Category Archives for "Sketchbook Tricks & Tips"

8 Tips For Keeping a Watercolor Sketchbook

The practice of keeping a sketchbook is a common ritual for artists or creative minded people in general. This practice is also commonly referred as visual journaling or art journaling.  It is true that the practice is more prevalent with artists that use dry media such as pencil, ink or copic, simply because drawing with […]

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What Kind of Paper is Used in Sketchbooks?

As an artist you might wonder what are the different kind papers used in sketchbooks. We will review some of the paper types that are commonly used in sketchbooks, so you won’t have to wonder anymore. We hope that this article will help you find the perfect sketchbook paper that matches your drawing style and media. In […]

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Why Do Artists Keep Sketchbooks

Why Do Artists Keep Sketchbooks?

It’s common for artists who work with many different types of mediums to work with sketchbooks. In fact, many even have more than one. If you’ve ever wondered, why do artists keep sketchbooks, it’s a relatively difficult question to answer as every artist is different.

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What Kind of Paper to Use with Copic Markers?

What Kind of Paper to Use with Copic Markers?

When you start trying to figure out what kind of paper to use with Copic markers, it’s important that you refer back to your sketches. In order to get an accurate idea of what each color will look like on different types of paper and how quickly ink is absorbed, you’re going to need visual examples to refer back to over the years.

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