As part of our BLICK Art Partners program, these artists, creators, and makers are known to live artfully and #CreatewithBLICK! We’re proud to feature these working artists and their unmatched creativity and talent with their videos highlights and featured projects. Check them out!
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Chicago-based visual artist Sarah Kaiser-Amaral pushes the boundaries of drawing and painting in her work. As a teacher, she’s able to inspire her students and explain techniques in easy-to-digest steps.
Simplicity and seasonality are the backbone of colored pencil artist Jennifer Morrison’s work. Watch as she creates gorgeous botanical drawings while stretching the limits of her medium to mimic painting and photorealism.
Figurative acrylic artist Rachel Christopoulos favors bright, unconventional colors when creating portraits on canvas. Watch as she uses vibrant palettes to bring about festive images and diverse skin tones.
As an acclaimed reportage artist and muralist, Jedidiah Dore is constantly inspired by the world around him. Join him on site as he captures vibrant summer scenes in Astoria, Queens and creates a moving tribute to the artist’s sketchbook as part of a mural project at a Blick store in Manhattan.
Joy Ting Charde
Meet mixed media artist Joy Ting Charde. Known for her loose, colorful botanical paintings, learn why Joy describes watercolors as a magical medium. Learn to experiment and let colors flow, plus get tips for mixing watercolors with colored pencils and other media.
Meet artist, bestselling author, and Sketchbook Skool founder Danny Gregory. Discover why he believes that sketchbook art is its own unique discipline and how anyone, regardless of skill level, can use it to reach their creative potential.
What is the role of the artist in society? Discover how award-winning painter, educator, and art historian Zhenya uses her dramatic, larger-than-life portraits to reveal the essential humanity of her subject—and the viewer. See why Rembrandt Artists’ Oils are her go-to oil paints.
Create vibrant, wearable clay art with award-winning ceramicist Tiffany Thomas! Get inspired as Tiffany shows how she combines Blick clay with Blick Essentials Gloss Glaze for her whimsical, one-of-a-kind designs.
Explore the mood-enhancing power of color with award-winning artist Liz Tran! Check out how she uses an array of vibrant media to create symmetrical paintings, colorful collages, and out-of-this-world installations.
Give your portraits the finishing touches that will bring them to life with master oil painter Frank Ordaz! Discover how Frank uses Utrecht Artists’ Oil Paints to add the subtle yet dynamic details that will set your paintings apart.
Get swept up in nature and find inspiration all around you. Explore these amazing abstract botanical watercolors with the Mint Gardener (a.k.a. Sarah Simon) and learn about her mixed media process using Sakura products.
What makes Utrecht paints so special? Find out with resident artist and brand manager for Utrecht Art Supplies, Joe Gyurcsak. Learn tricks and tips for testing the properties of your paints while learning why Joe uses Utrecht in his own work to capture life’s vivid, fleeting moments.
As an award-winning painter and teacher, Susan’s impressionistic portrait paintings capture life’s many moments, characters, and scenes in full color. Learn why Sennelier pastels continue to be her favorite go-to art supply.
Meet the professional fabricator, artist, and developer behind HD-Foam and create your own costumes, props, and sculptures. Known for his detailed builds, Steve is uniquely inspired by the fascinating worlds of video games and pop culture.
Get back to basics with Mia and see how her large-scale pieces take flight. Using Utrecht Studio Series oil paints, Mia shares her techniques and favorite products for achieving crisp, vibrant work in a larger format.
Find inspiration in the great outdoors with landscape artist Troy Kilgore. Learn how Troy makes the most of his palette, digital camera, and objects around the home to create vivid, impressionistic still lifes and landscapes using Utrecht Artists’ Oils.
How do we relate to the medium of paint? Check out how Chrissy’s acrylic work visually translates her ideas about perception, pattern, and the balance between chaos and control.
Explore color & creativity through visually vibrant acrylic paint, gloss gel, and resin. Check out Josie’s wide world of imaginative work and learn more about her process and techniques of making rainbow hues come to life.
As a comic book and sketch artist, see how Joel applies natural elements to his ambient sketches. Sharing his techniques for quality storytelling, his fine art pen work adds depth to his scenic backgrounds using Sakura products.
Master fundamental painting techniques with award-winning acrylic painter Jed Dorsey! Learn how Jed uses Utrecht Acrylics to illuminate and enrich his landscapes with light and rich, nuanced colors.