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Diana

Diana has been an artist for over 25 years and has training in drawing, painting, digital drawing and graphic design. Diana's latest obsession is digitally drawing with Procreate and creating t-shirt designs with Canva. 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.

Procreate Color Wheel Stuck in Grayscale? Here’s What to Do

You sit down for a productive, Procreate art session, only to find that your entire color wheel is stuck in grayscale. No matter what you do, you can only seem to get colors ranging from white to blank. You’re living in gray-land. Where did the rainbow go?  If your Procreate color wheel is stuck in …

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Does the Dollar Store Sell Embroidery Supplies?

Embroidery hoops, embroidery threads, embroidery needles – they can get expensive! Especially when you’re first starting out with embroidery and don’t want to spend a lot of money experimenting with this awesome new craft, buying embroidery supplies at the dollar store can seem like an economical option. Dollar stores often have embroidery products, but call …

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7 Amazing Neon Color Palettes and Brushes for Procreate

Neon color palettes are a great way to brighten things up in Procreate. Even though there are traditional pencils and pens in neon colors, digital art is where neon colors really pop. Use a black background, turn up your screen’s brightness, and let those neon colors shine! We’re diving into the best neon color palettes …

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How Long Does it Take to Learn Embroidery?

Embroidery is a beautiful art form that makes a simple needle and thread look complicated. If the most you’ve ever done with a needle and thread is patch a hole in your pants, you may be wondering how long it takes to learn embroidery.  Basic embroidery stitches like the running stitch and the backstitch are …

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Domestika’s Procreate Courses: What Can You Learn?

This is a guest post by Domestika, which Adventures with Art is an affiliate for. No matter your creative discipline of choice, you’ve likely heard of Procreate. The iOS app for iPad and iPhone gives designers of all specialties the ability to create striking artwork through its extensive library of digital tools. However, with over …

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Does Embroidery Thread Shrink When Washed?

It’s an awful experience to pull a piece of clothing out of the dryer and realize it has shrunk. It’s even worse when that piece of clothing has a beautiful piece of embroidery on it that you spent hours working on. What actually happened? Is it the embroidery thread that shrank in the dryer? Cotton …

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Can You Make Embroidery Thread Colorfast?

It’s a big disappointment to spend hours on an embroidery project, just to have the colors run when you wash it. Whomp whomp. If you’ve run into this disaster, your embroidery thread wasn’t colorfast. So, how do you make embroidery thread colorfast? There’s little you can do yourself to make embroidery thread colorfast. The best …

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Can Embroidery Thread Get Wet? What You Need to Know

Embroidery thread is used for a lot of things we wear on a daily basis, from clothing to bracelets. Whether we get caught in a rainstorm, jump in a pool, or just need to run the washing machine, our embroidery thread is bound to get wet on a regular basis. But, is this ok? Can …

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How to Reset Procreate’s Default Color Palettes

If you regret making a change to Procreate’s default color palettes, don’t worry. Even though there isn’t a quick button you can push to restore the color palettes that came with your Procreate app, you only need to complete a few steps to get your color palettes back where you want them to be. To …

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