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March 28, 2019 | Artist Tips | FAQ | Gouache | Watercolor
Gouache paint is often described as opaque watercolor. It has a bold, matte look and is great for illustration, fine art and lettering. Learn more.
Read more … What is Goauche?
February 15, 2019 | Artist Tips | Bristol | FAQ | Technical Paper Info
The term vellum as it relates to paper can be somewhat confusing because it can refer to two distinct aspects: 1. Vellum as a paper 2. Vellum as a finish
Read more … The 2 Meanings of Vellum
October 26, 2018 | Art Tips | Artist Tips | FAQ | Watercolor
These 7 watercolor tips and basics for beginners will help you to improve your work and feel confident with this fun and spontaneous medium.
Read more … 7 Watercolor Tips for Beginners
September 20, 2018 | FAQ | Featured Products | Mixed Media | Painting | Technical Paper Info | Watercolor
Mixed Media and Watercolor papers have some similarities and some differences. Read to find out more and see which best suits your style and mediums.
Read more … Mixed Media vs. Watercolor Paper
July 10, 2018 | FAQ | Technical Paper Info
We manufacture our fine art papers without the use of optical brightener additives (OBA’s), which is ideal for fine art papers. Find out why.
Read more … Why our Papers are Made Without the Use of Optical Brightener Additives (OBA's)
April 20, 2018 | Bristol | Drawing | FAQ | Technical Paper Info
Bristol generally describes a drawing paper that is pasted to form multi-ply sheets. Learn more...
Read more … What is Bristol Paper?
February 27, 2018 | Artist Tips | Drawing | FAQ | Painting | Pastel | Technical Paper Info
FAQ: Is there a difference between a varnish and a fixative? Should I be using them on my art? Read more to find out.
Read more … Varnish vs. Fixatives - Should I Use Them?
November 22, 2017 | Artist Tips | FAQ | Featured Products | Products | Technical Paper Info
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.
Read more … The Strathmore Series Numbers
September 15, 2017 | Bristol | FAQ | Products | Technical Paper Info | Watercolor
We often get asked if our art paper can be run through an inkjet or laser printer. Read on to find out.
Read more … Can I Print on Your Art Paper?
August 25, 2017 | Bristol | Drawing | FAQ | Featured Products | Products
Our 500 Series Bristol papers are measured in plies. We often get asked what the equivalent pound weight is. Read on to find out.
Read more … 500 Series Bristol Weight - Plies vs. Pounds
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