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Fall Scene Watercolor Tutorial

Fall Scene Watercolor Tutorial

Capture the beauty of fall with this watercolor tutorial using Watercolors in Pans. Colorful leaves, ripe berries, pumpkins, mushrooms, acorns and homes cozying up to lit fireplaces all set the scene for a creatively inspiring fall day.
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Watercolor turkey Thanksgiving place setting

Thanksgiving Place Setting Watercolor Tutorial

Thanksgiving place settings don't always have to be simple cards. This watercolor turkey tutorial is a great way to get extra creative this Thanksgiving. Create a Thanksgiving turkey place setting with a touch of humor using Watercolor Pans.
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Modern Watercolor Fall Leaves

Modern Watercolor Fall Leaves

In this lesson, we create a modern, graphic image of autumn leaves with Faber Castell’s Watercolor Pan set. This premium quality watercolor paint set comes complete with 48 highly pigmented colors along with a water brush and detachable palette for mixing colors, perfect for studio or traveling.
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Watercolor sunflower with Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

Watercolor Sunflowers with Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers

This watercolor sunflower tutorial has us falling in love with its vibrant colors. Create beautiful watercolor sunflowers using Goldfaber Aqua Dual Markers. Artist Mou Saha will take you step by step!
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Watercolor pumpkin

Pumpkin Patch Watercolor Tutorial

A watercolor tutorial by artist Mou Saha to create your own pumpkin patch. Use our Watercolor Pans to create a vibrant scene of pumpkins, crows, and flowers.
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Sketching in a book with Pitt Artist Pens

Inktober Challenge: Eagle Sketching Tutorial

A sketching tutorial for the 2022 Inktober drawing challenge using Pitt Artist Pens. Follow as artist Mou Saha demonstrates how to sketch various styles of eagles and a wood carved eagle totem pole.
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Faber-Castell USA Welcomes New CEO Scott Flynn

Faber-Castell USA Welcomes New CEO Scott Flynn

Cleveland, OH –Faber-Castell USA today announced the appointment of Scott Flynn as Managing Director/CEO, succeeding newly retired Jamie Gallagher.

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Canadian Goldenrod sketch with Polychromos color pencils

Drawing Canadian Goldenrod Flowers with Polychromos Color Pencils

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here to share a life drawing tutorial using Polychromos Color Pencils in my series of sketching plants. Today, we will be sketching Canadian Goldenrod Flowers.
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Acrylic painting of dunes

Sandy Dune Acrylic Painting Tutorial

In this acrylic painting tutorial, we learn how to create a dunes seascape using Faber Castell’s Acrylic Colors. This premium quality acrylic paint comes complete with mixing palette and 12 vibrant colors perfect for beginners.
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Watercolor flowers

Watercolor Flower Illustration

In this lesson plan, we create a watercolor illustration of colorful flowers using Faber Castell's 24 tube Watercolor paint set. This beautiful paint set also includes a paint mixing tray and a medium size soft round brush.
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Plan sketch with Polychromos Color Pencils

Drawing a Monstera Plant with Polychromos Color Pencils

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here to share a life drawing tutorial using Polychromos Color Pencils in my series of sketching houseplants.
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A plant with Polychromos Color Pencils

Drawing a Succulent with Polychromos Color Pencils

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here to share her latest sketching tutorial from her "Drawing from Life" series using Polychromos Color Pencils. For this tutorial, we are sketching a sedum nussbaumerianum (succulent) plant.
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A plant sketch with Polychromos Color Pencils

Drawing Pothos with Polychromos Color Pencils

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here to share her latest sketching tutorial from her "Drawing from Life" series using Polychromos Color Pencils. For this tutorial, we are sketching a pothos plant.
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Mint plant sketch with Polychromos Color Pencils

Drawing Mint with Polychromos Color Pencils

Hi everyone, Mou Saha here to share her latest sketching tutorial from her "Drawing from Life" series using Polychromos Color Pencils. For this tutorial, we are sketching a mint plant.
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Morning Glory sketch

Drawing Morning Glory with Polychromos Color Pencils

Enjoy another sketching tutorial from artist Mou Saha's "Drawing from Life" series. Follow along as she finds inspiration from her everyday life. Today, we are sketching a Morning Glory plant with Polychromos Color Pencils.
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5 Summer Camp Crafts for Kids

5 Summer Camp Crafts for Kids

We are joining in on the summer camp fun with a week’s worth of summer camp-inspired crafts for you to enjoy in your own home. Skip spending your time gathering all your craft supplies, these craft kits include everything you need to get crafting.
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Pitt Artist Pen with fude nib

What is a Fude Nib? Meet the Pitt Artist Pen's Newest Nibs

The Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pen collection is known for its versatility and wide variety of nibs, making it a go-to for artists and crafters of all interests. Taking the versatility of the popular artist pens a step further, Pitt Artist Pens are now available in two new nib sizes: fude medium and fude hard.
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Statue of Liberty drawing

Statue of Liberty Celebration Art Lesson for Kids

A Fourth of July art lesson for kids celebrating Lady Liberty! In this art lesson, kids will learn the history behind the Statue of Liberty and fun facts about the iconic structure while creating their very own statue using Faber-Castell pastels and paint.
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Comparing ink

Comparing Ink: Pigment-Based Ink vs. Dye-Based Ink

You have the creative ideas, you have the skill, but do you know what your art medium is made of? Inside your favorite markers and pens is quality ink specifically chosen for that medium. Dye-based ink and pigment-based ink are the most common types of ink to create with. Learn the difference between the two and determine which ink is the best fit for your art.
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Happy Father's Day card

Watercolor DIY Father's Day Card for the Coolest Dad

Is your Dad the COOLEST? Here's a DIY Father's Day card to show him just how cool he is. This craft is an easy but creative way to give a personal thank you to your Dad or that special someone in your life using Connector Paint and markers.
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