Posts Tagged ‘portrait’

Let’s Face It

Lots of time, when one thinks of portraits your typical methods of drawing or painting come to mind. Here at Craftster, though, we have several portrait artists who have created stunning portraiture in unexpected mediums. From a distance, this portrait of Horace Femm looks like a striking black and white photograph. However, artist Ludi created […]

July 26, 2017 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Geeky bags by Kaoticat Harry Potter Starry Night […]

You Oughta Be In Pictures

It’s so nice to have a great portrait of your loved one or favorite celebrity. Portraits don’t always have to be done in pencil or paint, though. Here are five examples of portraits done with different mediums. They all have one thing in common, though: each has achieved a wonderful result. This amazing portrait of […]

Spotlight on: Painting with Bonus Tutorials

One of the crafts that truly eludes me is painting. Room painting I can do, but can never seem to do well with art painting look like more than a child’s finger painting. And that would actually be an insult to a child finger painting. Here on Craftster though we have many talented people who […]

As Seen on TV: OPRAH!

In honor of a show taping that I may or may not have attended this week (oh confidentiality agreements)… I thought I’d share one of beelisty‘s fabulous cross-stitch creations: Oprah! There really aren’t any other Oprah crafts (besides the Oprah sock monkey!) so instead I’ll point you in the direction of beelisty’s other threads, many […]

As Seen On TV: Adam Lambert Embroidered Portrait

Even if you are not an American Idol (or Adam Lambert) fan, you still have to appreciate the amazing and dedicated skills sophieangele used in making this embroidered portrait. Created from eight different stitches, this gift for her mom is just full of American Idol and crafty awesomeness. To see this project on Craftster click […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Watercolor Portrait

Look at this beautiful watercolor portrait! You can make one of these using a stencil and some masking fluid; you don’t have to be a great fine artist to do so. weighanchor posted a great tutorial for this project. Anyone would be thrilled to receive a portrait of their loved one (or themselves!). Click here […]

Tute Tuesday: How to Make a Watercolor Stencil Portrait

Thanks to Weighanchor for this fabulous tutorial for making watercolor stencil portraits. You can make a watercolor portrait with no painting skills needed for this project! They make wonderful presents or art for your walls. This technique could be used for pets as well! Weighanchor has made the instructions simple and clear, so it will […]

Manic Monday: Bead Portraits

You may or may not know that I have LOTS of fuse bead experience. As much as I’ve organized TONS of beads onto little peg boards I’ve never been anywhere close to making something this great! A life-like portrait out of beads?! Awesome! Futzz created these great portraits of herself and her loved ones out […]

As Seen on TV: Law and Order SVU

Welcome to our newest recurring feature: As Seen On TV. We will be bringing you awesome crafts based on TV shows, both popular and obscure. If you have a favorite TV-related craft let us know for possible inclusion in a future edition! For our first As Seen On TV we have these awesome onesies that […]

Manic Monday: Day of the Dead Portrait

Anya Kase translated a gorgeous art print by Sunny Buick into a great embroidery project! It’s about 7 inches tall and very detailed! She used 6 different shades of thread, just for her hair! She says she worked on it a few hours a day for a few months! You can also see the full […]