| Bristol | FAQ | Products | Technical Paper Info | Watercolor

Can I Print on Your Art Paper?

We often get asked if our art paper can be run through an inkjet or laser printer. Read on to find out.

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| Bristol | Drawing | FAQ | Featured Products | Products

500 Series Bristol Weight - Plies vs. Pounds

Our 500 Series Bristol papers are measured in plies. We often get asked what the equivalent pound weight is. Read on to find out. 

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| Artist Tips | Colored Pencil | Drawing | FAQ | Featured Artists | Featured Products | Mixed Media | Newsletter | Products | Toned Mixed Media | Toned Paper

Summer Newsletter

Our Summer Artist Newsletter is here and features Sarah Becktel's 5-step process for creating dimensional animal drawings on Toned Mixed Media paper. 

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| Artist Tips | Charcoal | FAQ | Pastel

How to Seal a Charcoal Drawing

When you've finished your charcoal drawing, you may be wondering whether or not you should seal it with a fixative. Read our precautions and recommended steps. 

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| Artist Tips | FAQ | Marker | Workshops

5 Tips for Using Markers

Markers are a blast to work with, but can be intimidating because erasers don't work on them! See 5 tips from pro artist Will Terrell on using markers. 

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| Artist Tips | Drawing | FAQ

New Series of Graphite How-To Videos

Artist Sarah Becktel created 4 new educational videos on Graphite that show you how to select the right tools, how to start a drawing & more tips & techniques. 

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| Artist Tips | FAQ | Featured Artists | Featured Products | Gouache | Painting | Products | Watercolor

Intro to Gouache - New Video Series

Together with artist Minnie Small we bring you an introductory video series on gouache. Learn gouache 101 & see tips, techniques, and tools to get you started. 

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| Artist Tips | FAQ | Painting | Technical Paper Info | Watercolor

How to Flatten a Buckled Painting

If you've created a painting on a piece of paper and are experiencing buckling or waviness after it has dried, we've got two methods you can try to flatten it.

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

What is the Difference Between Sketch and Drawing Paper?

Sketch and drawing papers have many similarities and many differences. Knowing the differences is important in determining which to use for your artwork. 

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| Art History | FAQ | Strathmore History | Technical Paper Info

The History of Paper & How it is Made

The first writing surface was made in ancient Egypt from a plant called Papyrus, the royal plant of Egypt. The core of the papyrus plant was cut into tissue-thin strips, then laid across each other and pressed together under pressure. This turned the strips into a thin, smooth and durable laminated material that wasn’t quite paper.

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