Category Archives: Product Reviews

Most Versatile Art Supplies for Beginners

This is a post for those just starting out on the adventure of art and crafting.  Having versatile, multi-use art materials is one of the best ways to stretch your budget and provides you with many options for techniques (or … Continue reading

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Daily Art Challenge: May 21

Our challenge for today is to use pastels in our art.  This is a very old medium and one often used by the Old Masters.  Pastels are one of the most versatile art materials available.  They come in different price … Continue reading

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Recommendation!

As you know if you’ve been with me for awhile, Scott and I have traveled across the country with our trip out to the SouthWestern part of the United States.  Over the past several days we’ve traveled to Kentucky for … Continue reading

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Setting Up Your Studio: Plein Air

Pochade Boxes are compact boxes that allow the artist to keep all of their supplies in one location and work on the inside of the lid. These boxes are traditionally used for plein air painting but can also be used … Continue reading

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Setting Up Your Studio: Taborets

A taboret is a rolling storage unit.  It may have drawers, shelves, attached easels, fold out table tops and all sorts of interesting things.  A taboret does not need to be purchased at an art supply store.  You can use … Continue reading

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Setting Up Your Studio: Tables

Another surface we use in our art studios is tables.  Tables serve many purposes, from holding stacks of materials and products to cutting fabric or making paper.  A flat surface upon which to work is essential to many artists and … Continue reading

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Setting Up Your Studio: Drawing and Drafting Tables

A drawing or drafting table is a table that has a large flat surface that can be tilted.  There are many types of drafting tables. A four post table with tilt top.  Tops range from 30″ x 42″ all the … Continue reading

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