Category Archive for: ‘Art Supplies’

Tips for Cleaning and Storing Art Supplies

Cleaning Art Supplies

Being an artist is no easy task and, quite frankly, things can sometimes get messy. While mess is part of the process for many artists, you still need to take proper care of your supplies by keeping them clean. Keep reading to learn how to properly clean your brushes and to receive tips for keeping your studio clean and tidy. …

Read More

How to Build a Painter’s Art Supply Kit

How to Build a Painter’s Art Supply Kit

Art is all about experience and perception – at least when it comes to the people viewing it. As an artist, however, it is all about technique, style, and skill. Unless you have the right tools, however, you may not be able to translate those things into a tangible work of art. If you are a painter, there are certain …

Read More

How to Make Your Own Paper

Paper

When you run out of paper, all you have to do is go to your local art supply store to find everything you need from watercolor paper to sketching paper and more. But mass-produced paper has a dull, sterile quality to it that can detract from the appearance and the aesthetics of your artwork. If you want to take your …

Read More

How to Make Your Own Homemade Paint

How to Make Your Own Homemade Paint

As an artist, you have the freedom to choose your favorite medium. There are all kinds of paint to choose from including watercolor, acrylic, oil paint, and more. If you really want to get creative, consider making your own homemade paint. Who knows, it could inspire you to branch out and tap into a level of imagination you never thought …

Read More

Types of Paint Brushes and How to Use Them

Types of Paint Brushes and How to Use Them

In order to do any job well you need to have the right tools. For an artist, your brushes are your main tools. While you have the freedom to create your artwork however you like, certain paint brushes are designed for certain types of paint and certain applications. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of paint brushes …

Read More

Paint Additives to Make Your Next Painting Truly Unique

Paint Additives to Make Your Next Painting Truly Unique

When it comes to creating a truly exceptional piece of artwork, you should not be limited by your materials. Choosing the right medium is very important because it will affect your final product. If you choose to use acrylic paint, you have the option to use a variety of paint additives that will make your next painting completely unique. Popular …

Read More

Page 1 of 212»