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Faber-Castell PITT Brush Pen

When working with ink, I have been trying out new products in order to add some more control to my line work. I have always enjoyed the convenience…

Masking Fluid

If you have worked with watercolor paints before then you know just how transparent it can be. There is a certain thought process that an artist needs to go…

Speedball Pen Set

I love to draw with a fine tip pen all of the time. When I create a drawing worth making into a final piece of art, I usually start…

Scratchboard Drawing

A scratch art drawing is is created by using a special black ink coated paper, called scratchboard, that you scratch along the surface to reveal the white paper…

Craft Paints

When I am making crafts instead of paintings I like to save my artist acrylic paints. When working on larger projects or with wood that absorbs a lot of…

Stained Glass

Many of you are familiar with stained glass windows of churches and other religious buildings, the colored glass pieces forming scenes and pictures in both abstract and realistic…

Costume Jewelry

Halloween is just around the corner. Do you have your costume yet? If not, there is no better time to get in touch with your crafty side and…

Crayola Model Magic

Crayola is a name we all know and a brand that most of us have grown up with. When it comes to school supplies, children long for Crayola…

Low Fire Clay

If you are interested in sculpting but want something that is stronger than the average air dry clay, then you will need to work with a clay that…

Plaster of Paris

Plaster of Paris is a dry white powdered material that reacts when mixed with water. It can be used for wall surfaces, much like a stucco, as well…

Graphite Transfer Paper: Why and How to Use It

Have you ever had a drawing that was perfect — but then when it came time to draw it again, you couldn’t reproduce the same effect as the original?…

Watercolor Palette

If you are new to watercolor painting, there are a few ways that you can purchase your paints. One way is very similar to that of children’s watercolor…

Illustration Board

If you prefer to work on paper but need a thicker, sturdier surface for your artwork, illustration board may be what you are looking for. Illustration board is…

Newsprint Paper

When artists are working out their ideas, sometimes they need to do many sketches. Planning out a drawing or painting may sometimes need correcting until they end up…

Prismacolor Markers

Prismacolor is one of my favorite brands because I use many of their products in my studio. From colored pencils, to ebony, to watercolor pencils, in my opinion,…

Fredrix Canvas

Painting on canvas is a typical fine art technique that artists have been perfecting since before the 16th century. Canvases can be prepared by an artist by using…

Amsterdam Acrylic Paints

Formerly known as Van Gogh series, Amsterdam acrylic paints are the same quality that artists have come to know and love. Amsterdam boasts that their standard line of…

Print Carving

Printing and stamping are everlasting art forms. They’ve been around for ages, and they aren’t leaving anytime soon. Did you know that you can turn your artwork into a…

Poly-Fil Polyester Fiberfill

I like to dabble in many different arts and crafts. Sewing is a skill that I rarely use, because I only know the basics. I’m no expert seamstress, but can…

Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolor Pocket Set

Many of the artists I met at this year’s Comicpalooza had a small travel set of watercolors at their table. The portable paints enabled these artists to create commissions onsite. It was interesting that…

The Joys of Mod Podge

Once I discover an art supply that I enjoy, I try to use it in as many future projects as possible. Mod Podge is one of those products…

FolkArt One Stroke Palette with colorful paint on it

FolkArt One Stroke Palette

Since I constantly move from one art project to another, I like to keep my cleanup time at a minimum. I prefer to use a paint palette that…

drawing of a nymph using Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils

Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils are some of the highest quality art pencils on the market. The soft leads keep your coloring very smooth. The pencils can be layered and…

colorful Sharpie markers

Sharpie ’80s Glam Markers

The Sharpie brand has been around for a very long time. I’m sure that most of you have at least one black Sharpie marker in your desk drawer…

Royal Soft Grip Brushes

Royal Soft Grip Brushes

Paintbrushes seem like a simple enough thing to purchase, but there are actually some terrible brushes out there that claim to be artist quality. Well, I can recommend…

E6000 Craft Adhesive Glue

E6000 Craft Adhesive Glue is a crafter’s dream come true! This glue is sturdy and awesome. I keep a tube of it on hand in my studio at…

Painters Neon Paint Pens

Painters Neon Paint Pens

I recently bought a set of Painters Neon Paint Pens to try out. I figured paint pens would work well when I needed to do simple painting within…