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Design Your Own Vinyl Toys

What is cooler than custom painting your own toys? This newer form of artistic expression is taking over and landing in many galleries worldwide, some artists have had…

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Artists’ Corner Episode 11: Tony Kern

In Episode 11, I talk with artist Tony Kern, also known as ‘Hoap’, about his personal experiences as an artist, husband and father. We also talk about his…

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Sculpey Polymer Clay

Scupley is a highly sought out product on the market that artists and crafters use in their works. This clay has been around for a very long time…

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Liquitex Matte Medium

Liquitex is a leader in quality art products. They carry many lines of paints and mediums that artists prefer and depend on to use in their work. Liquitex…

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Abstract Checkerboard Art

For this quick art tutorial, you will use some basic drawing techniques such as intersecting lines and a few circles to create this warped checkerboard drawing. The contrast…

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Water Brushes

Watercolor is a great medium to work in but when it comes to taking this paint on the go, sometimes it can become a hassle to transport water…

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Golden Extra Heavy Gel Medium

For me, working with paints tends to be generally focused on smoother surfaces. But what if it wasn’t? If you want to try a different approach to your…

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Artists’ Corner Episode 10: An Artist’s Mindset

On episode 10 of the Artists’ Corner Podcast, the creators of Art Supply Guide, Jeremy and I talk about artists as entrepreneurs starting a business and building a…

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Polyform Air Dry Clay

Polyform Model Air Modeling Clay is an air dry clay made by the Sculpey company that dries within 24-48 hours. When dry, it can be decorated with acrylic…

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The Art Of Pysanky

Where did the Easter egg originate? The tradition of decorating eggs dates back to the pre-Christian era and is rooted in Eastern European history, more specifically, the Ukraine. Pysanky…

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Easter Egg Zentangle

For this tutorial, I use basic zentangle designs to create a series of Easter eggs. These designs can be drawn in black and ink or if you choose…

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Artists And Their Studios

We as artists and appreciators of the arts may often wonder where the magic happens for each individual artist. I for one, have been very intrigued by the…

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Wood Slices

It may seem obvious to those of you who follow my posts on Art Supply Guide that I have this love of painting on wood. The surface is…

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Felt Donut Sewing

Here is an adorably yummy craft project that is both simple and cheap! Felt donuts are a fun craft for both kids and adults to make. The felt…

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Gel Pens

Gel pens have become a great drawing tool to keep around the art studio. A gel pen is is made of ink suspended in a water-based gel and…

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Canson Multi Media Pad

For all of you artists out there, we are faced with the annoying task of trying to find a great sketchbook or drawing paper for small projects and…

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Colored Ink Portrait Painting

For this tutorial, I work with a set of colored India Inks and paint with them like watercolor for the first time to see how well they work…

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Strathmore Watercolor Paper

If you are looking for a heavy duty paper that is going to be able to handle a lot of moisture for wet media, watercolor paper is a…

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Posable Paper Dolls

Paper dolls have steadily become a revived craft for both vintage collectors and parents who wish to share this dying art with their children. Many classroom projects among…

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Artist Trading Cards

Through out history, artists have participated in the trading of miniature artworks with one another or for things such as room and board, goods or just to exchange…

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Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils

I love Prismacolor products. I own markers and pencils and I love every one of them. Prismacolor makes a watercolor pencil that is equally as beautiful as their…

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Artists’ Corner Episode 9: Inkster

On Episode 9 Jeremy and I sit down and talk with brothers Rob and James Anderson, two of the three highly creative minds behind Inkster, a brand new…

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Gesso Board

I picked up a gesso board from my local art store so that I could see how well I liked using this surface for my paintings. Surprisingly it…

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Higgins India Ink

Working in black and white is fierce. The contrasting colors really can make a bold statement in your art. India Ink is a very dark, opaque liquid that…

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Handmade Cards

Cards have always been a sentimental way of  expressing ones emotions or gratitude to another. Even today, cards are still a very common item to exchange during the…

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Watercolor Video Tutorial

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a loose painting that takes about 30 minutes using watercolors and your paper mounted vertically to create a…

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Toned Paper

Many of my artist friends have been using this beautiful brown drawing paper and I wanted to try some out for myself. I picked up a drawing pad…

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Chalk Pastels

Chalk pastels are a strong pigmented type of artist chalk. They generally will come in a short squared stick and also in pencil form for fine detail work. Chalk…

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Valentine’s Crafts

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money on expensive gifts. We all know that some of the most special and cherished gifts are those made…

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Laser Cut Wood Frames and Plaques

Oh the dozens of project ideas that came rushing to my mind when I entered my local Michaels arts and crafts store and saw, not one, but two…