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Realistic Watercolor for Beginners - Free Online Workshop!

Have you been following along to Kelly Eddington's FREE watercolor workshop? Watch her four video lessons today. 

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Varnish vs. Fixatives - Should I Use Them?

FAQ: Is there a difference between a varnish and a fixative? Should I be using them on my art? Read more to find out. 

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| Artist Tips | Charcoal | Featured Products | News | Newsletter

Charcoal Drawing Tips in the Winter Artist Newsletter

The Winter Newsletter features Casey Neal's stunning artwork and his best tips and tricks for drawing with charcoal. 

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| Artist Tips | News | Watercolor | Workshops

Realistic Watercolor Workshop Starts March 5!

Workshop 1, Realistic Watercolor for Beginners, starts March 5! Follow along to Kelly Eddington's FREE video lessons. 

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2017 Online Workshops Available on YouTube

If you missed our FREE 2017 Online Workshops, you can see all video lessons on YouTube. Topics include: Brush Lettering + Watercolor, Pastels, & Mixed Media. 

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| Artist Tips | FAQ | Featured Products | Products | Technical Paper Info

The Strathmore Series Numbers

Most of our products have a “series” number on them. This is our way of classifying our papers to help you determine which best suits your needs as an artist.

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2017 Online Workshops

Did you see our FREE 2017 Online Workshops? We've got video lessons on 3 topics: Brush Lettering + Watercolor, Pastel, and Toned Mixed Media. 

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| Artist Tips | Featured Artists | Newsletter | Paper Cutting

The Fall Artist Newsletter is Here!

The Fall Newsletter features Grace Hart's "10 Tips to Papercutting Success." Grace has also included a FREE papercutting template and tutorial video!

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| Artist Tips | Technical Paper Info

Surface Strength of Fine Art Papers

Drawing & painting papers need to have excellent surface strength. The tape pick test can be used to evaluate how strong the surface is on a fine art sheet. 

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| Artist Tips | Technical Paper Info

Felt and Wire Side of Fine Art Papers

What is the difference between the top side and back side of art paper? How can I tell what side is the front? Is the performance the same on both sides?

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