Category: Supplies

Copic Marker Illustration

Copic Markers – Getting Started with Alcohol Based Inks

Let’s be honest. Copic Sketch markers are just about the most expensive markers on the market right now. Are they the right tool for 6-12 year old kids to be using in a summer art camp? Are they the right tools for parents to buy for their children to use at home? In large part, the answer to these questions depends on the maturity of the child and the oversight of the teacher/parent. Read More

Inktober 2017 Supplies

Inktober Drawing Challenge! What Do You Need?

Get Ready for Inktober 2017! The Inktober challenge is an art phenomenon that sweeps the internet every fall. It was started in 2009 by Jake Parker, who challenged himself to create an ink drawing each day for the entire month of October. Loads of other artists join the festivities each year and post their drawings Read More

Drawing Supplies for Beginners - Sketchbooks and Pencils

Drawing Supplies for Beginners – What to Buy?

How to Choose the Right Drawing Supplies for Beginners Everyone has their own preference for drawing supplies. Some recommendations come directly from manufacturers, while others come from artists who have been using a specific brand for their whole career. I personally recommend different drawing supplies for beginners than I do for advanced artists. So who Read More

Zentangle Supplies

Zentangle Supplies – Essentials for Doodling

Which Zentangle Supplies Work for You? Skip reading, and jump straight to the Zentangle Supplies? Everyone has their own preference for Zentangle supplies. Some recommendations come directly from manufacturers, such as the Sakura Company. They’re the ones who trademarked the term Zentangle! So who should you believe? Do you take the recommendation of an international Read More