Papercrafts and Drawing

There are many different types of papercrafts and almost all of them will benefit from learning how to draw. 

Imagine being able to create your own playful drawings for decorating scrapbooks, card making or paper home decor.

how to make a butterfly card for your paper arts projects

For instance, click here to learn how to draw this butterfly and make a card from it!

how to draw leaves for paper arts

Click here for my tutorial on drawing a leaf that is curling and twisting. These leaves are playful and make a great addition to Fall scrapbooking and card making!

If you are not interested in classical drawing, that's okay. I have tutorials that cover how to draw and make templates and how to create designs, such as paisleys. They are easy and fun to create!

how to make heart stencils for paper arts
  • This tutorial on how to draw also shows how to make heart templates. Learning how to make paper heart templates allows you to create with your unique hearts. There's no need to rely on store bought stencils!

These hearts can be used for placing photos on top, for photo frames or just to decorate your pages and cards by sprinkling them throughout. 

how to draw playful hearts and use for scrapbooking and card making
  • My playful hearts tutorial will no doubt be useful for making cards, scrapbooking and altered books. These hearts are whimsical and just a lot of fun! 

No one will have hearts just like yours!

Speaking of unique hearts . . . Having a style that's all your own is important.

This site has an art glossary where you can learn about such things as "signature art". It may seem that signature art is only important in the visual arts, but it is essential to the creative arts as well.

Developing a personal style for Papercrafts will give your work a uniqueness that will make it stand out from the rest. You should have a style that other people can recognize when viewing your paper art.

  • Take a look at my signature style of art definition to learn why it's important and how you can begin developing it right away.

Check back often for tutorials that will enhance your artwork!

Creating art and crafts builds new neural pathways in your brain and is a great way to keep your noggin healthy. Keep creating for optimal brain health!


~~~Samantha Mariah

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