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5 08, 2019

Best Artists for a Unique Handmade First Day of School Chalkboard

By |2019-08-09T08:43:23-04:00August 5th, 2019|Chalkboards, Chalkboards for School, Crafting Ideas|

Ah, the first day of school...it's not just uniforms and packed lunches.  Back to School is a milestone moment for kids of all ages.  Nearly every parent out there takes a photo of this significant day. While you might love the idea of a First Day of School chalkboard, you may not feel comfortable [...]

4 08, 2019

Instagram Worthy First Day of School Boards on Amazon

By |2019-08-04T22:57:15-04:00August 4th, 2019|Chalkboards, Chalkboards for School, Crafting Ideas|

Can you believe it?! The kiddos are almost back in school already. Some may have already started. The first day of school is a big day on any parent's calendar. Whether you love it or hate it, this is a memorable moment each year, and photos are an absolute must. No matter how old [...]

12 07, 2019

Now Available: Watercolor Brush Lettering Course

By |2019-07-15T17:43:43-04:00July 12th, 2019|Videos, Watercolor Brush Pens|

We have a treat for you! The Watercolor Brush Lettering course, taught from Start to Finish by Christie Daugherty is now available! It includes everything you need to make a BIG improvement to your lettering skills (lifetime access "over the shoulder" videos, supply lists, printable templates, and project guides). Backed by our 100% Croc's Promise [...]

30 07, 2019

5 Simple Watercolor Techniques for Beginners

By |2019-07-30T20:07:16-04:00July 30th, 2019|Watercolor Brush Pens|

Mexico City-based artist Ana Victoria Calderón has taught watercolors through workshops and creative retreats, as well as through online classes via Skillshare, where she’s shared her lessons with over 30,000 students. In this article featured on Artsy.com you'll find some great tips on Watercolor Techniques for Beginners.  She covers Wet-on-wet, Wet-on-dry, Building up color, [...]

27 06, 2019

How to Paint Colorful Feathers with Watercolor Brush Pens

By |2019-07-31T03:44:55-04:00June 27th, 2019|Crafting Ideas, Watercolor Brush Pens|

Teela Cunningham, from the lovely blog Every-Tuesday, did a fantastic tutorial on a different way to use Watercolor Brush pens for your artistic adventures! Look at these cute things! With her usual grace and style, she walks you through the steps to create these funky feathers with a colorful twist. You can watch the [...]

26 11, 2018

Cyber Monday 2018 Deals Available

By |2019-07-02T04:13:20-04:00November 26th, 2018|News|

Out of all the 52 MONDAYS in a year...this one is most certainly the BEST.  Today is your (Mon)day.  Read below for the goodies you can grab NOW...one of them is just a totally free $10 Gift Card to you...no purchase required!   Deal #1 (Available NOW)  A FREE SET of our famous 96 Premium Gel Pens Get a FREE [...]

6 07, 2018

Insider Spotlight – Hollie McKeeth

By |2019-07-02T04:13:20-04:00July 6th, 2018|Other|

This is our first in an upcoming series featuring Crafty Croc Insiders in the "Insider Spotlight"!  Here we'll feature one of our friends and showcase their talents for you to enjoy and learn about them.  Soon, Hollie will be joining us for a "Facebook Live" "how to" session teaching one of her skills.  If you [...]

27 04, 2017

Utah Artist goes Viral for his Pop Culture Chalk Art

By |2019-07-02T04:13:20-04:00April 27th, 2017|Other|

Family Utah artist goes viral for his Pop Culture Chalk Art Utah artist James Bennion, also known as Jimbo, went viral earlier this month for his pop culture chalk art featured at Harmons in Draper. A Reddit user spotted his artwork at the Harmons at Bangerter Crossing in Draper and posted his work online with [...]