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Draw Your Own Holiday Greeting Cards

By December 11, 2011

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You don't need to be an expert artist to make your own Christmas cards. What could be better than a greeting card that someone has created especially for you? Don't worry about making it perfect. If you're not very crafty, a great option is to buy a picture-frame greeting card. Card-making is very popular, so they're easy to find. You can also find pre-cut blank cards that you can draw directly onto. Small sized watercolor paper trimmed and folded also works well. For a contemporary themed Christmas greeting, you could create a Manga Christmas Card. While Shinaebi has chosen a traditional red-and-green Christmas color scheme, you can easily adapt this design to suit your own personal style.
colored pencil candle Colored pencils are an excellent medium for drawing your own greeting cards. Candles are a popular traditional motif, so here's an article on how to Draw a Candle Flame in colored pencil. For best results, use a good quality paper and don't be afraid to put down plenty of color.

Image: (c) Shinaebi, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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