The leaf stitch video is posted for beginner cross stitch.
Side notes: Creating the art classes gave me purpose during this time. I channeled the creativity into all areas of my life by learning to sew (again) to make face masks, baking, dancing and singing. This experience of teaching online has been wonderful and I appreciate every moment. And I do plan to explore it further.
I'm just glad there is an "excitement" after all these years and that's truly the lesson and blessing.
Blending paint is probably one of my most rewarding therapeutic art techniques. I literally dive into a deep mindful state.
In these lessons I will show you four different shading techniques that are super easy to implement into your art projects.