| Colored Pencil | Drawing | News | Products

Colored Pencil Paper - New Size!

Ready when you are!

Our 400 Series Colored Pencil Paper is now available in a convenient & portable 6"x8" pad size. 

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| Books & Art Journals | Featured Artists | Mixed Media | News | Pass the Journal

Pass the Journal

Our Pass the Journal project is in full swing and artists from around the globe are filling the pages of 12 special Art Journals!

Here's how the project works

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| Art History | FAQ | Strathmore History | Technical Paper Info

The History of Paper & How it is Made

The first writing surface was made in ancient Egypt from a plant called Papyrus, the royal plant of Egypt. The core of the papyrus plant was cut into tissue-thin strips, then laid across each other and pressed together under pressure. This turned the strips into a thin, smooth and durable laminated material that wasn’t quite paper.

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| Acrylic | Artist Tips | Painting | Workshops

Acrylic Paint Storage Tip

If you paint frequently with acrylics, you probably know what a hassle it can be just to set up & get ready. Artist Patti Mollica has a great, time-saving tip for you. 

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| Artist Tips | Creative Cards | DIY Art Projects | Featured Products | Painting | Products | Watercolor

Holiday Watercolor Card Idea

Our Watercolor Cards are perfect for creating handmade, personalized greetings! Check out our quick demo video of a holiday card idea that you can follow along to and create your own!

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| News

50,000 Facebook Likes - THANK YOU!

We are thrilled to have reached 50,000 likes on our Facebook page! We couldn't have done it without you, so to say thanks we're randomly selecting 50 fans to win a pre-selected assortment of Strathmore goodies! Enter below for your chance to be one of the lucky winners! Entry for giveaway is open through Wednesday, December 9, 2015.

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| Creative Cards | DIY Art Projects | Products

Personalized Cards for the Holidays

If you're looking for a fun, creative and easy way to make and send personalized Holiday Greetings this winter, we've got you covered! Our Photo Mount and Photo Frame Cards are the perfect option that make it simple to turn your photos or artwork into a card that can be sent to a loved one or a friend.

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| Creative Cards | Featured Artists | Painting | Products | Watercolor

Erik Davis - Watercolor Postcards

Artist Erik Davis has been using our Watercolor Postcards to create beautiful, fun and vibrant pieces that anyone would be thrilled to receive in the mail!

He uses a permanent ink pen to create the drawing, then adds color over the top with watercolors.

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| Drawing | Featured Artists | Newsletter

Top 10 Life Drawing Mistakes - Graham Smith

Graham Smith is a Professional Illustrator who has over 20 years of experience creating images for national clients in publishing, fashion, advertising, packaging and film. In his video "Confessions of a Paper Junkie", Graham gives us an inside look at his studio, some of his techniques, and his creative process:

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| Black Paper | Drawing | Featured Artists | Toned Paper


Things are getting pretty spooky around here! Many artists have taken to the #drawlloween and #inktober challenges by creating a Halloween-themed piece of art or an ink drawing every day in October. We've loved seeing all the scary, chilling, creepy, fun, and awesome artwork that has been posted in the last month!

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