Who doesn't love getting art supplies?
Stay tuned as I add different specialty sections as I have time!
Whereas everyone is excited when you crack open a box of fresh supplies, or dump a bag from a local haul out on your desk, whether or not you're still excited after using those new supplies is the real test.
This page is full of my favorites that have stood the test of application and time.
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Below are a "warm" and "cool" version of each primary color from Daniel Smith. Feel free to get equivalent colors from a different artist grade paint.
There's a reason one of the most common pieces of advice from artists is:
If this sounds oddly familiar, it's because you've already seen the ENTIRE PAGE I have devoted to sketchbooks.
If you haven't seen it yet...
The second half of my sketchbook breakthrough from hoarder to user! Making a custom sized, easy to assemble, quality cotton, yet affordable sketchbook really took off the pressure to perform perfectly on those pages.
ugly - sorry- EVERYDAY, sketchbook to fool around in will make you feel more comfortable trying new things and actually exploring a bit. Taking more chances equals discovering new territory and exciting unique styles all your own!
I highly encourage exploring your new supplies on your own, but suggest taking a class or workshop to learn different functions and techniques!
You've got the supplies,