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Adorable and Easy to Put Together Halloween Sensory Kit

These adorable mini sensory kits are perfect for handing out to friends or just enjoying at home.  When Halloween is so uncertain this year and kids might not be able to go get treats from neighbors, it is nice to have something for little ones to look forward to.  I created these little kits with…

How to Feel Successful with Watercolor

Watercolor can be so frustrating at times, so I’ve compiled a few tips. Start with a good sketch.  I heard once that the better the sketch the better the painting will turn out.  I like to sketch to plan out the composition, before drawing on the watercolor paper.  Doing lots of erasing can hurt your…

Which Paper is Best for Watercolor?

There are a few things to consider: the quality of paper, the gsm count(which is another way to weigh the paper), and deciding between Cold/Hot/Rough Press. What will work best will ultimately be preference, but higher quality watercolor paper is usually less frustrating because the paper doesn’t break down or warp as easily. First of…

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