Favorite Art Products
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Paper & Surfaces
Favorite for everyday practice. Great to use as a travel journal. The paper quality makes it a good choice for using wet media (watercolors, markers, ink, etc.) in your daily art. (great selection of sizes)
High end archival sketchbook for serious art journaling
Great for practice or student work (doesn’t stand up as well over time); also good for color swatching different media
These are generally made for pastels and charcoal but can also work well for mixed media where water isn’t used. Both Canson Mi-Teintes and Fabriano Tiziano work well but their color selections and dimensions are different.
Paints, Pens, & Pencils, etc.
WatercolorsWhen it comes to watercolors, I am quite partial to tubes as I like to create my own palette from a variety of brands. I also prefer the texture of the pigments on paper. On occasion I will give pans a try but I always tend to go back to tubes.
My absolute favorite. They are a bit pricey, so I recommend trying out the
Other Professional Grade Favorites
Student Grade Watercolors are always a great option if you’re on a bit of a budget and mix just fine with higher end watercolors.
Royal & Langnickel Watercolor Paint Set (Love these!)