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

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

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

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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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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. 

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

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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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.