A Guide to Storytelling with your Art

In the art world, storytelling can be as straightforward as a comic strip or as abstract as a collection of colours representing an underlying theme. Suppose you are...

Should You Go To Art School? Here Are The Pros And Cons

When it comes to art school, professional artists on the internet tend to be deeply opinionated. Typically, artists with a traditional career path say art school gave them...

4 Ways to Make 2022 Your Most Creative Year Yet!

2021 is almost over already, meaning it’s time to plan 2022! Of course, you don’t have to wait for a new year to set goals for your art,...

4 Tips for Cleaning Your Paintbrushes

Quality paintbrushes are a big part of any artist’s budget. We’ll show you how to protect your investment with regular care and cleaning and make your brushes last...

3 Tips for Finding Your Art Style That You May Not Have Heard

Out of all the questions there are to ask about art, "How do I find my art style?" is commonly asked and rarely answered. I asked this question...

Graphic Pens for All Your Linework Needs

While a painting or drawing doesn’t always need linework, it makes defining certain elements and focusing on your chosen subject easier. Adjusting just the thickness or shape of...

6 Things to Know When Buying Watercolours

Watercolour paints come in so many styles from so many manufacturers that it can be hard to know where to begin when you’re shopping for them! Even though...

5 Tips to Overcome First Page Fear

Does starting a new art project make you nervous? Do you save empty sketchbooks for months because you’re worried about messing them up? An empty page, particularly if...

How to Explain your Art to Others

Explaining your art is trickier than most people might think. I remember being a kid, drawing hasty little picture books on printer paper, then explaining to my parents...

Everything You Need To Know About Paint Palettes

Paint palettes are often an overlooked tool because it's easy to settle for the cheapest option. But what makes a palette a good palette? Read all about it.