As a watercolorist, I've bought and tested countless brands over the years, and there are a few that simply stand out either in quality, cost, or a mixture of both. Here are some of my favorite cold-pressed watercolor blocks and watercolor-friendly sketchbooks I've tried.
Interested in learning how to paint using watercolors? Over the years, I've purchased and tested a wide array of different papers, brushes, and paints, but I've found that there are a few products that I keep returning to. They're not only great to work with, but affordable.
It’s obvious to say that I follow a LOT of artists on Instagram. One of the most common trends some of my favorite artists have pursued is the 365 Art Challenge, where you create something every day for one full year.
I have a problem. Whenever I see a fellow artist showing off their art supplies, I have to buy it and try it out for myself. Though fun, this has become quite an expensive habit. There have been some supplies that I’ve loved along the way, and some I could’ve definitely lived without.