| Art Tips | Charcoal | Drawing | Workshops

Charcoal Shading and Blending Tip

See Artist Kirsty Partridge's special technique for using a paint brush to blend and shade her charcoal 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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| Art Tips | FAQ | Painting | Watercolor

7 Watercolor Tips for Beginners

These 7 watercolor tips and basics for beginners will help you to improve your work and feel confident with this fun and spontaneous medium. 

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| Art Tips | Featured Artists | Watercolor

Watercolor Illustration - Draw a Story

'Draw a Story' is a Singapore-based creative studio specializing in fashion and lifestyle illustration. See the process for creating this beautiful piece. 

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