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Watercolor pencil drawing ideas

5 Watercolor Pencil Drawing Ideas to Help You Level-Up Your Skills Now

If you’re looking for some new watercolor pencil drawing ideas, we’ve got your back. I have compiled a list of 5 inspiring watercolor pencil drawing ideas that include natural items such as leaves, still life (flowers, fruits and vegetables) and even food! There are endless possibilities to explore with beautiful colored pencils. Explore them all […]

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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How to stretch paper for watercolor painting – Only 1 easy way needed

Today we’re going to talk about how to stretch paper for watercolor painting and the best ways to do it. For many artists, stretching paper is one of the most frustrating parts of preparing a work surface; what’s more, there are different methods that can be confusing. We’ll break down the only technique you really […]

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 […]

Best Watercolor Palette

Best Watercolor Palette (Top 5 reviewed + Buyer Guide)

One of the most crucial parts of a watercolor artwork is the palette you use. The paints are an important part of a watercolor artist’s work, however, not all watercolor paint sets come with every color under the sun. To get the nuances in shading and tones, you need to mix different colors together so […]

Best Watercolor Pens

Best Watercolor Pens to help you create beautiful art!

Watercolor pens are an artist’s convenient dream. These pens hold both the watercolor paint and a brush at the same time. Ideal for experts and beginners alike, watercolor pens are a fun and mess-free way to get creative. But what happens when you need to find a watercolor pen set that has enough colors at […]

Brush pen drawing

Brush Pen Drawing – Why These Are The Best Drawing Tools For Artists

Brush pen drawings allow you to experiment with different textures without having to invest in a lot of specialty supplies, you only need paper and a brush pen loaded with ink. Every artist has their favorite mediums, and this is one for me, but if you’re looking for a versatile and dynamic drawing tool that […]

drawing vs painting

Drawing vs Painting: The Differences Explained Easy

Have you ever wondered why some people say drawing is easier than painting? What is the difference between the two and which is better? In Drawing vs Painting: The Differences Explained Easy explores these questions to help artists understand how they can improve their art skills by understanding the differences in technique. There are many […]

baby oil

Blending Oil Pastels with Baby Oil: Secrets revealed

Have you ever tried blending oil pastels with baby oil? It might seem like the two don’t go together at first, but they do! When mixed together, baby oil and oil pastels create a unique texture and depth in your artwork. The best part is that it’s so easy to do. All you need is […]

how to protect artwork from damage

How to Protect Artwork From Damage: Best 17 Tips for Taking Precautions

How do you protect your artwork from damage? By knowing the risks and taking precautions. There are a few different things you can do to make sure that your artwork is well taken care of, from deciding on how it should be stored or shipped to adding protective layers. This blog post will go over […]

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What is Monoprinting in Art and why you need to try it out now

What is Monoprinting in art? Monoprinting in art is a process of making one-off prints as part of your artwork. It’s what you do when you want to make an original drawing using ink or paint and then print it as part of the same artmaking process. This is not to be confused with making […]

What is collage art

What is Collage Art Anyway? The Best Art Form Where You Can Stick It

“What is collage art?” It’s a question that has been asked for centuries. Collage has been used for centuries by various artists but became quite common in the 20th century by artists claiming found objects as “ready made” and glued them or incorporated them into their artworks. Collage is an awesome medium because you can […]