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Light Pads for Watercolor and Calligraphy

Light pads (sometimes called light boxes) make life SO much easier whether you're tracing line art onto thick watercolor paper, or...

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How to Cut Your Own Mats to Frame Your Original Artwork

Unlike oil or acrylic paintings that are done on canvas, original art made from watercolor, gouache, or even calligraphy needs to be framed under...

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Meet the Artist: Annie Mertlich from Wildfield Paper Co.

Artist Annie Mertlich has somehow mastered the art of capturing plants and florals in a way that’s relaxed, vintage, modern, and organic, all...

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Sumi Ink: Not Just for Calligraphy!

Sumi ink is a popular medium for calligraphy, but did you know you can also use it for painting and drawing?

That's right! When used with a variety...

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Five Ways to Make More Time for Art

We all know art is good for us -- it’s like a form of therapy that makes us feel calm, centered, and more in touch with the beauty around us....

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How to Teach Art Classes Online (Hint: Don't Use Skillshare)

Our three-camera filming setup for a painting class. © Art Summits LLC

Deciding to teach art classes online is a big decision that shouldn't...

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