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Winter Watercolors: Embrace the BURRR!

There’s no sugar-coating it– winter is on! And while it may be tempting to want to downshift into hermit mode for the rest of the season, we decided to take a different approach and embrace the BURRR by featuring some of our favorite winter watercolors that have appeared over the years in our Splash: The Best of...

Adult Coloring: 5 Tips to Enhance Your Pages

Adult coloring books are all the rage right now. No longer an activity just for kids—coloring can be relaxing, meditative and a great way to get in touch with your creative side, especially for those who don’t have advanced artistic skills or a lot of free time on their hands. But what if you want to...

Technique Tuesdays: Handmade Holiday Gifts

With the holidays in full swing, no doubt you’re thinking about what to get those special people on your list. If you’re like me, you love making those gifts special. And by special I mean artful. And by artful I mean I made them. Now, it’s perfectly fine to give someone a piece of...


Advice From Jurors | How to Make Winning Artwork

We asked the jurors of the 17th Annual Pastel 100 if they had any words of advice for artists. Read through their advice, and then click here to submit your latest, greatest pastel effort into the 18th Pastel 100 Competition, which has extended its entry deadline.