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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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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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Watercolor butterfly art in yellow flowers

Watercolor Butterfly Art Tutorial

A watercolor art tutorial for backyard nature finds! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a butterfly watercolor pencil tutorial using Pitt Artist Pen® and Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils.
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Watercolor mushroom with mushrooms

Watercolor Mushroom Art Tutorial

A watercolor art tutorial inspired by nature! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a mushroom drawing tutorial using a Pitt Artist Pen® and Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils. I have made a complete materials list for you.
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Thread sketch with thread

Daily Life Sketches with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolors and Color Pencils

Sketch daily life objects around you with our Goldfaber collection! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a daily sketch tutorial using Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor pencils and Goldfaber Color pencils.
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Happy Moms Day watercolor art

Mother's Day Art Tutorial with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Mother's Day watercolor art to show your mom some love! Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a Mother’s Day art tutorial using Creative Studio Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils.
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Watercolor Hydrangea with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils

Watercolor Hydrangea Lesson Plan

A Flowering Lesson Plan using Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils. In this lesson plan, we combine the unique qualities of three mediums: Connector Paints, Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils, and Faber-Castell Graphite Pencils. These mediums combined, work together producing an inspiring result and are so very enjoyable to use.
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DIY Christmas Card, Car, and Christmas Tree

Noel! DIY Christmas Card with Watercolors

My little girl and I started playing a little holiday game of our own this year - whenever we are out and about, we count the cars driving home with Christmas trees on the roof. We have several Christmas tree farms around here which means people come from far and wide and even from New York City to get their trees. I decided to draw one such car and let me show you how I did it.
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Watercolor Halloween Candle Art with Candy Corn

Halloween Greeting with Watercolor Art

Create spooky Halloween watercolor art to use as a greeting card this season! All you need is Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils, Pitt Artist Pens, and an eye for some spooky art.
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Fall Watercolor Sketch with Pumpkins

Fall Watercolor Sketch Art with Goldfaber Aqua and Pitt Artist Pen®

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here with a sketch journal page using Creative Studio Goldfaber Watercolor Pencils and a Pitt Artist Pen®. My part of New Jersey is particularly beautiful in autumn where every turn of the road opens up a new colorful vista. There are farms, orchards, parks where I can go and draw peacefully.  Here is a page from my sketch journal.
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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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Inspired by Nature: Goldfaber Wood Pecker

Inspired by Nature: Goldfaber Wood Pecker

In this lesson plan, we combine the unique qualities of three types of pencils: Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencils, Goldfaber Color Pencils, and Faber-Castell Graphite Pencils. These pencils combined, produce an impressive effect, and offer an ease of use that makes them fun, and mastered with a little practice. Inspired by the sight of the Woodpecker, I thought about what a good pencil drawing a bird could make.
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Pinecone with Pitt Artist Pen

Sketchbook on the go with Goldfaber Aqua Watercolor Pencil Roll

Hi everyone, Mou here! How do you stay creative during summer break? This question particularly applies to all who get extra busy during summer as the kids stay home. I am one of you, so staying creative during summer can sometimes be a slight challenge. I try to be creative daily and sometimes that means I am sketching on the go, making use of small pockets of time. I find that creating on the go is easier with the appropriate tools and here are some of my favorites:
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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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