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Art Products: Reviews of Digital and Traditional Artist Supplies

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

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

Today I've taken three brands of watercolour pencils/sticks (Derwent Aquatone, Derwent Inktense, and Neocolor II) and compared. . . 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

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

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

Derwent, an inventive UK pencil company, has come up with an art product unlike any other—ink pencils . These unique colored pencils (sold under the Inktense brand) are different enough that they're almost like a new medium. They're related to watercolor pencils, allowing you to sketch and then wash over them with water—but once you’ve washed, the pigment dries. . . read more

Ever get asked, "Where's the best place to find art supplies?" Or, "Where do you buy art materials? Online? Or from an actual. . . read more

Looking for pre-stretched, pre-primed canvas? My review of FrenchCanvas.com includes a 10% discount for artists who mention. . . read more

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