The Mind of Watercolor w/Steve Mitchell

Watercolor can be one of the simplest mediums to use, but it does seem to have a mind of its own at times, giving it the reputation of being fussy and unforgiving to work with. In this four part workshop Steve Mitchell gets into the mind of watercolor and see what makes it tick. Success […]

Celebrate World Watercolor Month: Sketching & Journaling w/Gay Kraeger

Capturing your world through art in a journal is a low-tech, highly rewarding experience, but you don’t need us to tell you that. In her friendly and conversational video workshop, Gay Kraeger guides you through learning watercolor one step at a time: the basics, quick sketches, page design, lettering, and watercolor techniques needed to create […]

DIY Embossing Magic with Excel Blades

Check out this video from Excel Blades where Sam Martin shows you how to emboss vinyl with the Excel Burnisher Set. Not only can you emboss vinyl, but you can also use this stylus on materials like leather, clay, foil, fondant, etc.   Materials Excel Blades K18 Excel Blades Burnisher Set Cutting Mat Bristol Paper  […]

The Do’s & Don’ts of Using Angelus Leather Paints

Interested in knowing the proper way of applying Angelus Leather Paints to shoes, purses, furniture, and other leather items? This quick video will show you the ropes, warn against common mistakes, and help you gain the confidence to dive into customizing. Angelus Leather Paint is ideal for painting boots, jackets, athletic shoes, purses and more, […]

Cold Wax Painting with Gamblin Cold Wax Medium

It’s a rare occurrence for one specific painting medium to have a whole genre of painting associated with it, but Cold Wax Medium is one such medium. Cold Wax Painting is not defined by subject matter nor the degree of realism or abstraction, Cold Wax Painting is unified by artists’ shared interest in experimentation, texture […]

Creating a Monotype with GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics

If you’ve never used OPEN Acrylics by GOLDEN, you’ll want to check out this video showing yet another way to use one of our favorite paints. OPEN Acrylics feature uniquely relaxed working characteristics and a remarkable ability to resist skinning and remain wet on the palette during long painting sessions. Working time varies according to […]

How-To Video: Getting Started with Colored Pencils

Strathmore’s Artist Educator Sarah Becktel shares her techniques for how to get started using colored pencils. Whether you are just beginning or already have experience, see her favorite tips for creating a colored pencil piece. Raw Materials carries a carefully-curated selection of colored pencils, but we recommend using paper specifically made for use with colored […]

Resin-Casting Tutorial with Composi-Mold

Have you tried Composi-Mold Reusable Molding Material? It is a great material for artists who want to learn and become more involved in sculpting, modeling and mold making without the worry of mistakes or wasting material. 100% reusable, this flexible, rubbery thermoplastic is great for small mold parts that require a stiffer mold making material […]

How To Bullet Journal with Itoya’s New Oasis Notebooks

Bullet journals are a popular way for people to track to-dos, remember important events and record everyday life – with a touch of creativity and grace. Artist Rachel Solomon demonstrates how to start bullet journaling, from creating a basic key to adding a creative layout that incorporates bright colors and hand-lettering. She uses Itoya’s ProFolio […]