Monthly Archives: October 2016

Acrylics: Golden Open Acrylics (review)

One problem a lot of people have with acrylics is that they dry too fast to blend effectively. This can be mitigated to some extent by using various mediums and the Atelier Interactive acrylics can be ‘reactivated’ with their special … Continue reading

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Pencils: Caran d’Ache Supracolor Soft Watersoluble Pencils (review)

While browsing eBay some years ago for a reasonably priced wooden box set of Derwent Artists pencils, I came across a seller who was clearing out a number of small pencil sets from her collection. Among these were the Caran … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Fruit Bowl Still Life (demonstration)

I decided to do a still life of a bowl of fruit so I could review the Golden QoR watercolours. Since it was a fairly simple one, I thought I’d take progress photos of it so I could put together … Continue reading

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Watercolours: Golden QoR Watercolours (review)

During an art supply sale a week or so ago, I stumbled across a line of watercolours I hadn’t seen before. QoR (pronounced ‘core’ and supposedly standing for ‘Quality of Results’) are the newest product from Golden, who are probably more … Continue reading

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New Art Supply Paralysis

No matter your skill level or how long you’ve been painting or drawing, there’s always a thrill in getting a new art supply product. Whether it’s a few tubes of paint to replace what you’ve used up or a big set of … Continue reading

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