Tasty Paint - Watercolor Confections

Prima Marketing makes an interesting collection of watercolour paints and it just so happens that I recently acquired the 12 half-pan set of their "Tropicals" selection.

Do it Yourself - The Inktense Travel Set

Derwent Inktense are the what happens when you mix ink with a water soluble binder that you can draw with. It's a very cool product, comes in pencil and block form, and it's the block form that lets you create a watercolour-like travel kit.

SketchBox #12 - Marker Time

My SketchBox arrived wayyyyyyy late this month, trouble with delivery, but arrive it did and loaded with markers...

Quick Doodle - What's Upcoming

No video this week as nothing really jumped at me from YouTube as a must show.

I have a bunch of new art supplies, covering a really large range of mediums, that I plan to do some posts on over the next little while, so stay tuned for that.

Art Video of the Week - The Cone of Vision

This week, Dan Beardshaw shows a technique for perspective drawing that accommodates the cone of vision into the process for increased realism.

Art Video of the Week - Avoiding Muddy Colours

You'll often hear artists talk about working with a limited palette, restricting to primary colours, with the argument that with the primaries you can mix all other colours. Is this true? Well, to a point.

Coloured Pencil Blend Off!

The most recent SketchBox contained a pair of Derwent blender pens for pencils and that was a really interesting tool to see. The other day, I was in Michaels and discovered Artist's Loft makes a similar pen. So? Time to test!

SketchBox #11 - Charcoal it is!

My SketchBox subscription for April arrived today and contains a lot to do with charcoal and, to be fair a little bit more...