Tag: <span>Recommendations</span>

Tag: Recommendations

What Are the Best Papers for Colored Pencil Use

Today’s post begins with a brief email conversation between me and a reader, who was interested in identifying the best papers for colored pencil use. Since the answer depends on the pencils and drawing methods the artist uses, and the type of art being made, I asked for more information. …

Are Prismacolors Right for You?

There’s been a lot of back-and-forth about Prismacolor pencils over the last several years. Some artists love them; some hate them. After all the debating, you have only one question. Are Prismacolors right for you or not? Last week, I shared reasons you might want to try colored pencils. This …

Squaring Up Photos in Photoshop

Have you ever wished there was some way of squaring up photos in Photoshop? Especially photos of drawings that you want to use for marketing or your portfolio? Cheer up! There is! One of the more annoying aspects of using the computer for artwork is getting perfectly square photographs. Whether …

Faber-Castell Polychromos Review

I’ve been using them alone and in combination with other pencils long enough! It’s time for my Faber-Castell Polychromos Review. My New Polychromos Pencils This spring, my husband purchased a 120-pencil set of Polychromos for me. He was in favor of buying the premium set in the wood box because …

Bruynzeel Design Colored Pencils

A few weeks ago, I shared a few tips for for repairing broken Prismacolor pencils. The discussion led to another question: I don’t want to mess with fixing broken pencils. What other brands of pencils are available? The good news is that there are dozens of high-quality pencils to choose …