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Sugar Skull Painting on Wood, Inspired by Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos is coming up, which puts sugar skulls on the brain. (Yes, pun intended.) In this tutorial, I show you how to paint a sugar…

Artists’ Corner Episode 15: Board Games, with Heidi Zimmerman

Board games are a big business and all great board games need amazing art and design. In this episode, Jeremy talks with Heidi Zimmerman about working with board…

Artists’ Corner Episode 14: Patreon, with Wesley Hall

Jeremy talks with previous guest Wesley Hall about Patreon.com, a service for creators to connect with their fans and make money doing what they love!  We discuss the…

Art Supply Guide’s First Anniversary

This offer has ended. So much has happened over the past year since Art Supply Guide launched. We just keep growing and expanding, reaching audiences worldwide. I am…

Washi Tape

Washi tape is all the craze right now, but what exactly is it? Originated in Japan, washi tape is a paper made tape that is very similar to…

The Art of WRex

William Thomas, also known as WRex,  is an artist who resides in Tokyo, Japan. He works in many various mediums including traditional drawing and painting as well as…

Finding Inspiration

Inspiration comes at different times and in different ways. It can slowly form from a number of sources or it can hit you suddenly all at once. But…

Workable Fixatif

Some artists use dry mediums such as chalk pastels and charcoals that offer great blending qualities but are quite messy. When an artist creates artwork with pastels or…

Magazine Collage: Abstract Flower

Using items around the home to create art is such a fun and innovative process. The planning and ideas seem to come flooding in when you discover an…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Wood Plaques

Wood plaques provide so many project possibilities. They can be used as a functional piece or as a painting. With the finished routed edge, they have the look…

EARTH Without ART Is Just EH

What is art? The Oxford Dictionary states that art is the “expression of application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting…

Local Youth Art Show

Houston, Texas is the fourth largest major city in U.S. and it has a very rich history. Since Houston is located in the southern part of the United…

Sakura Pigma Micron Pens

Have you ever wondered how to create such fine, precise lines in a drawing? In order to have those fine details in your work, you will need an…

Oklahoma City Murals

Hey everyone, Jeremy here.  I’ve spent the weekend up in Oklahoma City with my wife’s family (check out Episode 7 of Artists’ Corner for an interview with my…

Enrollment Open For Mural Techniques Course!

(Article Updated 12/29/15:  This offer has expired and the Mural Techniques course is now available at full price for $99, Watercolor Drip course not included) Big news…  We’ve…

Art Journal

Remember when you were a child, you or someone you knew kept a secret diary. Remember writing your thoughts onto paper with total freedom? Or in school, your…

Drawn To Be Bad Art Show

In Houston, nestled in the east end district sits a little hidden gem. The East End Studio Gallery is known for their cultural diversity in the arts and…

Art Supply Guide Launches Online Art Courses

As an artist and former art teacher, it has brought me great pleasure to be able to share my many years of art education in the form of…

Photographing Your Art

For the budget saavy artist who needs to get a good digital image of their artwork, here are a few tips to help you get the best image…

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…

Pop Art Tutorial

I wanted to create a food themed art piece to go on a large wall space in my kitchen. Anyone who knows my husband knows that he is a…

Pink unicorn head mounted on a teal wall.

Upcycled Art: Unicorn Head Mounted on a Wood Plaque

Thrift stores, resale shops, and garage sales: these places are prime treasure-hunting grounds for an artist! I love to collect odd trinkets and doodads for my projects. I…

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…

Artists’ Corner Episode 2: Jamie Kinosian

You can download the transcript as a PDF if you wish! On the second episode of the podcast, we talk with Jamie Kinosian, a comic book illustrator and fantasy…

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…