Art Supplies

September 6, 2021

20 Cratejoy Subscription Boxes That Will Keep You Crafting On the Regular

Crafting can be an incredibly fun and relaxing way to spend your free time. However, actually deciding what craft to do and then gathering all the necessary supplies can be a chore—not to mention very time-consuming. If that task is stopping you from starting a new project, then maybe you should try a craft subscription box. Cratejoy is a great place to discover unique monthly subscriptions to suit every interest.

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August 24, 2021

Artist Stuart Semple Just Invented the World’s Blackest Black Ink Called ‘Blink’

If you follow art world drama, then it’s likely you’ll have heard about the battle over Vantablack—considered to be the blackest black pigment in existence. In response to British artist Anish Kapoor licensing exclusive rights to the color back in 2016, fellow British artist Stuart Semple retaliated by creating the “blackest and mattest acrylic paint on the planet,” the latest iteration being Black 3.0.

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August 18, 2021

5 Best Chalk Markers To Create Amazing Signs and Designs

Have you admired the chalk signs adorning your favorite coffee shop? Chances are the design wasn't made with the same chalk sticks you used as a kid, but with chalk markers. These creative utensils provide the same chalk effect with a paint-like pigment that can be used on almost any smooth surface. If this type of art intrigues you, then all you need to get started is the right set.

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August 3, 2021

16 of the Best Drawing Pens for Professionals and Beginners

Whether you're a professional illustrator or a dabbling painter, shopping for new art supplies is an exciting experience. Each type of medium holds a myriad of untapped possibilities for creative projects.  A set of drawing pencils and a fresh sketchbook will help you begin your artistic journey, but the right pen may be the tool to bring your idea to life.

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