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How to Screen Print Using the Stencil Technique
http://www.dickblick.com/products/speedball-screen-printing-kits/. We'll show you how easy it is to screen print on a t-shirt using the simple stencil technique. All the materials are included in the Speedball kit but are also available separately at Blick Art Materials, just click this link for more information, http://www.dickblick.com/brands/speedball/#screenprinting
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How to Stretch Watercolor Paper
If you've ever painted on paper, you've likely experienced it warping or buckling during the drying process. Hilary will show you how to eliminate this problem by stretching your paper before you paint. It is much easier than you think. All the materials in this video can be purchases at Blick Art Materials: www.dickblick.com/.
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How to Measure and Cut a Mat
This "do-it-yourself" video explains all the steps of cutting a professional looking mat for your artwork. We begin by showing you a simple formula for measuring a window opening for perfectly even sides - and the best practices for getting clean edges when cutting your matboard. All the supplies needed for mat cutting and framing your artwork are available at Blick Art Materials http://www.dickblick.com/categories/framing/
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How to Screen Print Using the Drawing Fluid Technique
http://www.dickblick.com/brands/speedball/. In this easy to follow demonstration, we'll show you how to screen print on a t-shirt using Speedball's drawing fluid and screen filler. All the materials are available at Blick Art Materials; just click this link for more information, http://www.dickblick.com/brands/speedball/#screenprinting
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Sculpey Polymer Clay - the Mokume Gane Technique
http://www.dickblick.com/. Mokume Gane is a Japanese method of manipulating metal to achieve a wood grain appearance. Polymer clay artists have borrowed from this art form to create magnificent patterns. The results are beautiful and impressive - and it's easier to make than you might think. We'll show you three techniques and ideas of what you can create using these incredible designs. Premo Sculpey and other Sculpey polymer clays are available at http://www.dickblick.com/brands/sculpey/.
Views: 537564 Blick Art Materials
Prismacolor Colored Pencils Tips & Techniques
http://www.dickblick.com. Think you know everything there is to know about drawing with colored pencils? You might be surprised by some of the useful tips and techniques shared in this video. Prismacolor pencils feature a thick, soft core made from brilliant, light-resistant pigments, to ensure smooth, rich laydown and color saturation. The colors are easily blended, slow to wear, break-resistant, and waterproof. Choose from a variety of sets — or replenish your favorite colors from our open stock. You can purchase these products and many others at http://www.dickblick.com/products/prismacolor-colored-pencils/
Views: 887437 Blick Art Materials
PanPastel and Sofft Tools Tips and Techniques
www.dickblick.com. See what distinquishes these high quality artists' pastels and tools from any other. Both products were invented for artists by artists and offer a new and unique way of painting with pastel. This video will show various applications, tips and techniques. You can purchase these products and many others at www.dickblick.com.
Views: 135411 Blick Art Materials
Iwata Airbrushes - An Introduction
Iwata airbrushes are some of the best performing airbrushes available. We'll take you through this extensive line series by series explaining the features and differences so you can select the right airbrush for your needs. All of the airbrushes you see in this video can be purchased at www.dickblick.com
Views: 144417 Blick Art Materials
Liquitex Slow-Dri Acrylic Mediums
Many times acrylic artists want to be able to slow down the drying rate of their paints in order to use blending techniques. Liquitex Slow-Dri Mediums and Additives eliminate the need for an entire new line of slow drying paints. Add these gels, liquids and sprays to your Liquitex Acrylic Colors for a whole new approach to your acrylic painting. These products can be found at http://www.dickblick.com/products/liquitex-slow-dri-gel-and-fluid-mediums-and-additives/.
Views: 71554 Blick Art Materials
Prismacolor Art Markers Tips & Techniques
http://www.dickblick.com/. Ever wonder what to do with that Colorless Blender marker? Or how to get rid of those streaks in your marker drawings? We have lots of tips for you! Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Art Markers feature two distinct nibs capable of achieving multiple line widths. Both ends draw from a single ink reservoir for a perfect color match end to end, making them ideal for both technical and artistic applications. Intended for professional artists and advanced students, Prismacolor Art Markers will not fade or feather. Purchase Prismacolor markers at great prices at http://www.dickblick.com/products/prismacolor-premier-double-ended-art-markers/.
Views: 341606 Blick Art Materials
How to Warp and Weave on the Schacht Inkle Loom
Inkle looms are used for weaving narrow bands that can be used as belts, straps and trim. See how to get started warping and weaving on your Schacht Spindle Inkle Loom. This and other Schacht Spindle looms and accessories are available on the Blick Art Materials website http://www.dickblick.com/products/schacht-inkle-loom/. .
Views: 218345 Blick Art Materials
How to Properly Sharpen Prismacolor Pencils
http://www.dickblick.com/. Have you ever been frustrated by broken lead while sharpening pencils? While it may seem obvious, there is a specific technique to sharpening colored pencils to ensure minimal breakage and waste of your materials. This video will show you the best way to hand-sharpen colored pencils and tips for electric sharpeners. You can find all your favorite Prismacolor products at www.dickblick.com.
Views: 357558 Blick Art Materials
Acrylic "Skins" - Lesson Plan
This project utilizes acrylic paint, but in a totally unique way...dried! Acrylic paint "skins" are easily created just by brushing your paint on a non-stick palette or baker's parchment and letting it dry. You can use this plastic, flexible paint in a number of ways to create mosaics, mixed media collage, stained glass-like effects, jewelry, book covers and more! Watch this video to see how fun and easy this lesson plan is.
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Sculpey Polymer Clay - Getting Started
http://www.dickblick.com/. When beginning with polymer clay, there are some important basic guidelines you should know in order to have successful results. This video tells you everything you need to know about conditioning methods, work surfaces and clean up when working with Sculpey Polymer Clay. See all the varieties of Sculpey clay at http://www.dickblick.com/brands/sculpey/.
Views: 409475 Blick Art Materials
Winsor & Newton Artisan Water Mixable Oil Paint
http://www.dickblick.com/. Winsor & Newton Water Mixable Oils contain the same ingredients and perform just like conventional oil colors except that you can use water to clean them up. They are a great choice for artists who have a sensitivty to solvents or who just want the ease of clean-up in the studio or out in the field. See more in this video and on our website about these artist quality oil paints http://www.dickblick.com/products/winsor-and-newton-artisan-water-mixable-oil-colors/.
Views: 119371 Blick Art Materials
Liquitex Varnish Application Tips & Techniques
http://www.dickblick.com/. Varnishing is a very important step in painting. This video will not only talk about why you should varnish, but we'll show you the best method of applying varnish to your painting to ensure great results. You can find all the Liquitex varnishes and other products at the Blick website; http://www.dickblick.com/brands/liquitex/
Views: 52635 Blick Art Materials
Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils Tips & Techniques
http://www.dickblick.com/. See the many ways you can use Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils to create a variety of effects. These artist quality watercolor pencils feature high pigment load and superior solubility for brilliant color and a smooth, even laydown. This color range complements Prismacolors Art Stix, Verithin and colored pencil palettes. You can purchase these products at http://www.dickblick.com/products/prismacolor-watercolor-pencils/.
Views: 246178 Blick Art Materials
How to Use Speedball Screen Print Materials
www.dickblick.com. Watch a step-by-step process of the popular Diazo Photo Emusion screen print method using Speedball's Ultimate Screen Print Kit. This product can be purchased at http://www.dickblick.com/products/speedball-screen-printing-kits/. Visit www.dickblick.com for all your art materials, crafts, framing supplies, gifts and more!
Views: 277751 Blick Art Materials
Decalcomania Glue Paint Symmetry Prints - Lesson Plan
Looking for hidden images and contour lines in the print will fuel the imagination of a young Surrealist! "Decalcomania" was a techique was used by Surrealists to create impromptu paintings controlled largely by chance. Much like a Rorschach Ink-Blot test, they would search for hidden imagery and develop it into a finished painting. This tidy and highly interactive process uses Glue Paint in a finger painting-style of application — without actually touching it. For a pdf version of this lesson, along with a materials list, follow this link to the Blick Art Materials lessons page http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/decalcomania-glue-paint-symmetry-prints/
Views: 179882 Blick Art Materials
Amaco Ceramic Underglazes
http://www.dickblick.com/brands/amaco/. Amaco ceramic underglazes stay put where applied, even when fired. They offer controlled designs and come in a variety of formats; liquid, semi-moist, pastel stick and pencil. With underglaze, you can achieve a wide range of effects and detailed lines that you can't get with regular glazes. All of the products in this video are available at Blick Art Materials http://www.dickblick.com/brands/amaco/.
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Artist VS Student Quality Paints
If you're shopping for paint, you'll find there is a wide variety of brands and qualities to choose from and a vast difference in price as well. You might be wondering if it's worth spending a bit more for your paint or if a less expensive one will work for your needs. Kati will explain some of the differences between artist quality and student quality paint, so you can make the right choice for your application. You can find more information on a vast assortment of paint types and brands at Blick Art Materials www.dickblick.com/
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Silhouette Mint Stamping System
http://www.dickblick.com/products/silhouette-mint-custom-stamp-maker/ The Silhouette Mint allows you to create the perfect stamp using your own custom images (even photos) and any font on your computer. Simply connect the Mint to your PC or Mac and use the included Mint Studio software to design your project. The Silhouette Mint will produce a custom 3-D relief using the machine’s special "thermal printing" ability. With the Mint, you can do the following things: Create an original stamp using your own drawings or illustrations Turn text into a stamp using any font on your computer Import any found image into Mint Studio to create your stamp Turn a photo into an amazingly detailed stamp Use one of the 50 stamp designs included with the machine Combine any or all of these options
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QoR Modern Watercolors
http://www.dickblick.com/products/qor-modern-watercolors/ Made by Golden Artist Colors, QoR Watercolors (from a technical acronym meaning "Quality of Results") are made using an exclusive binder that provides more pigment with every stroke. QoR Modern Watercolors have all the subtlety, transparency, and flow of a great traditional watercolor, yet the colors embody the fire and vibrance of the best acrylic or oil paint — even after drying. This exceptional performance is thanks to Golden's unique polymer binder called Aquazol, which is exclusive to QoR. Not only does it enable incredible color effects, it offers greater flexibility and resistance to cracking than traditional watercolor binders. And, it has excellent re-solubility in water! QoR is inter-mixable with all watercolors and has the same working properties. For more information and to purchase QoR Modern Watercolors, follow this link to the Blick Art Materials website http://www.dickblick.com/products/qor-modern-watercolors/.
Views: 77158 Blick Art Materials
How to Warp and Weave on the Schacht Cricket Loom
Watch this video to get tips on warping and weaving on the Schacht Cricket Loom. You'll see why this loom has become so popular with individuals as well as classrooms. This and many other Schacht Spindle looms and accessories can be found on the Blick Art Materials website http://www.dickblick.com/products/schacht-cricket-loom/
Views: 158253 Blick Art Materials
Winsor & Newton Liquin Mediums
http://www.dickblick.com/products/winsor-and-newton-liquin-mediums/. Liquin is a very useful medium used to speed the drying time of your oil paint. Learn about the different Liquin Mediums available from Winsor & Newton. We'll explain what each one is best used for and how to integrate it into your painting process. You can find these products on the Blick website at dickblick.com/products/winsor-and-newton-liquin-mediums/.
Views: 76666 Blick Art Materials
Simple Silk Screen - Lesson Plan
http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/simple-silk-screen-in-the-round/. Silk screening is made simple with the use of an embroidery hoop frame and Mod Podge! Simply draw an image on silk screen fabric with a pencil and paint around the outside with Mod Podge. Pull fabric ink though with a squeegee and you're done! Add handpainted details to add even more color. For a PDF version of this lesson plan, along with the materials list, follow this link to the Blick website http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/simple-silk-screen-in-the-round/
Views: 105750 Blick Art Materials
Logan Oval and Circle Mat Cutter
www.dickblick.com Logan's 3-Step Cutter is the only oval and circle mat cutter with the exclusive 3-point stepping mechanism for clean, consistent bevels every time. This video will show you how it works. You can find this product and more at www.dickblick.com
Views: 48678 Blick Art Materials
Color Mixing Tips & Techniques
Learning color theory and how to mix your own colors are very important tools when learning to paint. Kati will show you how to select a few primary colors for your palette so you can mix a wide range of shades and colors - whether working in oils, acrylics, watercolor or gouache. Visit Blick Art Materials for the best prices for all your painting supplies http://www.dickblick.com/.
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Blending Sculpey Clay Using the Skinner Blend Technique
http://www.dickblick.com/. The Skinner Blend allows you to create a single sheet of polymer clay containing beautiful gradation of color. These sheets can then be incorporated into any project. This technique is fun and easy - with amazing results! You can use any Sculpey polymer clay which can be purchased at http://www.dickblick.com/brands/sculpey/.
Views: 213782 Blick Art Materials
Winsor & Newton Drying Oils - What's the Difference?
http://www.dickblick.com/. This video explains the differences between Winsor & Newton Refined Linseed, Linseed Stand and Drying Linseed Oils. Understanding what each of these mediums do can help you achieve successful oil painting technique. These products can be purchased on the Blick Art Materials website at; http://www.dickblick.com/brands/winsor-and-newton/#oilmediums.
Views: 52176 Blick Art Materials
Sculpey Polymer Clays
http://www.dickblick.com/. With so many Sculpey clays available it is hard to know which to choose. This video explains the difference among all the Sculpey "foundation" polymer clays, such as; Original Sculpey, Sculpey III, Premo Sculpey, Super Sculpey and Super Sculpey Firm. Learn about the unique attributes of each - so you know exactly which product to select for your next polymer clay project. All of these clays can be purchased at the Blick website http://www.dickblick.com/brands/sculpey/.
Views: 85246 Blick Art Materials
Caran d' Ache Supracolor Soft Watercolor Pencils
http://www.dickblick.com/products/caran-dache-supracolor-soft-aquarelle-pencils/. Supracolor Soft Aquarelle Pencils are like having two art mediums in one! The soft core provides the option for smooth rich laydown of color and precise line drawings; or, add a wet brush and the color becomes liquid and flows like watercolor. Watch this video to see how bright and luminous these professional quality water-soluble colored pencils are. Supracolor have exceptional covering power and excellent lightfastness to meet the most exacting demands of artists and illustrators. Find these pencils and many other Caran d"Ache products at Blick Art Materials http://www.dickblick.com/brands/caran-dache/
Views: 40813 Blick Art Materials
Linoleum Block Printing - Getting Started
Kati explains the materials you'll need to get started in linoleum block printing. Since there are a variety of tools that can be used, Kati will show you a few options to help you select the right materials for your project. All the supplies in this video and many others are available at Blick Art Materials; www.dickblick.com.
Views: 136814 Blick Art Materials
R&F Pigment Paint Sticks
www.dickblick.com. Draw with oil paint! R&F Pigment Sticks are incredibly soft, creamy and are comparable in quality to the finest tube oil paints. The stick form allows for unique applications. They are easily portable and do not require brushes or solvents. You can purchase these art materials and more at www.dickblick.com.
Views: 51308 Blick Art Materials
Gelli Arts Printing Plate
This revolutionary printing plate looks and feels like a gelatin monoprinting plate — yet it's durable, reusable, and stores at room temperature. Because it's portable, you can use it at home, take it to the workshop, or even use it outdoors. Flexible and simple to work with, it's always ready for printing and can easily be cleaned with gel hand sanitizer or soap and water — then used again and again! Try it for mixed media art, card making, quilt making and more. It's also a great, economical choice for beginning printmakers and students. For more information or to purchase Gelli Arts Printing Plates, follow this link to the Blick Art Materials web page: http://www.dickblick.com/products/gelli-arts-printing-plate/.
Views: 30825 Blick Art Materials
Montana Spray Caps
http://www.dickblick.com/brands/montana/. The Montana level cap system was exclusively developed to provide endless possibility for the professional artist. Levels 1 - 6 caps provide thin to fat line outputs similar to different widths of paint brushes. These caps work will all Montana Spray Cans. See more in this video and by visiting the Blick website http://www.dickblick.com/products/montana-spray-caps/.
Views: 355212 Blick Art Materials
Matisse Prints du Soleil - Lesson Plan
http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/matisse-prints-du-soleil/ Henri Matisse survived cancer to find a renewed energy and expressionism in artworks he called “scissor paintings.” Inspired by his cut-paper shapes, students can use sunlight or an artificial source to create color-saturated prints on fabric or paper. http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/matisse-prints-du-soleil/
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Ampersand Claybord
http://www.dickblick.com/brands/ampersand/. Ampersand's original and most versatile panel, Claybord, has an ultra-smooth kaolin surface that accepts a wide variety of media. The absorbent surface allows for quick drying time of inks and paint. The real advantage of Claybord is how the surface can be manipulated; ink can be completely erased without affecting the integrity of the surface using Ampersand's oil-free steel wool. Sgraffito techniques can also be used on Claybord, something that cannot be achieved on paper. This and all other Ampersand products are available on the Ampersand page on the Blick Art Materials website http://www.dickblick.com/brands/ampersand/.
Views: 30953 Blick Art Materials
Sennelier Oil Pastels
http://www.dickblick.com/brands/sennelier/. Picasso, a long-time Sennelier customer, was looking for a medium that could be used freely on a variety of surfaces without fading or cracking.The collaboration between Henri Sennelier and Pablo Picasso produced the incomparable Sennelier oil pastels. Learn more about these and other Sennlelier products at http://www.dickblick.com/products/sennelier-oil-pastels/.
Views: 45926 Blick Art Materials
Simple Suminagashi - Lesson Plan
This "no-fail" paper marblizing project is easy and requires very little preparation or clean-up but offers amazing results - sure to please any classroom or group. A PDF version of this lesson and a materials list can be found at http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/simple-suminagashi-monoprints/
Views: 1066279 Blick Art Materials
Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pens
www.dickblick.com. Pigmented India Ink in multiple nib sizes and 48 colors brings great versatility to pen-and-ink drawings requiring lots of intricate details. Pitt Artist Pens are great for sketching, journaling, cartooning, and drawing. The Superfine, Fine, Medium, and Brush nibs not only replace ink bottles — theyre instantly available for work. The ink is waterproof, unsurpassably lightfast, acid-free, and pH-neutral. The nib size is prominently displayed on the end of the cap. These products and many others can be purchased at www.dickblick.com.
Views: 177797 Blick Art Materials
Sculpey Polymer Clay Cane Techniques
http://www.dickblick.com/. Have you ever seen those complicated and intricate polymer canes and thought you'd like to be able to create them yourself? We will show you how to start at the beginning making simple canes, and then combining them to create complex canes. For great tips and techniques, don't miss this video! Sculpey Polymer Clays can be purchased at http://www.dickblick.com/brands/sculpey/.
Views: 1941534 Blick Art Materials
Winsor & Newton Acrylic Mediums & Varnish
Winsor & Newton Artists' Acrylic Mediums are a great compliment to the acrylic color range as they contain the same cutting edge clear resin to prevents color shift. See the range of these quality acrylic mediums and varnishes to enhance your painting experience - and results!http://www.dickblick.com/products/winsor-and-newton-artists-acrylic-mediums/
Views: 35674 Blick Art Materials
Chartpak AD Markers
These waterproof, permanent, solvent-based markers deliver brilliant color in fine, medium, or broad strokes. This video will show you a couple of tips and tricks when using these professional quality markers. You can purchase Charpak AD Markers at Blick Art Materials http://www.dickblick.com/products/chartpak-ad-markers/#description.
Views: 90099 Blick Art Materials
Tombow Dual Brush Pens
Tombow Dual Brush Pens have two tips — a flexible brush tip and a fine-point, hard nylon tip. Both tips are fed from the same ink reservoir ensuring exact color match. Tombow's odorless waterbased inks blend to create any color desired. With the flexible nylon fiber brush tip, you can achieve fine, medium, or bold brush strokes simply by changing the pressure on the point. The resilient tip springs back to hold its shape, stroke after stroke. With the hard nylon tip, you can create consistent lines, tight drawings, borders, copy markings, fine lettering, and more. Tips can be dipped in water to create subtle color washes. They're ideal for use with rubber stamps. Tombow Dual Brush Pens are 7¾" long (20 cm) with color-coded caps for quick selection. The brush nib and hard nib are at opposite ends, and the barrel's anti-roll design is perfect for busy artists. The pens are odorless, use no toxic inks or pigments, and are acid-free. For more information on these and other markers and art materials, follow this link to the Blick Art Materials website www.dickblick.com/products/tombow-dual-brush-pens/
Views: 49306 Blick Art Materials
Montana Marble Effect Spray Paint
http://www.dickblick.com/products/montana-marble-effect-spray/ Montana Marble Effect Spray incorporates fine paint strands for a deceptively realistic marble effect. It can be applied on many different materials such as paper, cardboard, primed canvas, wood, glass, metal, ceramics, porcelain, stone, acrylic, and other paintable materials. The can features a special calligraphy cap that can be adjusted to create vertical, horizontal, and other various spray output lines. For more information or to purchase this an other Montana Cans products, follow this link to the Blick Art Materials website: http://www.dickblick.com/brands/montana/
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Weaving on the Schacht Table Loom
The Schacht Table Loom is great for both beginners, due to its simplicity and ease of use, as well as for more advanced weavers who want to experiment with a wide variety of designs and patterns. Our video explains the parts of the loom and how to get started weaving. This product can be purchased at Blick Art Materials http://www.dickblick.com/products/schacht-table-loom/.
Views: 88333 Blick Art Materials
Ampersand Aquabord
http://www.dickblick.com/products/ampersand-aquabord/. Aquabord is an amazing acid-free surface for water media that won't warp, buckle or tear. This surface works similarly to a cold-press watercolor paper with several benefits: colors remain true and vibrant since the paint sits on top of the surface rather than absorbing into it. Multiple layers of clean color can be stacked one on top of the other, and lifting back to white is incredibly easy. You can scrub the surface without any damage -- and once your painting is complete, you can frame without glass or backing! Find all the styles and sizes of Aquabord at great prices on the Blick Art Materials website http://www.dickblick.com/products/ampersand-aquabord/.
Views: 24225 Blick Art Materials
Watercolor "Crunch" - Lesson Plan
Traditionally, eggshell mosaics are made by first dying then positioning each shard individually — a time-consuming and delicate process. This project introduces a new way to crush and color eggshells, creating intricate veining and texture all at once without pre-dying or arranging each fragment. The simple glue-and-paint process and satisfying "crunch!" of breaking eggshells will delight children of all ages and skill levels. For a pdf version of this lesson along with a materials list and the national standards for visual arts, visit the Blick webpage http://www.dickblick.com/lesson-plans/egg-stra-easy-watercolor-crunch/.
Views: 209178 Blick Art Materials
Linoleum Block Printing
Block printing is a great way to produce multiples of the same image and allows for variation in color and backgrounds. In this video, Kati is using Speedball Speedy Carve Blocks and shows you the basics of linoleum block printing. She also provides lots of tips for a successful print. All the products in this video and many others are available at Blick Art Materials www.dickblick.com.
Views: 51752 Blick Art Materials

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