Blick Studio Drawing Pads

Blick Studio Drawing Pads come in a variety of sizes and contain heavyweight sheets that are excellent for creating finished works of art in pencil, charcoal, crayon, pen, or even light ink washes. The velvety surface provides enough texture to grab onto dry media but smooth enough for fine detail...

Blick Studio Bristol Pads

Blick Studio Bristol combines the attributes of a fine art paper with the stability of a board giving artists an excellent drawing surface. Our acid-free Bristol pads offer artists two great working surfaces; Smooth and Vellum. The vellum surface has a texture that is optimal for all types of pe...

Blick Studio Art Pads

Blick has developed a range of Studio Pads providing artists with exceptional performance at an extraordinary value. All of our Blick papers have been specially selected to give artists the same working properties as some of the finest art papers around. Our Drawing, Sketch, Bristol, Watercolor an...

Masterpiece Canvas Factory Tour

Get a glimpse into the Masterpiece Canvas factory to see how they've been making high quality canvas for fine artists since 1965. You can find a great assortment of Masterpiece pre-stretched canvas and stretcher bars by following this link to Blick Art Materials http://www.dickblick.com/brands/...

Artists' Bristle Brushes

Bristle hair brushes are by far the most popular choice for oil and acrylic painters. Rick explains all the reasons why artists prefer bristle hair for viscous paint applications in this video. For a wide assortment of bristle brushes and more information, follow this link to the Bristle Brush page ...

Grafix Factory Tour

Take a look inside the fascinating world of plastic films and see why these Grafix products are used by so many artists and crafters. The applications are endless with these unique substrates. The products in this video are available at Blick Art Materials... just follow this link http://www.dickbli...

Smart-Fab Art and Decorating Fabric

Smart-Fab is a smart alternative to paper, cloth and felt - a perfect material for the classroom. It's an innovative non-woven fabric that's easy to cut, fold, glue, staple, and sew (by hand or machine). It feels and acts like fabric, but you can also draw or paint on it! Smart Fab is available i...

Liquitex Acrylic Paint

Liquitex acrylic colors come in three distinct viscosities; Soft Body, Heavy Body and Ink. Each contain high levels of pigment for intense color and great coverage. Whatever your creative endeavor or application, there is a Liquitex Acrylic paint that will meet your needs. See these paints in action...

Escoda Artists' Brushes

http://www.dickblick.com/brands/escoda/ The Escoda family has been making some of the finest artists' brushes since 1933. Take a tour of the Escoda factory in Sabadell, Spain and see how these world renown brushes are made - by hand! For more information or to purchase Escoda brushes, follow this l...

Cretacolor Watersoluble Pencils and Pastels

Cretacolor has an impressive line of watersoluble products including briques, pencils, crayons and pastels. All of these products perform wonderfully as drawing tools - but become fluid and even more brilliant when you add water. This video defines the various attributes of Cretacolor's Aqua Briques...

How to Measure and Cut a Mat

This "do-it-yourself" video explains all the steps of cutting a professional looking mat for your artwork. We begin by showing you a simple formula for measuring a window opening for perfectly even sides - and the best practices for getting clean edges when cutting your matboard. All the supplies ne...

Martha Stewart Standard Paper Trimmer

Achieve a straight edge every time with this easy-to-use paper trimmer that includes both scoring and cutting blades. The Martha Stewart Paper Trimmer allows for cutting and scoring in both directions, so it's great for both left-handed and right-handed crafters. To purchase this or other Marth...

Martha Stewart Scoring Board Kit

Score flawless, crisp lines in seconds on invitations, envelopes, gift boxes, and other items with this handy tool from Martha Stewart Crafts. For more information or to purchase this or other Martha Stewart Crafts, follow this link to the Blick web page: http://www.dickblick.com/products/martha-st...

Kolo Hudson 1-UP Photo Album

With a depth of less than 9", the Hudson fits nicely on just about any shelf. It's the perfect way to quickly, yet elegantly, organize your photos. The covers are made of archival book cloth to coordinate with the rest of Kolo collection and look beautiful in your home. The pocket window in th...

Martha Stewart Simple Circle Cutter

Cut perfect circles for your craft projects with this handy circle cutter from Martha Stewart Crafts. Guide marks printed on the transparent disc help with plotting different sizes of circles in 1/16" (1.6 mm) increments, from 1" (25 mm) to 5-7/8" (149 mm) in diameter. The double-sided blade allo...

Martha Stewart Paper Punch

Unlike traditional paper punches, it's easy to punch decorative designs anywhere on the page — even the center — with this handy tool from Martha Stewart Crafts. The Punch All Over the Page Punch features two powerful magnetic alignment plates that hold your paper securely in place. Simply position...

Drawing with Thread - Lesson Plan

"Drawing with Thread" is an interpretation of work by Wassily Kandinski in 1913. Kandinski is called the first totally abstract artist. Free flowing water color and line suggests but does not define images. To find this lesson plan PDF and materials list, click on this link http://www.dickblick.com/...

Derwent Block Grippers

Derwent blocks are great to work with, though you may find that your fingers can pick up the graphite or colored pigment. And no one wants accidental smudges on their artwork. The solution is Derwent Block Grippers! The Grippers are a soft rubber that slide onto the block which makes for comfortable...

Montana Gold - spray can preparation

www.dickblick.com/. Because Montana Gold spray paint has a high concentration of pigment, it is important to shake the can well before painting. Watch this video for tips on preparing your spray can for optimal performance. For more information or to purchase Montana spray paint, follow this link to...

Caran d' Ache Supracolor Soft Watercolor Pencils

http://www.dickblick.com/products/caran-dache-supracolor-soft-aquarelle-pencils/. Supracolor Soft Aquarelle Pencils are like having two art mediums in one! The soft core provides the option for smooth rich laydown of color and precise line drawings; or, add a wet brush and the color becomes liquid a...

Caran d' Ache Pablo Colored Pencils

http://www.dickblick.com/products/caran-dache-pablo-colored-pencils/. Soft and water-resistant, Pablo pencils offer superb lightfastness and bright, clean colors. These professional quality colored pencils have soft and highly pigmented cores, so they will cover surfaces completely. In addition to p...

Caran d' Ache Neocolor II Artists' Crayons

http://www.dickblick.com/products/caran-dache-neocolor-ii-artists-crayons/. Neocolor II is a water soluble artist crayon made from high quality, lightfast pigments. They are softer than colored pencils and denser than wax crayons. When used on their own, Neocolor II Crayons are smooth drawing instru...

Caran d' Ache Luminance Colored Pencils

http://www.dickblick.com/products/caran-dache-luminance-colored-pencils/. Luminance colored pencils were developed by Caran d'Ache at the request of the Colored Pencil Society of America. Every shade has been formulated using finely ground pigments chosen for their purity, intensity and resistance t...

Caran d'Ache Neopastels

http://www.dickblick.com/products/caran-dache-neopastels/. Neopastels are a professional quality oil pastel with excellent smoothness and blendability. They're made from permanent, lightfast pigments that are bright and vibrant, even on dark backgrounds. These dustless, opaque pastels glide easily o...

Tips on Framing Your Artwork

Framing does more than just enhance the look of your artwork; if done properly, it protects it from damaging elements. Hilary explains some of the key materials and provides tips on how to frame your original works of art so they will last a lifetime. Information on all the products in this video ca...