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brush drawing

What is Brush Drawing? Master this skill now.

Brushes are used for a variety of purposes, but brush drawing is a unique and exciting way to create art. Brushes come in all shapes and sizes, from asian brush pens to western watercolor brushes. Brush drawing is often done with ink or watercolor because the brush can be used to create fine lines or […]

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pen and ink drawing materials

7 Pen and ink drawing materials you’ll need now to get started

If you are interested in pen and ink drawings, then the first step is to get started with pen and ink drawing materials. There are many different pen and ink drawing materials that you need to start using pen and ink art properly. In short, the 7 pen and ink drawing materials you will need […]

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What are Conte crayons made of

What are Conte crayons made of? Are Conte crayons the same as pastels?

What are Conte crayons made of? Are they the same as pastels? What is a binder in a Conte crayon and what paper should you use for them? The answers to these questions and more can be found below! Conte crayons are made by compressing natural pigmented chalk (originally it was either iron oxide, titanium […]

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Drawing Pencils and Erasers

9 Drawing Pencils and Erasers Reviewed From Mechanical to 8B

Drawing pencils and erasers are two of the most important tools that an artist will need whether they are drawing, sketching to just making guidelines. There are many different types of drawing pencils and erasers available to you, but they all serve a specific purpose and can be used to create different effects. This article […]

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different types of drawing paper

Different Types of Drawing Paper 101: Choosing The Best Type For You

One of the most important aspects to consider when drawing is what type of paper you are going to use. There are so many different types of drawing paper, each with their own properties that make them appropriate for varying purposes. For example, if you want a smoother finish, you might choose hot pressed paper […]

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Artist Studio Space Requirements

Over 9 Artist Studio Space Requirements for the Perfect Art Studio

It’s no secret that artist studio space is a valuable commodity. From painters to sculptors, from photographers to mixed media artist – every artist needs their own artistic space in order to create the best work possible. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the top 9 artist studio space requirements for the perfect […]

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Why life drawing is important

Why life drawing is important: Insights To Getting Better

What is life drawing? What are the benefits of taking a life drawing class? These are some of the questions that many people have when they first hear about why life drawing is important. Drawing from real models in front of an audience can be intimidating, but there are many benefits to it. I used […]

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liquitex acrylic paint reviews

One of the best Liquitex Acrylic Paint Reviews

Paint is an essential tool for any artist, and it’s important to know what paint will work best for your needs. When it comes to acrylic paint specifically there are more options available to you than time to read all the acrylic paint reviews. To help you save time, I have compiled one of the […]

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derwent metallic pencils

Derwent Metallic Pencils Reviewed – Best Review

Derwent Metallic Pencils are a new addition to Derwent’s range of pencils and they come in a range of metallic colours. Derwent is one of the most popular brands for artists and designers, so it comes as no surprise that these pencils have been designed to be perfect for anyone who wants to add some […]

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How do I build an art studio in my garage

Turning Your Garage into an Art Studio – all you need to know

Have no space left in your home? Want an art studio but don’t want to spend a ton of money? Converting your garage into an art studio can be an affordable way to solve your problem. But before you rush into it, find out the best way to create the perfect art studio in your […]

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Why you should create a sketch before watercolor painting

Why you should create a sketch before watercolor painting – answered

We have all seen sketching before watercolor paintings. They are often drawn in pencil on paper, with the sketch being a preliminary sketch of what is to be painted. Sketching before painting is an excellent way to plan out your composition and get a feel for how things will look when they are done. It […]

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Outline Drawing for Painting

How to Create an Outline Drawing for Painting with expert examples

Creating an outline drawing for painting is an outline or sketch of the painting that you want to create. It helps you plan what colors and values you will be using in your work, which can help with composition, color harmony, and balance. This blog post discusses how to create an outline drawing for a […]

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