Art gifts under US $20

Amazon gift items under US $20

Looking for gift items for your art friends? Here are some of my favorite art goodies.  And they’re not too expensive, all under US$ 20.  (at the time of this posting)   These little tools work great to make very fine lines using ink, liquid watercolor, or even masking fluid.  Some masking fluid may be…


My thoughts on brushes

Paper quality is the most important ingredient in watercolor painting… then paint… and lastly brushes.   That’s not to say brushes aren’t important.  They are. Brushes.  It can be overwhelming deciding which to buy.   Natural hair, synthetic, mixed?  Brush shape:  round, rigger, sword, flat, angled flat, filbert, oval wash, quill, mop, hake?   Characteristics of watercolor…