You may not have heard of the word before but whether or not a particular brand is lightfast or not, is a hot topic in the colored pencil world. This singular quality has enough power right now, to, in some cases, be the ultimate deciding factor in whether or not someone purchases a certain brand … Continue reading Does Lightfast Really Matter?
I firmly believe that cost shouldn’t be a factor that stops you from trying a medium or creating art. One of the things I’m really passionate about it trying out brands outside of what I’m going to refer to as the “Big Three” colored pencil brands. If you aren't familiar this is typically Prismacolor Premier, … Continue reading Cezanne vs Prismacolor
I get a lot of similar questions asked about my process and I thought it would be great to start sharing them here on my blog! Here is installment number one: What size do you like to work at and why? The short answer to this question is 11x14 inches, but short answers don’t make … Continue reading Artist Q&A: Preferred Artwork Size
When I started writing for COLORED PENCIL Magazine in 2016, I would have been happy if it had lasted even a couple months nevermind almost 4 years! Fast forward to now and I have a new book coming out that is a "Best of" collection of the articles I've written for the magazine in that … Continue reading My Best of Q&A Book is Coming!
Hey Everyone! This year is coming to a close and with that, my final Artsnacks box review for 2018. It's been an awesome year of getting these boxes, trying new things with different products and most of all challenging myself to create drawings with products and colors I may not have normally put together. Whether … Continue reading Artsnacks December Review
Hey Everyone! Isn't it hard to believe there are less than 2 months left in 2018? I'm not sure where the time has gone, but I know that many things have occurred to make this a really special year for me. I'm especially grateful for all of the new art supplies I have been turned … Continue reading Artsnacks November Review