How to Choose Your Drawing Paper

How to Choose Your Drawing Paper

An artist’s materials are essential to their craft.  For those that work with drawing mediums – pencil, charcoal, watercolor, ink, pastel – paper is vital to creating of lasting work. Having trouble finding the right paper for sketch work, tracing, or the final piece of your portfolio?  This post will detail the different properties and […]

Charcoal Art

Charcoal Drawing Tips

Charcoal is one of the oldest art mediums, having been used for cave drawings by early man. Back then, charcoal was used in the form of the ends of burned sticks. Today’s charcoal artists have more modern options: compressed charcoal, vine charcoal, and powdered charcoal. The charcoal you used in art class in elementary school […]