there are several things to consider. […]

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Tutorial: Photoshop Elements for Photo Transfer Pt 2

      Welcome to part two of how to use Photoshop Elements to get your vintage photos ready to […]

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Tutorial: Photoshop Elements for Photo Transfer

I’ll give you a quick run down of the process I used to get this photo ready for the transfer […]

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Tutorial: Finding Copyright Free Images at The Commons at Flickr

In an ongoing effort to help you find copyright free imagery, or imagery with “no known copyright restrictions” here is […]

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Tutorial: Finding Copyright Free Vintage Photos

One of my favorite sources for vintage photographic images is the  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog   […]

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Tutorial: Copyright Free Images on Wikimedia Commons

Another favorite site of mine for finding copyright free imagery to use in my artwork is Wikimedia Commons It is […]

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Tutorial: Photoshop Elements for Photo Transfer – Examples

This photo of the beautiful Marion Anderson has too many grey tones to transfer well in the CitraSolv process. Deleting […]

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Tutorial: Using the Paper Camera App to make Appliqué Patterns

This is for my fabulous students who have been patiently waiting for me to write up a tutorial.  Paper Camera […]

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Tutorial: Using the Snapseed App to make Appliqué Patterns

Or – “how I use Snapseed to alter a photo I’ve already taken so that it is easier to turn […]

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Tutorial: Using Adobe Illustrator Draw App with Layers

You might think there is nothing worse than being stuck in the middle seat of a packed airplane on a […]

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Tutorial: Creating Depth and Space pt1

I love to look down a path. I wonder about the mystery of what lies just beyond my view. Creating […]

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Tutorial: Discharge Printing With Bubble Wrap

Do you love messing around with fabric as much as I do? The instant gratification of painting and discharging fabric […]

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Tutorial: Creating Depth and Space pt2 Perspective

Photo by Lyric Kinard Last week I talked a little bit about using the placement and sizes of shapes to create […]

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Tutorial: Creating Depth and Space pt3 Color and Value

The Beautiful Smoky Mountains I’ve been talking to you a little bit about how to create the illusion of depth […]

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Tutorial: Thermofax + Foil = FUN!

Enjoy this video for making a valentines fabric postcard! One layer of paint, a second of metallic foil, a third […]

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Tutorial: How to Edit a Photo for a Thermofax Screen

I’d like to show you how to take a photograph and prepare it for a thermofax screen. Printing with these […]

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Tutorial: Sizing Images for Thermofax Screens

If you are unsure of how to size your image so that I can make a thermofax screen for you […]

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Tutorial: Screen Printed Cat Pillow

Just for fun – over the next week or two I’ll repost some of your favorite tutorials – enjoy!   […]

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Tutorial: Lovin’ my Thermofax Screens

It’s my turn! Artspark’s heARTfest tutorial blog hop     Let’s make a sweet little valentine postcard Valentine by Lyric […]

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Tutorial: 5 Part Origami Star

  And here are step by step photos if you weren’t quick enough to fold along with the video. Seriously […]

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Tutorial: Braided Corona Origami Star

I spent half a day ignoring all the “shoulds” on my list. The result was this spectacular piece of origami. […]

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Tutorial: 8 Part Origami Robin Star

I love origami. Because I also love music I get a kick out of folding ornaments out of a few old […]

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Tutorial: Snowflake Pinwheel Ornament

This December I hope to post and point you to some lovely tutorials. Let’s make stuff – bring beauty and […]

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Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Origami Heart

I thought I’d share a sweet and very doable project with you for Valentines day. This easily folded (I promise!) […]

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Tutorial: Valentine’s Day Origami Heart Garland

If you missed the tutorial on how to fold these sweet little origami hearts, just scroll down. The post should […]

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Tutorial: Useful Knot and Mini Beaded Ornament

    A little beading tutorial for you: This short little video will clarify how to make the useful little […]

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Tutorial: Beaded Ornament Tutorial

  Let’s make a lovely little ornament. I’m using Miyuki twisted bugle beads, number 6, 11, and 15 seed beads, […]

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Tutorial: How to Draft a Celtic Knot

As promised… here is a video tutorial for how to puzzle out the celtic knots I’ve been playing with.   […]

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Tutorial: How to Transfer a Photo to Watercolor Paper

  Hi! It’s Lyric. I’m doing it again. I had exactly what I wanted to do in my head the first […]

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Tutorial: How to Draw a Face

Drawing the human figure is difficult.  But it CAN be done. A good beginning is to learn about proportions.   […]

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Work in Progress: How to Sew a Decorative Hanging Pocket

Progress on the Boro Inspired by Melanie Testa’s Rockstar Boro project. I got the zipper put in (the right way […]

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Tutorial: Citra-Solv Photocopy Transfer

  The work I do as a mother involves a lot of delayed gratification. When I escape to the studio […]

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