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Diana

Diana has been an artist for over 27 years and has training in drawing, painting, digital drawing and graphic design. Diana's latest obsession is digitally drawing with Procreate and Procreate Dreams. Diana has experience selling her art across a number of platforms and loves helping other artists learn how to make money from their art as well.

Whenever I open Procreate to make a new piece of art, I’m always so tempted to pick a canvas and get to the fun part of creating art.  But, then I remember to slow down. Spending a few minutes to make sure my canvas is correct before I get started is SO important! I’ve learned …

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As an artist, I know the feeling of completely losing my creativity because the pressure of creating a great piece of art for my business became too overwhelming. I know the feeling…really well. It would honestly get to the point where I would stop making art altogether until I could regroup, refocus on my artistic …

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We’ve all had that puzzling moment when we’re staring at a ball of yarn and wondering if it will be enough to finish our knitting or crochet project. Or, maybe we haven’t even started our project yet and are wondering whether the leftover yarn we have stashed on our shelf is even worth using. To …

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Crochting for the first time can feel so slow and awkward. Each stitch feels burdensome and it’s easy to get discouraged, wondering how you’d ever be able to make enough stitches for an entire project.  Crocheting can be hard in the beginning, but it gets easier with practice. It takes time and practice to develop …

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Crochet and macrame are easily confused with each other but, in reality, they’re actually very different types of textile art. Knowing the ins and outs of crochet vs. macrame can open up a world of arts and crafts opportunities. The biggest difference between crochet and macrame is that crochet stitches are made with a hook …

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If you have a goal to learn crochet, it might seem like an overwhelming task. How do you make all of those stitches that eventually turn into a hat, scarf, pillow, or even a cute amigurumi toy? Learning to crochet might seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. It doesn’t take long to learn …

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Crochet hooks have a unique design. This unique design isn’t simply aesthetic or random, it actually plays a very important role in how the crochet hook works and functions. There are 5 main parts of a crochet hook, including the head, throat, shaft, grip, and handle. Within the head, there is a mouth and lip …

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