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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 corn on the cob

Albrecht Durer Watercolor Pencil Tips and Techniques

Albrecht Durer Watercolor pencils are a versatile medium, offering an aesthetic unparalleled by others; a combination of the trusted dependability and control of high quality colored pencils, along with the exciting creativity of watercolors. Embracing the playful behavior of these pencils with their ability to create unexpected artistic marks and effects, is what results in truly unique and beautiful artwork.
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Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolor Tutorial

Love Out Loud - Hand Lettering & Watercolor Tutorial

Hand Lettering Watercolor Tutorial featuring Albrecht Dürer Magnus Watercolor Pencils. Learn in 4 easy steps how to create gorgeous hand lettering and watercolor artwork. Perfect for beginner watercolor artists and for beginner lettering.
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DIY Valentine's Day Gift Tags

DIY Valentine's Day Gift Tags

A Valentine's Day craft for your special valentine with Pitt Artist Pens and Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers.
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Watercolor Christmas Tree with Pitt Artist Pens, Metallic Markers, and Watercolor Markers

Watercolor Christmas Tree Card

Today we are making watercolor Christmas tree cards. I don’t always make my own Christmas cards (because that would be a ton of work haha) but I do enjoy making a few for family and friends! The Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers help to make a beautiful blend of colors.
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Watercolor Fall Wreath and Pitt Artist Pens

Fall Watercolor Wreath with Pitt Artist Pens and Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Pencils

I love that feeling when fall finally hits! There are so many ways you can create a fun wreath to add to any project you might be working on. 
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Recipe Doodles with Spoon and Herbs

Recipe Doodles with Faber-Castell Mixed Media

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a doodled recipe page using Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers, Pitt Artist Pen and Polychromos Color Pencils. Around fall, we have some neighborhood potlucks and my favorite dish to cook is a simple chicken curry.  So I created a recipe card to celebrate my cooking and coming together with friends!  
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Autumn Hand Lettering with Watercolor Flower Wreath

Floral Wreath using Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens®

Something I absolutely love to create around the holidays is wreaths. Especially floral wreaths. As intricate as they might look at first glance, they don’t have to be difficult and can actually be easy and fun to do. This wreath is easily created with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils and Pitt Artist Pens® for details. 
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Mixed Media Changing of the Seasons

Mixed Media Changing of the Seasons

Who loves fall? I absolutely LOVE sweater weather! Here is a fun changing of the seasons piece I did using the Faber-Castell's Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Pencils, Pitt Artist Pens®, and some watercolor paper!
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Watercolor Bird Art

Bird Postcard with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Markers

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with an Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Marker tutorial. Between Spring and Fall, my part of the world wakes up to the songs of many different birds. One of my favorites of these birds is the Eastern Bluebird and its cheerful chirp. In today’s tutorial, I am creating a postcard of an Eastern Bluebird using Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers.
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Watercolor Sea Shell Art

Sketching on-the-go with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Markers and Goldfaber™ Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with an on-the-go sketch inspiration using Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers and Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor PencilsRecently, I traveled to California for an event. The Ritz-Carlton hotel at Dana Point had staircases leading straight down to the beach. Sometimes early in the morning or later in the afternoon, I climbed the stairs and sat on the sand and sketched things I found on the beach. 
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Introducing Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers

Introducing Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers

The name Albrecht Dürer has represented professional watercolor art materials at Faber-Castell since 1980, and our latest release is no exception. The newly released Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers bring a new concept of creating while holding the same professional level quality of their predecessors.
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Rainbow Watercolor with Hand Lettering

Be a Rainbow - Watercolor Pencil Rainbow Blending

I love experimenting with watercolor pencils! There are so many ways you can use them! For this project, I used the Faber-Castell Mixed Media tin and finished with some hand lettering with Pitt Artist Pens. 
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Feather Bookmark with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Markers

Feather Bookmark with Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor Markers

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with an Albrecht Dürer® Watercolor marker tutorial. I once found a feather in a book I bought at a thrift shop. I figured that the previous owner of the book might have used the feather as a bookmark.
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Letter Blending with Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers

Letter Blending with Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers

Anybody else love watching watercolors bleed together? Not actual blending, but those bleeds where you just leave them alone and let them do their own thing? I could watch paint bleed all day long. These new Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers make it super easy to bleed and blend. 
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First Day of 2nd Grade

First Day of School Sign with Albrecht Dürer Watercolor Markers

As that first day of school keeps getting closer and closer I keep asking myself if I am ready? I teach 2nd grade so I made this cute and easy “First Day of School” sign for my students to take a picture with! I used the Albrecht Durer Watercolor Markers.
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Watercolor Castle

The History of Albrecht Dürer

As a German company with a global expansion standing over 200 years, history is ingrained in the physical and metaphorical structure of Faber-Castell. Established in the aftermath of the Renaissance period, our past, present, and future are strongly influenced by cultural and artistic movements of the 18th century. No matter the era, our products hold a standard of the highest quality, influencing why our professional-grade watercolor products are named after Albrecht Dürer; artist and Renaissance pioneer.
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Albrecht Durer and Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Watercolor Pencil Comparison: Albrecht Dürer vs. Goldfaber Aqua

Faber-Castell offers Albrecht Durer Artists’ watercolor pencils and Goldfaber Aqua watercolor pencils. Both watercolor lines are created to capture your creative visions but have a few differences in their design and delivery. Regardless if you create your art on a hobby or professional level, watercolor pencils are an excellent tool to express your artwork in a unique way and bring your colors to life!
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