The quest for the perfect long point sharpener – where does it end?! With so many products to choose from, this task on a good day can be challenging. The price point varies greatly as well as the options available. Electric or Manual? Battery-operated or plug-in? Hand-held or desktop? This review may not give you … Continue reading AFMAT Long Point Sharpener Review
One of the most common questions asked by beginner colored pencil artists in Facebook forums revolves around what pencils to buy and also what paper to pair it with. Recently I did a review of one of Derwent's latest addition to their product line - Lightfast paper. Fans of the Lightfast and INKTENSE colored pencils … Continue reading Derwent Inktense Paper Review
Not sure what to get the artist on your list? Want to share a list of awesome products that are already compiled for you? Look no further than My Favorite Things: Artist Gift Guide for 2020! I’ve provided links to Amazon for both the USA and CANADA sites but I would strongly encourage you to … Continue reading My Favorite Things: Artist Gift Guide 2020
Derwent is continuing to position themselves as front runners in the colored pencil world with their latest addition to their product line. Fans of the Lightfast and INKTENSE colored pencils can now pair their favorite with a specially designed paper formulated to perform with each respective product. One of the most common questions asked by … Continue reading Derwent Lightfast Review
Slice has been gaining a lot of popularity in the colored pencil world lately, especially with pet portrait artists. The ceramic blades are a safer and innovative alternative to the traditional X-Acto brand knives that are commonly used for creating texture in animal fur and human hair. One of the many advantages of this tool … Continue reading Does Slice Make the Cut?
Every artist at one time or another experiences a bit of a creative rut. If your usual tricks don’t work to get your creative inspiration flowing again there’s a new app by Adobe that may help. Photoshop Camera is a recently released app for mobile and tablet users. This is one of many apps you … Continue reading Creative Concepts with Adobe Photoshop Camera