We have spoilers for the May 2022 The Crafter’s Box, a craft subscription box that sends home decor projects and access to a digital workshop! Members can now choose their box frequency – monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly. Plus, get 6 starter box options to choose from when they join (plus 4 box swap options every month)!
DEAL: Get 25% off your first box with coupon code GETCREATIVE!
And this month’s featured maker and workshop is …
Pastel Landscapes with Valerie Mckeehan!
Let’s get our hands dusty as we create a scenic wildflower landscape using soft pastels. Join Valerie McKeehan, artist, and founder of Lily and Val, as she shares her expertise on soft pastel technique, landscape composition, and color theory. We know that fine art may be intimidating if you feel like you’re not a natural artist but Valerie is an amazing teacher that walks us through every step of the process. She’s also included a line drawing template with color options and a loosely shaded template for reference. Valerie’s in-depth tutorial on composition breaks down the landscape scene into simple shapes, then we apply light, value, and color theory to map out our impressionist scene. Using mark making, underpainting, layering, and blending, the soft shapes of the landscape come together like magic. These skills and techniques can be applied to future projects, for endless landscape scenes.
Here’s a sneak peek:
The Crafter’s Box is a subscription box for people who love to make. It has brought together experienced makers and has asked them to curate a unique box of tools and materials to build something beautiful. For $65 a month, you will receive everything you need to make something new and an online workshop will help you along the way. Also, every month is not only a different project, but a different craft altogether!