”Ha, you call that a tree?”, scoffed my eighth grade art teacher as he walked by my desk and gazed upon a tree I had been working very hard on, trying to draw it to the best of my ability. I wish he had offered a better way to help me improve, but sadly he … Read more How to Draw a Tree Step by Step – Realistically
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 peach picture. They definitely felt … Read more Col-Erase Colored Pencil Review – Their Real Purpose
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
You hear them touted by professional artists as having exceptional quality. But seeking them out in the art store left you near fainting (I know I nearly keeled over) due to sticker shock, lol! It took me years to justify to myself spending the money on these because I was afraid they weren’t worth it. … Read more Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils – Worth It?