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...

How to Stretch Watercolor Paper

If you've ever painted on paper, you've likely experienced it warping or buckling during the drying process. Hilary will show you how to eliminate this problem by stretching your paper before you paint. It is much easier than you think. All the materials in this video can be purchases at Blick Art ...

Tips for Mixed Media Art

Hilary shares several tips on working in mixed media. By following these simple rules, your work will remain stable and long lasting.

Selecting Art Paper

It's important to know that the paper you choose can have a major influence on your artwork. Hilary explains various paper terminology and how these can affect the outcome of your work. For more information on drawing, pastel, watercolor, marker and a variety of other art paper, please follow this l...

Blick Acrylic Paint Lines

Since there are many different levels of artists, each with their own needs, Blick has created three different lines of acrylic paint to choose from - all of which provide both quality and value. See Blick's Artist Acrylic, Studio Acrylic and Blickrylic in action to help you decide which is the righ...

How to Create a Project List on Art Room Aid

Art Room Aid is an online community connecting art project leaders and art advocates. With Art Room Aid you can request the art supplies you need for your classroom, daycare, after school program, community center or other group. Your list will be seen by thousands of people who can then send a gift...

How to Give a Gift Through Art Room Aid

Do you care about art education and want to make a difference? It takes just a minute to become an art education advocate through Art Room Aid. Your gift to a classroom, community center, daycare, after school program or other group using art materials will help make the wish for an project a realit...

Crescent RagMat Mat Board

Protect your fine works of art so they will last a lifetime. Crescent RagMat Mat Board core and backing are made from 100% cotton which is naturally acid and lignin free. The surface papers are made with quality pigments that are rigorously tested to ensure they are lightfast and colorfast. These bo...

Crescent Mat Boards

Crescent mat board comes in hundreds of colors but besides color, how do you choose which board best fits your needs? Connie presents Crescent's Decorative line, Select line and RagMat line and explains the benefits of each to help you make the right decision for your artwork. All of these matting a...