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Markers, Pencils and Pens

Markers, Pencils and Pens

what kind of paper do you use for oil pastels

What kind of paper do you use for Oil Pastels? Best Listed

Paper is an important part of any art-making process. Paper can be used for watercolor, acrylics, inks, and more. So what kind of paper do you use for oil pastels? There are many options when it comes to paper for oil pastels. Some artists prefer canvas or other heavy weight papers while others love the […]

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Does acrylic paint work on glass

Does acrylic paint work on glass – the complete guide (answered)

If you have ever wondered does acrylic paint work on glass then you should know the answer is simply Yes, acrylic paint works on glass. Acrylic paint is water-based, so it dries quickly and does not require oil or solvents to dry. This makes it perfect for painting on glass because all you need to […]

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Can you use watercolor pencils on canvas

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 […]

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Can you bring colored pencils on a plane

Can you bring colored pencils on a plane? Yes, but there are rules..

Whether you are an artist about to embark on a flight with your art supplies for the first time or flying long haul with kids and you need to keep them entertained you may be wondering, “Can you bring colored pencils on a plane?”. What about coloring books or crayons? The answer is yes, you […]

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How to blend colored pencils with water

How to blend colored pencils with water and 6 other crazy liquids

I love to color, and I know you do too! It’s relaxing. But sometimes it feels like blending coloring pencils the proper way can get a little boring. That’s why I put together this blog post to satisfy the curious minds out there wondering what things you can use to blend your colored pencils with! […]

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layering and blending coloured pencils

Layering and Blending Colored Pencils as a Beginner Artist

Colored pencil layering and blending is a technique that can make your art look more realistic and 3-dimensional. If you are just getting started in this medium, it’s important to lay down the right colors for layering and blending. It may seem like an intimidating process at first but it is actually quite straightforward! In […]

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How long do colored pencils last

How Long Do Colored Pencils Last? (Best Answer)

Colored pencils are a favorite among artists for their bright and vibrant colors. However, because some pencil brands have an expiration date printed on the packaging that indicates when the pencil should be discarded it makes many people ask how long do colored pencils last. The truth is while there may be an expiration on […]

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Charcoal drawing

How to Use Charcoal Sticks for Drawing – Easy Introductory Course

In this article, I’ll cover topics related to how to use charcoal sticks for drawing such as, How do you start a charcoal drawing? What tools are needed for charcoal drawing? Can you erase a charcoal drawing? And so on. This is meant to be an introduction to working with charcoal sticks for drawing. I love […]

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How to draw with colored pencils

How to draw with colored pencils – Ultimate Guide

Easy to find at any discount or department store, colored pencils are great for beginners. However, professional artists also use colored pencils to great brilliant works of art worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Whether you are a complete beginner artist or a more skilled artist who simply wants to try a new medium, colored […]

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What to draw with colored pencils

What to Draw with Colored Pencils – 5 Ideas to get you inspired

You bought the colored pencils for fine artists, and you have a lovely tablet of smooth colored pencil paper. Now it is time to actually use your shiny new art supplies and create something! And you’re stuck. All of a sudden, your creative muse has deserted you! If you are stuck trying to figure out what to […]

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How to use Pastels on Canvas 1

Tips on How to Use Pastels on Canvas – it can be done!

While most people think that canvas is the surface for art media like acrylics and oil paints, other kinds of media can also be used on canvas to create beautiful and interesting pieces of artwork. One such media that may be used on canvas is pastel. While traditionally, pastels are used on special pastel paper, using […]

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How to use Pastel Sticks

How to use Pastel Sticks to Create Artwork

One of the oldest artist’s mediums, pastels produce vivid colored drawings with a minimum of equipment. They are perfect for taking along on a trip or just for stepping out of the studio for the day. You can get started drawing with pastels with just a handful of items that are available at low cost.  […]

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