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Traditional Illustration Materials US

Traditional illustration materials and media used by a professional illustrator in the US. Painting and Other Traditional Media Typically Used in Illustration

Gouache Vs Watercolor

Gouache Vs Watercolor

Gouache Vs Watercolor There is a wide range of water-soluble paints. Watercolor paints and gouache paints are among the most popular water-soluble paint options. They are super fun to work with, especially because of their convenience and availability. Gouache...

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Best Gold Spray Paint

Best Gold Spray Paint

Best Gold Spray Paint Need to paint something gold and you don't know what product to use. There are a lot of different gold spray paints on the market, and it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. Someone once said that if you have a heart of gold,...

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Best Watercolor Paints

Best Watercolor Paints

Best Watercolor Paints Want to try watercolors but don't know which paints to buy! It can be so hard to decide which watercolor paints are the best for you. There are so many brands and types of paint, it's easy to feel overwhelmed but don’t worry, this article...

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Mandala Coloring Book

Mandala Coloring Book

Mandala Coloring Book Looking for the best mandala coloring books for yourself or a friend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at the best of the best in our review section below. Until last year, I didn’t realize that adult coloring books were so...

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Craft Books

Craft Books

Craft Books Books in the craft nonfiction genre are about ideas, different types of crafts, and the skills and supplies necessary to do them. These books often provide a step-by-step inspiring guide, usually coupled with pictures or drawings of each step that...

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Childrens Coloring Books

Childrens Coloring Books

Childrens Coloring Books We all know that children love coloring books because they are fun and provide a creative outlet. But did you know that children's coloring books can also help children develop important life skills? Coloring pages help children develop...

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Disney Coloring Books

Disney Coloring Books

Disney Coloring Books Walt Disney has made a world for us that has defined our childhood and has made us believe in fairytales. Starting from Disney princesses in their castles to their admiring knights in shining armor. Nothing truly spoke or portrayed a...

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Coloring Books For Kids

Coloring Books For Kids

Coloring Books For Kids Children are naturally curious, they see shapes and patterns and love to create worlds of their own... ...and to assist these creative kids in telling their own stories through pen, paper, crayons, colored pencils and their imagination, a...

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Coloring Books

Coloring Books

Coloring Books Looking for the best coloring books for yourself or a friend? Well, you’re in the right place as you'll hopefully see; take a look at the best coloring books in the review section below. Coloring books are a relatively new pass time for adults but...

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Adult Coloring Books

Adult Coloring Books

Adult Coloring Books Coloring books might bring to mind memories of childhood, but coloring as an adult can also relieve feelings of anxiety and depression, especially if used in conjunction with a consistent self-care routine. Whether you need to combat...

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Best Pastel Pencils

Best Pastel Pencils

Best Pastel Pencils On the lookout for the best pastel pencils? From coloring to sketching or for detailed linings, pastel pencils are the go-to coloured pencils anyone can think of. Starting from kids to professional artists, almost everyone has used pastel...

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Best Colored Pencils

Best Colored Pencils

Best Colored Pencils On the lookout for the best-colored pencils? Here are my highly recommended top 5: Colored pencils are a medium of drawing that you have most likely have used somewhere along the lines of your childhood or even into adulthood. This suggests...

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Types Of Pastels

Types Of Pastels

Types Of Pastels Pastels are one of the most commonly used mediums in the world of artists, and the reason behind it is simple. They are fun and easy to work with, making them accessible to both beginners and seasoned artists alike. The soft pastel, hard pastel,...

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Best Hard Pastels

Best Hard Pastels

Best Hard Pastels Want to take your artwork to the next level with the best hard pastels on the market? Then check out these top 5 picks below: Hard Pastels have been around for quite a while in the market now and are well established as a trusted element to any...

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Best Soft Pastels

Best Soft Pastels

Best Soft Pastels Looking for the best soft pastels for your next piece of artwork? Check out my top picks below: Soft pastels are a great medium for pastel painting due to the nature of the materials that are used in manufacturing pastel sticks. The sticks are...

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Oil Pastels For Beginners

Oil Pastels For Beginners

Oil Pastels For Beginners Are you thinking of trying oil pastels for the first time? Not sure where to start? Check out my top 5 oil pastels for beginners below: Oil pastels are a great medium for artists who are looking to take their work to the next level from...

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Best Paint Brushes

Best Paint Brushes

Best Paint Brushes Looking for the perfect brush for your next masterpiece? Check out my top 5 paint brushes on the market today. The best weapon in your painting arsenal is without doubt the paint brush and the quality of your paint brush is what will ensure...

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Best Markers for Glass

Best Markers for Glass

Best Markers for Glass.  A Guide to Decorative Writing on Glass Glass markers are a popular choice for various projects and tasks such as writing on glass surfaces as an artistic outlet and practical solution has been very popular for years. What should I keep in mind...

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Best Alcohol-Based Markers

Best Alcohol-Based Markers

Best Alcohol-Based Markers. Quick Introduction As a seasoned illustrator for Hallmark Cards for many years (before moving to become a freelance creative), I've had the opportunity to try out many art materials over hundreds of projects. This in turn has allowed me to...

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Best Highlighter Pens US

Best Highlighter Pens US

Best highlighter pens.  Top 10 best highlighter pens available today Basically, highlighter markers are the perfect tool to highlight the text we liked the most.  Many of us are just not aware that there are different types of highlighters available in the market...

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Best non bleed markers

Best non bleed markers

Best Non Bleed Markers.The best non-bleed markers for 2022 If you’re a teacher, artist, or any other creative type who needs to make marks on paper but is frustrated by the limitations of conventional markers and pens, then this article will be your new best friend....

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Best Acrylic Paint US

Best Acrylic Paint US

Best Acrylic Paint.I've been painting and illustrating professionally now for over 20 years and have tried many different brands of acrylic paints in that time, from student grade to professional quality, and from matte and gloss to my favored satin finish. I have...

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Best Oil Paints US

Best Oil Paints US

Best Oil Paints US. Best Oil Paint Brands: A Comprehensive Review You might be a professional artist looking for high-quality paint to compliment your skills, or just starting out looking for the best paints to start with. Regardless of your experience, the best oil...

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Adult Coloring Books US

Adult Coloring Books US

Adult coloring books.  The best adult coloring books. The Adult Coloring Book - They'll Make All Your Work Stress Melt Away Adult coloring is the new fad that's been around for decades but has just recently gained mainstream popularity. Experts say it has a...

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Best Oil Pastels

Best Oil Pastels

Best Oil Pastels. Oil Pastels: The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Best for You.Oil pastels are an affordable and accessible medium for artists of all levels. From students to professionals, there is a perfect oil pastel out there for you! In this post, I will discuss...

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Fabric Markers US

Fabric Markers US

Fabric Markers Best Fabric Markers – All about Permanent Fabric Paint PensThe easiest way to customize your clothes is by using cloth markers or fabric pens. They're quick and easy to use, affordable, versatile - they can be used for drawing, coloration, and for...

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Art Markers US

Art Markers US

Art Markers.  A guide to buying art markers. There are so many artist markers out there. How do you know which one is the best for your needs? I'm here to help! My goal with this guide was not only to provide an informative summary of all things marker but also make...

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Chalk Markers US

Chalk Markers US

Chalk Markers.  The best chalk markers. Liquid chalk markers are a great way to get your message across and leave your mark on the world. They're also an affordable alternative to paint, which is why they're so popular among artists and interior designers. In this...

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Copic Alternatives US

Copic Alternatives US

The Best Copic Marker Alternatives In 2021 As a professional illustrator, I've used a fair number of markers in my time. I worked my way through art college and university before working full time for Hallmark Cards and, from there, became a freelancer. In all those...

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Best Copic Markers US

Best Copic Markers US

Copic Markers The Best Copic Markers In 2021I've been interested in illustration my entire life. As a kid, I dreamed of becoming an artist. That's a dream that I eventually realized as I moved from High School into Art College and from Art College into University....

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