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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…

Pop Art Cat Painting Using Watercolor Resist

This tutorial is something that can be simple enough for kids or you can tweak it to make it more advanced for an experienced painter. This technique is…

3 Color Challenge

For this tutorial, I decided to give myself some restriction. A friend of mine was hosting a 3 color art challenge where you are to use three randomly…

Pointillism

Pointillism is the process of creating a work of art by using only dots. Pointillism can be done in either black and white or color. Marker, pen, pencil…

Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Pens

Working in pen is beautiful and fun. I tend to work a lot quicker with pens than a lot of wet media. Staedtler makes a fine tip pen set…

Artists’ Corner Episode 12: Poison Candy Artist Collective

On episode 12, we have Poison Candy Artist Collective on the show. Bre Tobias, Erica Shaw and Charleen Juliet are 3 of 5 artists who founded Poison Candy…

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…

Ebony Pencils

Ebony pencils are a wonderful artist tool. They are used for sketching, drawing, layout or design work. They can be used with a gentle hand to get very light…

Underwater Theater Diorama

In this tutorial, you will learn how to construct a diorama of a theater stage depicting an underwater scene with The Goddess of the Sea. Enjoy this tutorial…

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…

Shrinky Dinks

If you were a child of the 80s, chances are, you had at least one set of Shrinky Dinks of your favorite Saturday morning cartoon characters. If you…

Types of Artist Pens

I wanted to offer a little insight on some random drawing pens that I have in my art studio so that you can get a feel for the…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Drawing Mushrooms

In this quick demonstration, I explore three different ways to illustrate a mushroom. I am also using three separate drawing mediums. This demonstration shows you how something as…

Instagram’s Special Delivery Art Swap Is Sweeping Across The World

Many of you who have an Instagram account know that it is a great place to post, like and comment on photos posted by other users. I have…

Artists’ Corner Episode 8: Erica Shaw

Erica Shaw, better known on Instagram as “erilynns” is a California based artist that went to school for costume design but ended up falling in love with illustration…

Charcoals

Charcoal is a dry art media used for drawing and sketching. It is made from burnt wood similar to other types of charcoal. Charcoal can be used on…

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…

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…

Mural Techniques: Faux Finishing and Landscapes Online Course Is Live!

I am so happy to announce that my latest online painting course titled “Mural Techniques: Faux Finishing and Landscapes” has officially launched and the entire course is now…