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Abstract art drawing

Drawing Day Abstract Art Lesson for Kids

Drawing Day is celebrated on May 16 and the best way to celebrate it is by expressing yourself through drawing just about anything you like. Did you know that drawing is an art closely tied to our history? Even cavemen who hadn’t yet learned to talk drew hunting scenes on cave walls. Today, let’s look at an abstract work of art and create our own masterpiece!
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Unicorn mermaid drawing with Pitt Artist Pens

MerMay Challenge! Unicorn Mermaid Drawing Tutorial

Hello Everyone, it’s Lhey here. For today’s post I have something really fun in stored for you. Have you ever heard of the #mermay challenge? If you use the hashtag in your favorite social media outlet, you will see a whole lot of amazing artists participating in this challenge. The idea is to draw mermaids daily in different ways, styles and poses. I think it’s truly a great practice for your creativity and a a fun way to interact and engage with mermaid fans like myself.
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Comparing two watercolor markers: Albrecht Durer and Goldfaber Aqua

Watercolor Marker Comparison: Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers vs. Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers

Watercolor markers are a modern tool that can change the way you create your art. Having the magic of vibrant watercolors contained in a handy marker allows for versatility in the way you create as well as where you can create. Faber-Castell offers two watercolor marker lines, Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers and Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers, serving artists of every skill level. Both watercolor marker lines offer a quality creative experience while having characteristics that set them apart from one another. Which watercolor marker line is best for you? Let’s compare them and find out!
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Watercolor Markers and watercolor painting

Watercolor Markers for Beginners: Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

You need an art material that is as versatile and unique as your art. That is why we created the Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers. New to Faber-Castell, these markers are a modern sustainable tool perfect for a large creative audience of beginners and hobby artists alike. Enjoy 60 vibrant fresh watercolors through dual nibbed markers and be amazed at what you can accomplish with just one material.
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Seascape painting

Seascape Painting Tutorial

In this painting lesson, we paint a seascape using Faber Castell’s Creative Studio Acrylic Paint. This premium quality acrylic paint comes complete with mixing palette and 12 vibrant colors perfect for beginners.
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Color pencils with plant sketch

National Plant Month - Plant Sketching Tutorial

A sketching tutorial by artist Mou Saha using Polychromos Color Pencils. Follow along as she demonstrates how she finds her inspiration from her daily life and creates a sketch of her plants.
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Happy Easter hand lettered card

Create Hand Lettered Cards for Easter

Is it possible to conjure up a beautiful wildflower meadow on a card in a few simple steps? It is! Here we show you step by step how to create your own work of art with the Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers – a colorful spring greeting at Easter!
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Watercolor landscape

Watercolor Techniques with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

What makes Goldfaber Aqua so special? The color is entirely blendable with water! Get some brushes and water and see the drawing transform into a lively and vibrant watercolor painting. This pencil will send you on a journey of discovery. This is because your curiosity will be awakened by the many different ways of combining of dry and wet techniques. You will be amazed at the possibilities this opens up for drawing and painting.
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Make Your Own Water Globes Sweet Treats

Creativity Club Craft Lesson for Kids: Make Your Own Water Globe Sweet Treats

Join Meredith as she unboxes the Creativity for Kids Make Your Own Water Globes – Sweet Treats! This kit creates 3 sweets themed water worlds using the included sculpting tools and bright modeling clay. Learn how to customize your own water globes and mix the modeling clay to create any color you'll need.
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Easter Craft Inspiration

Colorful Easter Craft Inspiration

Colorful Easter craft inspiration! Give your family and friends personally decorated paper bags, colored-in mandalas and watercolor artwork for Easter. Beginners and advanced users alike will succeed with our inspiring templates.
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Easter Bunny Coloring Page

Easter Basket Downloadable Coloring Page

An Easter coloring page that is extra egg-citing! How will you decorate your eggs?  Rec...
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Floral drawing with Goldfaber Color Pencils

Create Your Own Spring - Floral Drawing Tutorial

A "drawing from life" tutorial video by Mou Saha using Goldfaber Color Pencils. Get inspired by the spring nature around you and get drawing! I invite you to create your own spring if you live in cold climate and it’s still frozen out. 
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Try It Box with professional art supplies

Try It Box - Professional Art Supply Samples for You to Try!

Faber-Castell offers a wide range of professional art supplies, each providing a unique artistic experience. Graphite and color pencils, artist pens, and watercolors all make up our collection of art supplies of the highest quality. For a limited time, we are providing a sample of our artist favorites all in one box for you to try.
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Happy St. Patricks Day hand lettering

St. Patrick's Day Hand Lettering Tutorial

A hand lettering tutorial to channel the luck of the Irish! If you're celebrating St. Patrick's Day this tutorial is perfect to use to create your own greeting card or to create art for your home using Pitt Artist Pens and Gelatos. Enjoy!
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Goldfaber Color Pencils with coloring page

National Color Therapy Month Coloring Tip with Goldfaber Color Pencils

March is National Color Therapy Month. You can learn more about it here. In my video tutorial, I am sharing a free printable coloring page from my printable coloring book for you to color along with me if you like. Faber-Castell has coloring products for all levels of colorists - beginners, intermediate and advanced.
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Hand lettering and Pitt Artist Pens

Hand Lettering Tutorial - 100 Day Project

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here setting out on my #The100DayProject for 2022. I will focus on hand-lettering for these 100 days. While I don’t have all the details figured out yet, I know I’ll be using my Pitt Artist Pens often if not every day. I have made a complete materials list for Day 1 for you.
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Valentine's Day zine and Gelatos

Love-Zine Valentine's Day Craft for Kids

A unique Valentine's Day craft for kids. Create a fun quick Valentine Love-Zine using Gelatos and Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils with this tutorial by Mou Saha.
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Valentine coloring page with Pitt Artist Pens

Mandala Valentine's Day Coloring Page

A lovely coloring page to keep for yourself or gift to you Valentine! Love is in the air! Print this coloring page and spread the love.
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"I love you" hand lettered

Hand Lettered Homemade Valentine Cards

Design a homemade Valentine's Day card with hand lettering elements. Simply choose one of the following templates and surprise your loved one with a romantic greeting using Pitt Artist Pens.
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Graphite fawn sketch drawing

Fawn Sketch Drawing Tutorial with Graphite

In this sketch drawing tutorial, we create a drawing of a fawn using Faber Castell’s Creative Studio Graphite Sketch Pencil Set along with a variety of drawing accessories. This pencil set includes pencils 2H,HB,B,2B,4B,6B, a dust-free vinyl eraser and a sharpener.
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