Art Supplies

June 16, 2024

13 of the Best Sketchbooks That Artists of All Abilities Love to Draw In

A sketchbook is the ultimate artist's companion. Like a close friend, you'll spend a lot of time with it and tell it your inner thoughts (through drawing, painting, and writing). Many artists will regularly fill their pads with a bevy of drawings. Some are so polished that their books feel like mobile art galleries. But, gorgeous spreads aren’t the point of keeping a sketchbook.

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May 10, 2024

20 Best Watercolor Paint Sets Both Beginners and Professional Artists Will Love

Since gaining widespread popularity in the 18th century, watercolor painting has been a favorite of amateur and professional artists alike. Its portability makes it the perfect medium to take on the road, allowing artists to sketch en plein air or rapidly work out ideas. But with so many available brands, what are the best watercolor sets on the market? And what to look for when selecting watercolor paint?

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January 12, 2024

Add a Bit of Sparkle to Your Paintings With This Metallic Watercolor Set

Looking to create a painting that stands out from the rest? A little bit of sparkle is a great way to brighten up your artwork. Fortunately, creative brand Viviva Colors—best known for their portable Original Colorsheets—have designed a small but mighty set of metallic watercolors pans that will go a long way in your studio. This portable set measures 3 x 2.5 inches and weighs less than an ounce, making it great for on-the-go artists.

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