Category: <span>Paper and Other Drawing Surfaces</span>

Category: Paper and Other Drawing Surfaces

Things Not to Do When Using Watercolor Paper

If you’re been following this blog for any length of time, you know I frequently post tutorials. The subjects differ, but the focus of all those tutorials is showing you how to do something. This week, I want to share some things not to do when using watercolor paper! This …

Tips for Using Sanded Pastel Paper

Lets talk about sanded pastel paper today. You know, that paper that looks and feels like the sandpaper from the local hardware store. And lets begin with a reader question. I was interested in the brand of sanded paper you prefer to use. I’ve used Uart 800 before but I …

How to Choose the Right Color of Paper for Your Next Drawing

One of the first decisions every colored pencil artist has to make when starting a new project is also one of the most basic: What is the right color of paper for my next subject? Do I know how to choose the right color of paper for every subject? If …

My Favorite Drawing Papers

What are your favorite drawing papers? An excellent question! I’ve talked a lot about the pencils I use and how I use them, but haven’t spent much time talking about my favorite drawing papers. I’ve been remiss, so thank you for asking! My Favorite Drawing Papers My favorite papers are …

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