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Lesson Learned: Why I hate non-cotton watercolor paper

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Soooo this was supposed to be day 15 of #worldsketchbookmonth. I started in a Canson XL watercolor sketchbook, ended up with the DISASTER you see below, and then switched to Arches. I’ve vowed…

My first Sketchbox!

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I’ve wanted an art subscription box forever. In early August, I broke down and subscribed to Sketchbox (referral link) after I did some research on my options like Artsnacks and Scrawlrbox. The…

A good example of student vs professional paint

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Here are two versions of the same painting – one with student-grade paint and one with professional. The student grade is SOHO acrylic from Jerry’s Artarama, which I always order for my library…

All the washi tape

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Sometimes I wonder why I keep this ridiculous amount of washi tape, but sometimes I’m glad I have it. Ahh, a nice clean edge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__4AnOuRQZM This is a…