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Toned Blue Mixed Media Demo with Minnie Small

Artist Minnie Small demonstrated our new Toned Blue Mixed Media paper with this vibrant gouache and colored pencil fish. 

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DRAWLLOWEEN

Things are getting pretty spooky around here! Many artists have taken to the #drawlloween and #inktober challenges by creating a Halloween-themed piece of art or an ink drawing every day in October. We've loved seeing all the scary, chilling, creepy, fun, and awesome artwork that has been posted in the last month!

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2016 Workshop Videos on YouTube!

Our 2016 Online Workshop video lessons are now on our YouTube Channel! See the video lessons from our Sketchbook, Watercolor, and Marker workshops!

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Vision Cover - Soft Pastel Seascape

Our new line of Vision pads come with a blank mixed media cover that you can customize with your own artwork. See our soft pastel time-lapse cover video. 

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10 Commandments of Industrial Design Sketching

See Industrial Designer Reid Schlegel's 10 Commandments of Industrial Design Sketching & 5 Commandments of Toned Paper Rendering in our Fall Artist Newsletter. 

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2017 Online Workshops Available on YouTube

If you missed our FREE 2017 Online Workshops, you can see all video lessons on YouTube. Topics include: Brush Lettering + Watercolor, Pastels, & Mixed Media. 

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Artist Interview - Katherine Liontas-Warren

Read our interview with Artist Katherine Liontas-Warren, a Professor of Art at Cameron University in Lawton, OK, and see her gorgeous drawings and paintings. 

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How Toned Mixed Media Came Into the World

See the story of how our Toned Sketch and Mixed Media papers came together to make Toned Mixed Media. 

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Kevin Keele's Toned Paper Illustrations

Illustrator Kevin Keele uses our toned gray paper for his fascinating illustrations. See his work and tips that show his process. 

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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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How to Make a Paper Flower Bouquet

Many of the papers in our line work beautifully for shaping, molding, and creating 3D pieces of art. Recently a bride asked us about how to make a paper flower bouquet for her wedding, and we thought it sounded like a great idea! Many of our papers provide interesting textures and colors along with the appropriate weights that are needed to hold up to molding and shaping the paper. Also, using acid free, high quality paper is important to make sure the paper will last over time and won’t fade or deteriorate.

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NEW! Toned Blue Mixed Media

Toned Blue has joined the Toned Mixed Media Family! Now available in 4 different pad sizes. 

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Summer Newsletter Featuring Artist Justin Maas

Justin Maas is known for his stunning portraits. Justin uses grayscale on Toned paper to employ value, show form and make drawings with incredible depth.

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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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NEW Toned Mixed Media Paper!

We are excited to introduce our NEW 400 Series Toned Mixed Media paper! The perfect hybrid. 

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NEW! Toned Mixed Media Art Journals

Our new 400 Series Toned Mixed Media paper is now available in both Hardbound and Softcover Art Journals!

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Spring Newsletter Featuring Gouache Illustrations by Angela Staehling

The Spring Edition of our Artist Newsletter is here! Featured artist Angela Staehling shares her process for creating bright and vibrant gouache illustrations.

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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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Toned Mixed Media Workshop Starts Sept. 4!

Workshop 3 - Ethereal Art on Toned Mixed Media Paper - starts on Sept 4! Follow along to Georgina Kreutzer's video lessons. 

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2017 Online Workshops

Did you see our FREE 2017 Online Workshops? We've got video lessons on 3 topics: Brush Lettering + Watercolor, Pastel, and Toned Mixed Media. 

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Amazing Eye Art

Eyes are a popular subject for artists to draw. We've gathered a collection of stunning eye pieces created by a variety of talented artists. 

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Announcing our 2017 Online Workshops!

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

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Wildlife Art by Jonathan Martinez

Jonathan Martinez uses his artistic talents to create beautiful drawings of endangered animals to bring awareness to them. 

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PanPastels on Toned Blue Mixed Media Paper

See our step-by-step process for creating a soft sunset on Toned Blue Mixed Media paper. 

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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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