| Art Tips | Colored Pencil | Drawing | FAQ | Featured Products | Technical Paper Info | Toned Mixed Media | Toned Paper

What is the Best Paper for Colored Pencils?

There are a few different paper types that are best suited for colored pencil work. Read on to find out which. 

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| 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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| 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 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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| 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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| Acrylic | Art Tips | Colored Pencil | Drawing | Mixed Media | Oil Painting | Tutorials | Watercolor | Workshops

2018 Online Workshops now on YouTube

If you missed our 2018 Online Workshops, you can catch all the video lessons and tutorials on the Strathmore YouTube Channel. 

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| Art Tips | Colored Pencil | Drawing | Tutorials

Colored Pencil How-To Series

Colored Pencil Expert Sarah Becktel created a popular how-to series of videos that thousands of artists have used to improve their colored pencil techniques. 

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| Art Tips | Creative Cards | DIY Art Projects | Gouache | Painting | Watercolor

3 DIY Holiday Cards by Jess Park

Give a handmade greeting this holiday season! Follow along to Jess Park's 3 DIY card tutorials. 

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