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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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| 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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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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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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