Last September I received as a gift a variety of Prang watercolour sets, sent to me straight from US. Prang watercolour sets are ( as far as I know) very popular school watercolour paints. They are not available though at European market and the sets that are retailed from European online stores are ridiculously expensively […]
According to this site: Chalk resist: Chalk resist is a thick paste made from powdered chalk mixed with water. This paste is brushed onto the desired areas of a sheet; once it is dry, the thick layer of chalk protects the underlying paper from wet watercolor washes. The chalk can be easily removed by counter-rolling […]
I have reviewed till now various sketchbooks but I want to make an honourable review to my Neochart sketchbook. Honourable because Neochart is a local paper company that produces mainly various school paper stuff. Its watercolour ( and drawing ) sketchbooks is a relatively new addition to their collection and of above average quality ( […]
Time for my next review.. This time I’ll give a review for Strathmore 400 series Watercolour 300 gsm paper sketchbooks hardbound. I recently bought two of them in two different sizes. A4 portrait and A5 landscape.
It is the time to give my review on Fabriano Venezia Sketchbook.
Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolours have become quite popular among watercolourists and crafters so I was very curious to check myself what is going on with these watercolour sets. Kuretake Gansai Tambi are Japanese watercolours. Kuretake and other reviewers claim that they are something between watercolour and gouache due to the binders that are used, in […]
I recently purchased a Strathmore 500 series Mixed Media 190 gsm vellum surface sketchbook and roll and below you can read my review about this particular paper. Strathmore’s 500 series papers are advertised as this manufacturer’s most expensive and of the higher quality papers. I bought this time a relatively light paper at 190gsm and […]
Back from my holidays and I have already uploaded my travel journal sketches.