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Color Psychology - Blue

Color psychology suggests our mood can be impacted by different colors. Read about the color blue and see a collection of blue-themed artwork. 

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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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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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Charcoal Shading and Blending Tips

See Artist Kirsty Partridge's techniques for blending and shading charcoal to create realistic drawings. 

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Watercolor Sketching On Location with Marco Bucci

Artist Marco Bucci tried our new Travel Series watercolor papers and created two fantastic on-site watercolor sketches. See his process & review. 

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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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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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Why Art is so Important

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

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Spring Newsletter Featuring Artist Jordan Rhodes

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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Realistic Drawing with Charcoal

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

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