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Best Sketchbooks for Copics Marker

Copic markers are excellent for shading, blending, and exceptional vibrant color. They also resist picking up other colors when used for color over inking, which is why they are so prized in comics.  However, they are notorious for bleeding through paper, hence it can be difficult to find a sketchbook suitable for Copic use. A good sketchbook […]

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Best Sketchbooks For Colored Pencils

Unlike watercolor medium, there is not a specific brand nor specific sketchbook lines made just for colored pencil.  Most of mixed media sketchbooks would be ideal for use with colored pencil. The one thing to consider is: the paper thickness. Ideally, the paper is thick enough that lines don’t press through the paper to the sheet […]

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Canson Watercolor XL Series Sketchbook Review

Quick Navigation ReviewWho is This Product For? Overview of FeaturesCoverPaper MediaManufactureAlternativesConclusion  Canson XL Series Watercolor Sketchbook Review Canson is a well known paper company and has been well established for sometime (450 years old company).  In this article, we are reviewing the watercolor line from Canson: the Canson XL Series Watercolor.  Canson XL Series Watercolor Textured Paper Fold […]

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Strathmore Watercolor Sketchbook Review

Quick Navigation ReviewWho is This Product For? Overview of FeaturesCoverPaperMediaAlternativesConclusion  Strathmore Watercolor Sketchbook Series 400 Review Strathmore has produced a wide range of watercolor sketchbooks suitable for everyone from beginners to professionals. In this article, we are reviewing Strathmore 400 series watercolor sketchbooks.  Before we do that, it’s useful to know how Strathmore group their sketchbooks; Strathmore groups […]

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Best Moleskine Notebook Alternatives

Although our site is mainly covering sketchbooks, but in this post we are making an exception by reviewing notebooks. This is due to the numerous queries on Moleskine notebook alternatives that we’ve seen. If you however look specifically for alternatives to Moleskine watercolor sketchbooks, do check our Best Watercolor Sketchbooks review. Needless to say Moleskine is […]

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Best Leather-bound Sketchbooks

Leather sketchbooks are a pleasure to own and use. They are designed to be rugged and go anywhere with you; have a pleasing smell, look, and feel; and are perfect for capturing your impressions of life in drawings or words. For aspiring as well as professional artists, it is important to keep a journal of […]

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Moleskine Watercolor Sketchbook Review

Moleskine Watercolor Sketchbook Review

As a very reputable name in art supplies, the Moleskine Watercolor Sketchbook is frequently seen as one of the top-tier sketchbooks that you can get your hands on. Not only is it purposeful for artwork, but it can also be used for general note taking, helping to make it one of the more versatile art books.

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Global Art Materials Watercolor Book Review

Global Art Materials Watercolor Book Review

Designed for wet media, the Global Art Materials Watercolor Book is a great option for people who not only love using watercolors but also have an interest in ink pen washes and other mediums. With a design that is useful for travel and can easily be placed in your art bag, it’s the best size for everyday use and gives you more than enough space for a wide variety of different projects.

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