Figures & Portraits

Discover the breathtaking techniques and drawing and painting essentials that will make your artwork stand out from the crowd!

Drawing the Human Body: FREE eGuide from Bluprint

Form & Function: Learn How to Draw the Human Body With a FREE eGuide!

By Kelsey Loughman

Rendering the human form has inspired drawings for literally thousands of years. And learning to draw the form and function of this stunningly complex and beautiful figure is truly a skill worth mastering. Discover how to draw the human figure and reach your drawing potential with a FREE downloadable eGuide — Drawing the Human Body: A Primer.

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Overnight Oats With Toppings

Make-Ahead Oatmeal: A Quick & Healthy Breakfast Two Ways

By Ashley McLaughlin

If you love to eat oatmeal during colder months throughout the year, then you are going to absolutely love these two recipes for overnight oats! They take just minutes to whip up and then they "cook" in the fridge overnight. All you have to do in the morning is grab, top, and head out the door! It's just too easy.

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Sweet Swaps! 5 Ways to Make Healthier Popsicles

By Ashley Rodriguez

Usually popsicles are thought of as an indulgent treat: They are perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth on those nearly too-hot days. But, rarely do we think of them as health food. Well, I say we change that! Let's redeem our favorite heat chasing treat the heat by replacing the traditional sugar, preservatives and cream with more delicious fresh fruit, a bit of chocolate and a little creativity.

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Get Crunchy! Making Granola at Home

By Ashley Rodriguez

Making granola at home is one of those things that feels like a daunting task. But homemade granola is actually not daunting at all. And, the toasty, spiced healthy masterpiece you create is well worth the effort. Here's a recipe for simply delicious homemade granola you'll make time and time again!

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From Weak to Wow! 6 Recipe Ideas for Fruit Salad, Reinvented

By Ashley Rodriguez

A fruit salad recipe needn’t be boring especially this time of year when fruit is at it’s finest. Sweet, incredibly juicy and deeply flavorful. No, for fruit this good it deserves a bit of creativity. I'm here to help you whip up a fresh take on fresh fruit salad. Use these ideas as is or apply them as inspiration to kick start your own creativity.

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Delicious & Satisfying Chilled Soups for Summer

By Ashley Rodriguez

For summer entertaining, a cold soup is a welcome start to the meal. They are quick to make, loaded with fresh produce and can often be made well in advance so you can enjoy your guests and the beautiful weather instead of standing over a hot stove. Read on to discover delicious chilled soups for summer!

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