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Urban Sketching Online Workshop

Alphonso Dunn's free Urban Sketching Workshop has begun! Follow along to this 4-part workshop where Alphonso demonstrates how to draw on location. 

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| Art History | Drawing | Painting

Why Art is so Important

Aside from the fact that art is just plain fun, there are many scientific reasons that show more art in our lives is beneficial. 

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| Featured Artists | Featured Products | Gouache | Newsletter | Painting

Spring Newsletter Featuring Artist Jordan Rhodes

Artist Jordan Rhodes reveals how he rediscovered his love for art after taking a break since childhood. Not only finding inspiration, but maintaining a routine is key to making art. 

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Realistic Drawing with Charcoal

Follow along to Kirsty Partridge's four video lessons on how to create realistic drawings with charcoal. 

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| Art Tips | FAQ | Gouache | Watercolor

What is Goauche?

Gouache paint is often described as opaque watercolor. It has a bold, matte look and is great for illustration, fine art and lettering. Learn more. 

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NEW! Strathmore Travel Series

We are excited to introduce a new line of papers designed to meet the needs of on-location artists. Perfect for Urban Sketchers and plein air artists. 

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| Black Paper | Colored Pencil | Mixed Media | News | Products

NEW! 400 Series Black Mixed Media Paper

Introducing Strathmore 400 Series Black Mixed Media paper! A heavyweight sheet that is perfect for gouache, colored pencil, metallic mediums, gel pens and more. 

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| Charcoal | Drawing | Workshops

Realistic Drawing with Charcoal Workshop

Workshop 1, Realistic Drawing with Charcoal, starts on March 4! The supply list is now available. 

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| Art Tips | Bristol | FAQ | Technical Paper Info

The 2 Meanings of Vellum

The term vellum as it relates to paper can be somewhat confusing because it can refer to two distinct aspects:
1. Vellum as a paper 2. Vellum as a finish

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| Colored Pencil | Drawing | Featured Artists | Newsletter

Winter Newsletter Featuring Courtroom Artist Pat Lopez

Pat Lopez has been a courtroom sketch artist for 40 years. She's covered high profile cases like the Oklahoma City Bomb Trial, Kobe Bryant & Selena/Salvidar.

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