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  • 9 Useful Painting Techniques for Beginners – anyone can use these

    9 Useful Painting Techniques for Beginners – anyone can use these

    There are so many ways to make a painting! If you’re new to painting, this is the perfect time to explore painting techniques for beginners. Exploring the options and becoming familiar with new techniques can help you grow as a painter and develop your own personal style. Exploring techniques also helps you to learn how to […]

  • How to Make Painting Easy (Steps bonus 9 Pro tips)

    How to Make Painting Easy (Steps bonus 9 Pro tips)

    So how do you make painting easy? The following 4 steps detail what you need to do. It actually is easy if you just have fun and don’t fixate on the problems or mistakes. Remember, when you were a kid you just painted and you didn’t judge yourself and you thought everything was fantastic. Take […]

  • How to use Pastel Sticks to Create Artwork

    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.  […]

  • Beginners Guide on How to make Fan Art that’s kickass

    Beginners Guide on How to make Fan Art that’s kickass

    In this post I will share with you the top 5 tips you need to follow so that you can start as a beginner, how to make fan art that’s kickass, from laying the groundwork, developing a style, stealing from others, removing all fear and sharing what you make with the world. The best artists […]

  • How To Draw A Galaxy (Learn Drawing From The Best)

    How To Draw A Galaxy (Learn Drawing From The Best)

    In this post you will learn how to draw a galaxy using some very easy techniques that I learned as a kid and perfected as an adult. They are so simple you will not believe it. Follow these steps and you’ll be the master galaxy drawer in no time! I like to use a variety […]

  • Best Paper For Colored Pencils – 2021 (Answered)

    Best Paper For Colored Pencils – 2021 (Answered)

    If you are working with colored pencils then it is essential that you are getting a sketchpad that contains the right kind of paper. This is going to allow you to see the best results and ensure that the colors will pop. Sketch pads can differ in their paper depending on what kind of materials […]

  • Top 5 Scanner Models Tested By An Artist for Artists

    Top 5 Scanner Models Tested By An Artist for Artists

    Thinking of sharing your art online, or even sending it off to make some professional quality prints? It’s possible to make money doing what you love – making beautiful works of art – but you need the right tools to accomplish that. You don’t need the best scanner for artwork to achieve the best results, […]

  • How To Clean Oil Based Paint Brushes Safely

    How To Clean Oil Based Paint Brushes Safely

    Chances are your paint brushes are a large investment and you want to protect that investment after each use. Whether you are painting a house or are an artist, oil based paints and brushes share some quite common ingredients and materials and the cleaning techniques will work for either. In this article, we will be […]

  • Everything you wanted to know about Sakura Pigma Micron pens

    Everything you wanted to know about Sakura Pigma Micron pens

    Before we get into what Sakura Pigma Micron pens are, let us go into the background of not only the pen but the Sakura company that manufactures these fantastic pens. The History of the Sakura Pigma Micron pen Sakura’s involvement in drawing materials began in 1921 when Sakura developed a crayon.  The company was disappointed […]

  • How Much Are Posca Pens? Never Get Ripped Off Again

    How Much Are Posca Pens? Never Get Ripped Off Again

    Posca pens are fantastic, I’m a huge fan and have a pretty sizeable collection of Posca pens. One thing I have noticed is that whenever I go to purchase a new set or individual Posca pens, the price varies quite a lot depending where I look. So how much are Posca pens? In this article […]

  • How Much Does a Portrait Drawing Cost?

    How Much Does a Portrait Drawing Cost?

    You have finally decided to commission an artist to paint that portrait you always wanted. But you have never done this before so you have a few questions you want answered. The main question you will be asking is “how much does a portrait drawing cost?” but there should be more questions. Read on to […]