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Steady hands and Keen Eyes. Drawing and Painting Aides.

Steady hands and Keen Eyes. Drawing and Painting Aides.

by Daniel Green July 21, 2021 3 min read

We have all done it at one point or another, been happily sketching away only to lift your hand to find all the detail on one side of a delicate pencil drawing to be a fine grey smudge.
Introducing the Art Essentials Watercolour Brush Pen set of 50 Pieces

Introducing the Art Essentials Watercolour Brush Pen set of 50 Pieces

by Ellie Jakeman July 20, 2021 2 min read

This entry level set of value watercolour brush pens is perfect for beginners, crafters, journal artists, calligraphy artists, illustrators, the young and more experienced students of art.
A brief introduction to Yupo paper and alcohol inks

A brief introduction to Yupo paper and alcohol inks

by Daniel Green July 15, 2021 3 min read

Yupo is a synthetic paper made from polypropylene used in art predominantly, alongside alcohol inks but is sometimes touted as a “non-absorbent” watercolour paper, which in and of itself is a strange concept to wrap your head around.