Shopping Guide My General Recommendations Winsor and Newton Cotman Sketcher’s Pocket Box (12 half pans) – Currently $13.97 at Amazon, $14.57 at Dick Blick Pros: Affordable, Widely accessible, Functional color selection, Detailed color chart and composition guide, Standard half pans, Compact Box, Includes small brush, Great range of alternative sets with different features Con: Some artists… Continue reading A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 3 – Shopping Guide
As I said in the first part of my beginner watercolor guide, I’m going to list some exercises you can do to improve your understanding of color and watercolor techniques. On one hand, the best way to achieve an in-depth understanding of watercolors is to keep watercoloring. With enough practice and experimentation, you will probably… Continue reading A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 2 – Exercises
Part 1: MPK May was a slow month for me and, in addition to not blogging everyday, I also took a week off of blogging so I could focus on graduations. The time off also made me start to doubt my schedule and my blog content. Obviously, I should never take time off. Though I… Continue reading 2016 Goals: May Progress Report
Since my beginner watercolor experience was so positive, I’m going to make a 3-part watercolor guide for those who want to start but don’t know how. In this post, I’m going to list the basic supplies you need. In the next post, I’m going to list some exercises you can do to improve your understanding… Continue reading A Beginner’s Watercolor Guide: Part 1 – Basic Supplies
Taking time off of blogging for my sister’s graduation! Congratulations Jenny!
Introduction I bought the Sakura Pigma Micron 6-Color Set in the 05 size specifically to use for scrapbooking. I wanted a good multi-color set of pens that would last me through the ages. In other words, they would need to be waterproof, archival and consistent writers. I just purchased the Set of 8 in Black… Continue reading Sakura Pigma Micron 05 6-Color Set Review