Our Blog

Learn something new

STRADA 30 day challenge

STRADA 30 day challenge

This September, artists from all over the world will be participating in the STRADA painting and drawing daily challenge. You can win one of 5 STRADA Easels. Read all about it here and get involved!

Best figure drawing art books

Best figure drawing art books

We have selected five different affordable art books for you that help you draw better figures. Whether you are a beginner starting from scratch or a more advanced artist with more experience, you will be glad you found these gems. Start improving your figure drawing skills today! Take a look here…

Carrie Waller

Carrie Waller

Carrie Waller: “I love to paint glass and light in my still life set ups. I also enjoy painting scenes from Japan or on my travels.”

Susan Kounanis

Susan Kounanis

Susan Kounanis: “I taught myself how to draw and paint over many years. But I feel that when I started taking online courses and workshops my understanding of painting really improved and I was better able to develop my skills.”

Supports for Oil Paint 

Supports for Oil Paint 

There are many surfaces that you can use to apply oil paint and it’s worth thinking about them before you start painting. Sometimes painting on a different surface inspires you to produce something quite unique and interestingly different.