Botanical Illustration in Watercolor
Articles about painting and drawing.
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From Sable to Synthetic Materials in Watercolor Brushes
Sable, mink, squirrel, goat, mongoose, synthetics, and blends. Here's a guide to help you understand the differences in watercolor brushes.
Quality Sable Watercolor Painting Brushes
Learn all about sable watercolor paint brushes and why they are preferred by watercolor artists.
Sizes and Shapes of Watercolor Brushes
A filbert is not a nut. Learn about various shapes of brushes and how they are used in watercolor painting.
Painting Outdoors with Watercolor Paints
Get yourself out of the studio and paint in nature. Here's how to go about painting in the great outdoors!
Graphite Drawing Pencils for Artists
The pencil may be the lowliest of art supplies, but knowing the history of graphite pencils can spur new interest in this versatile medium.
History of Botanical Illustration and Flower Art
Is there a link between ancient herbals and contemporary flower art? Read about how and why artists create botanical illustrations.
Choosing the Right Artists Watercolor Paper
What kind of watercolor paper is best for your next project?
Watercolor Paper Storage, Care, and Maintenance
Archival watercolor paper lasts for hundreds of years with the proper care. Learn how to maintain your fine papers.
History of Artists Watercolor Paper
Read about the history of papermaking and how fine watercolor paper evolved.
Pack a Watercolor Travel Sketch Kit
Compact and portable is the way to go. Here's a method to pack all your materials and be ready to go!
Camping with Watercolor Paints
Great tips and hints for bringing your watercolor kit with you on your next camping trip.
Graphite Pencils and the Hardness Scale
Drawing pencils vary in hardness. This allows artists to create a fantastic range of values. Learn about how the hardness scale works for artists.