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“When I started PaintMyPhoto, I had no idea if anyone else would be interested in the idea. It turns out quite a few people. . . read more

I am an artist who has been supporting myself and my children selling my paintings online for 10 years. Over that time,. . . read more

I recently emailed Windsor and Newton regarding their use of animal ingredients within their art supplies, and they very kindly. . . read more

Most of my art mediums are usually oils, watercolors, pastel, acrylic and charcoal. I’ve occasionally used markers for some of my personalization jobs, where I paint on wood, glass, etc, and I need it to stay permanent, but that's about it.

For that type of work I’ve always used the Deco Markers because they’re oil based and don’t usually wear off. BUT, when I started doing. . . read more

One of the biggest cultural phenomena of the last decade, steampunk is now firmly established within the arts scene, enjoying. . . read more

First, let me just say that I’m not really a frame guy. I’ve never really cared for framing my canvases, preferring instead. . . read more

What is a linocut? A linocut is a type of relief print. Relief printing is when a piece of paper is “stamped” with ink from. . . read more

First off, a disclaimer: this comparison is far from scientific. . . all I've done is taken three products and made a light scribble of each colour on some rough watercolour paper. I then applied some water to one half of the scribble.

My goal was to find out how the colours looked when dry on the paper, and to show the change in colour when water was added.

The reason for the. . . read more

Glass mosaic art has been practiced for thousands of years, going back to Ancient Egypt, where it was initially used in palaces. . . read more

The first comic book was born in the United States and is often said to have been officially launched by ‘Famous Funnies’ in. . . read more

Are you passionate about turning your art into a career? If so, your first stop should be the web. Here is a list of 20 websites. . . read more

Swiss-made Caran d’Ache Neocolor II watercolor crayons are available in a wide variety of strong bright colors. . . 84 to be exact.

This combination of vibrant color and water-soluble media produces a watercolor crayon that is appropriate. . . read more

Artition.com is a new social network for artists that offers pretty much everything you’d expect from a community-focused. . . read more

Whenever you come across still life paintings depicting things like bread, fruits and vegetables, you’re actually seeing the. . . read more

Created in 2007, PanPastels are innovative pans of pastel pigment that are meant to be scooped, spread, and smoothed using. . . read more

MyArtSpace.com is a fairly popular social network for artists, and one that up until now I haven't known all that much about.

I first learned about MyArtSpace.com when they published an interview with me on their . . . read more

Unlike soft pastels or colored pencils, professional oil pastels are not available from dozens of manufacturers. There are only a. . . read more

This post is part of EmptyEasel’s "spread the holiday cheer" experiment, where we’ve simply invited. . . read more

This post is part of EmptyEasel’s "spread the holiday cheer" experiment, where we’ve simply invited. . . read more

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