Col-Erase Colored Pencil Review – Their Real Purpose

Years ago, I purchased Prismacolor Col-Erase erasable colored pencils for the same reason presumably that other people want to buy them–because they love coloring or colored pencil art but want the convenience of being able to erase, a luxury traditional colored pencils don’t offer. I tried them completing this small picture. They definitely felt different, … Read more Col-Erase Colored Pencil Review – Their Real Purpose

Derwent Watercolor Pencils – And Best Tips for Using Them

Do you own a set of watercolor pencils? If not, why not? They really are an absolute blast to use in creating beautiful art. They are the best of both worlds–colored pencils and watercolor painting–and are extremely versatile. But just like everything else, not all watercolor pencil brands (also known as water-soluble) are created equal. … Read more Derwent Watercolor Pencils – And Best Tips for Using Them

Pencil Drawing Supplies – Beginner’s Guide for Choosing

Learning to draw can be daunting enough without fretting over what supplies to get. With so many different items and brands, just purchasing the supplies can be enough of a deterrent for beginners to just throw up their hands and forget about learning pencil drawing. But it doesn’t have to be that way. And it … Read more Pencil Drawing Supplies – Beginner’s Guide for Choosing

How to Draw Cat Whiskers and Leaf Veins

If you’ve ever drawn a cat or other animal you may be stuck on how exactly to do the whiskers. I mean, they are white  and we know we really can’t just use a white pencil to draw the whiskers over an area built up with layers of dark color. Well, we could, but it … Read more How to Draw Cat Whiskers and Leaf Veins

How to Sell My Art – A Beginner’s Guide

If you clicked on this article to read, you are probably thinking about selling your artwork but just don’t know how to go about it. Are galleries or shops the right way? Online? Art shows or sales? And what about promotion? Website, social media etc.? Yes, all of the above are options! I know, I … Read more How to Sell My Art – A Beginner’s Guide

What is the Color Wheel? – Color Theory Definition & Basics

Most artists know about this term – color theory – and what it means or they couldn’t very effectively create a successfulpiece of art. However, if you’re just starting out or only draw in graphite but want to branch out into the world of color, you may have wondered – what is the color wheel? … Read more What is the Color Wheel? – Color Theory Definition & Basics