| 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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| 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 History | Drawing | Painting

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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| Charcoal | Drawing | Workshops

Realistic Drawing with Charcoal Workshop

Workshop 1, Realistic Drawing with Charcoal, starts on March 4! The supply list is now available. 

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| Colored Pencil | Drawing | Featured Artists | Newsletter

Winter Newsletter Featuring Courtroom Artist Pat Lopez

Pat Lopez has been a courtroom sketch artist for 40 years. She's covered high profile cases like the Oklahoma City Bomb Trial, Kobe Bryant & Selena/Salvidar.

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| Drawing | Gouache | News | Painting | Pen & Ink | Tutorials | Urban Sketching | Workshops

Announcing our 2019 Online Workshops!

Our free Online Workshops will be starting again in March! We have inspiring new topics for our virtual classroom with 3 new talented instructors!

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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 | Drawing | Featured Artists | Marker | Toned Paper

Sword Illustration on Toned Paper by Reid Schlegel

Industrial Designer Reid Schlegel demonstrates his process for creating a sword illustration on Toned Tan paper. 

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| Art Tips | Books & Art Journals | Drawing | Sketch | Urban Sketching

List of Top Urban Sketching Supplies

Having the right tools for Urban Sketching can help enrich the experience and make it even more fun. Check out our list of top Urban Sketching supplies.

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