Paint-along video: Lindsay Weirich Tropical Breezes Real Time Watercolor Paint Along

Lindsay Weirich (thefrugalcrafter) recently did a beginner-friendly paint-along video using watercolors in a Stillman & Birn Beta series mixed-media sketchbook. The video is just under 25 minutes, and by the end you have a beautiful tropical scene! You can see the paint-along video here: The Stillman & Birn Beta series mixed-media sketchbooks are available in […]

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Clairefontaine Paint On art pad review and media demos

    The Art Gear Guide recently did an epic review of Clairefontaine Paint On multimedia art pads. You can see the post here and the accompanying video here: He compares the Paint On paper to other multi media papers he has used: I’ve used Multi Media Pads before, by quite a few different companies […]

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Goulet Pens video: Paper quality tiers for fountain pen ink performance

Goulet Pens recently did a very helpful video showcasing the different tiers of paper quality and their performance with fountain pen inks. They used three different inks to show their performance on each type of paper. One of the inks they used was Herbin Emerald de Chivor because it has a lot of shimmer and sheen, […]

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J Herbin glass dip pen ASMR video Part 2 by Jet Pens

Jet Pens did a follow-up to their ASMR video featuring the J Herbin glass dip pen. This video is longer, to give you more of those good writing sounds. Their new video sounds great, and gives those good tingly feelings on the back of the neck. It’s also a beautiful demonstration of how the glass […]

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Kraaft Shaak drawings and watercolor paintings on Clairefontaine Pastelmat

Heather’s Daily Art Adventures at the Kraaft Shaak has some recent videos using Clairefontaine Pastelmat, which is paper with a texture specifically designed to be used with pastels. But as she discovered, it works great with watercolors too! In this video, Heather does an amazing picture of Sophie the dog using Derwent pastel pencils on […]

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Writing Wednesday: Jet Pens Top Fountain Pen Ink Releases of 2019

We at Exaclair were thrilled that our J Herbin Kyanite du Nepal fountain pen ink made the short list of Jet Pens Top Fountain Pen Ink Releases of 2019! You can watch the video of the descriptions of all the inks that made their list here: Kyanite du Nepal is a vibrant blue ink with […]

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Writing Wednesday: Goulet Inksploration with Jaques Herbin Vert Amazone ink

Katie at Goulet Pens recently did an Inksploration review of Jaques Herbin Vert Amazone ink. In her review, Katie said: Vert Amazone reminds me of a walk through the woods, which is one of my happy places! I also love rich, vibrant inks and this one checked off both of those boxes for me. She […]

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