Adult Coloring Books – Discussion Plus 6 Books

The adult coloring craze! According to Wikipedia,, 2012 and 2013 was when adult coloring books began to be successful. But it would be 3 years later that their popularity just exploded! And believe it or not, yours truly even published a coloring book in 2012 just before it became popular titled, “Coloring for the Joy … Read more

5 Best Drawing Tools – Must Haves to Draw Your Best

Whether you are drawing with graphite or colored pencils, there are tools that can make your drawing sessions go more smoothly. But what are those tools and where can you get them? This article assumes you already have the essentials – pencils, paper, blending stumps etc. What this article will discuss is 5 best drawing … Read more

What Not to Say to an Artist

The work of an artist is hard work. Whether we create for representation, shows, commissions, teaching, etc., it’s work! Often, we’re recognized for it with lots of positivity for which we are grateful. It is our mission to please the viewer after all. And we work very hard to do just that. But, we have … Read more

Best Artist Drawing Board – Visual Edge Slant Board

Looking for a great portable board for drawing? Well look no further. I’d like to tell you about a board I discovered, originally created for reading and writing, that serves me greatly as an artist for drawing/sketching. If you like to quick sketch an idea or sit down for a serious piece, this is the … Read more

3 Best Watercolor Brush Pens – So Much More Than Markers

An art medium that has drawn a lot of attention over the last few years is markers. But markers themselves have improved into something called watercolor brush pens. I’ve had the opportunity to try 3 different brands – Tombow, Sakura Koi and Arteza brush pens. Each has their own strengths and weaknesses. I will be … Read more