| Art Tips | Drawing | FAQ | Marker | Pen & Ink | Technical Paper Info

Feather vs. Bleed on Paper (and How to Prevent Both)

What is the difference between feathering and bleeding when using ink or markers on paper? How to I prevent either from happening?

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| Art Tips | Charcoal | Drawing | Workshops

Charcoal Shading and Blending Tips

See Artist Kirsty Partridge's techniques for blending and shading charcoal to create realistic drawings. 

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| Featured Artists | Painting | Products | Urban Sketching | Watercolor

Watercolor Sketching On Location with Marco Bucci

Artist Marco Bucci tried our new Travel Series watercolor papers and created two fantastic on-site watercolor sketches. See his process & review. 

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| Acrylic | Art Tips | Painting

Acrylic Paint Storage Tip

Artist Patti Mollica has a convenient solution for storing her acrylic paints that saves time and allows her to get straight to work. 

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| Art Tips | Drawing | News | Tutorials | Urban Sketching | Workshops

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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