Category: Art General

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

    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 […]

  • 9 Drawing Pencils and Erasers Reviewed From Mechanical to 8B

    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 […]

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

    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 […]

  • Over 9 Artist Studio Space Requirements for the Perfect Art Studio

    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 […]

  • Why life drawing is important: Insights To Getting Better

    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 […]

  • Selling Art on Commission: How to Make a Great Living

    Selling Art on Commission: How to Make a Great Living

    Have you ever wanted to make a living by selling your art? Selling art on commission is one of the best ways that artists can do this. This blog post will discuss how commission-based sales work, and provide some helpful tips for success. But there is some confusion as to what selling art on commission […]

  • Gouache vs Acrylic – over 9 Clear Differences Explained

    Gouache vs Acrylic – over 9 Clear Differences Explained

    There is a lot of confusion out there about Gouache vs Acrylic paints. Both types are water-based, so they both have similar properties when it comes to drying time, mixing with other colors, etc. However, the two paints differ in many ways that you should know before deciding which one to use on your next […]

  • Can you use watercolor pencils on canvas? Yes – Tested

    Can you use watercolor pencils on canvas? Yes – Tested

    So, can you use watercolor pencils on canvas? Yes! but you need to be aware of what type of canvas and primer works best. I ran some tests and what I found is that Watercolor pencils are a great tool for artists who want to add a light color to their canvas without having to […]