Sketchbox #2 February 2017

by tkogut on February 8, 2017

Sketchbox #2 February 2017

This month’s Sketchbox came with pastel pans, foam tools, a fine tip black pen/marker and an eraser. Watch the video to see how I created this little bird painting using these art supplies.4211B - Spread Your Wings SB2I did use a small brush (which was not included) & some water to create a watercolor effect with the pastels.

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Product Review Masterson Sta-Wet Palette

by tkogut on February 3, 2017

Masterson Sta-Wet Palette

Do you ever wonder how much money you’ve wasted over the years because of dried-up paints? I know I have wasted more than I’d like…even though I am very conscientious about it. When I’m done for the day but still have more work to do on an acrylic painting, I would put my palette in a plastic ziploc bag and place it in the freezer or refrigerator. If I had a lot of a color left over that wasn’t mixed with another color, I’d go as far as to use my finger to swipe up the color and put it back in the bottle. These methods weren’t great. Many times the paint was ruined.

I have a SOLUTION for you! You just have to purchase the Masterson Sta-Wet Palette available from Dick Blick. Watch the video above to see how it works but I can tell you, it’s AMAZING! Say buh-bye to wasting your acrylic paints! The money you save in paint will pay for your new Masterson Sta-Wet Palette in no time.
Masterson Sta-Wet Super Pro PaletteClick image and it will take you directly to the page you need if you’d like to start saving your paint today!


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My First SketchBox

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Unboxing & Product Review: Sharpie Paint Markers & Pitt Pens

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Take A Break

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Take a Break! Even though interruptions in our work can be annoying at times, taking a couple short breaks in the day are more productive than not. In my case, it’s my dog, Athena, that forces me to take a break a couple times during the work day. She is only 2 years old and […]

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August 23, 2016

Spoonflower I am excited and delighted to start designing and selling fabric on Spoonflower. I uploaded this image over a year ago to Spoonflower but then let it set. Evidently I wasn’t ready. But now, yes I am. I ordered a swatch of it for proofing. Once I approve it, it will be ready to […]

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