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Tutorial: Simple Watercolor Backgrounds

Watercolor and modern calligraphy blogger Veronica Ruiz @veronicaletters provides step-by-step instructions on how to make simple, gorgeous watercolor backgrounds with markers and sandwich bags in the latest Pentalic blog. By Veronica Ruiz Materials: Watercolor Paper or Watercolor Journal Water-based markers Waterbrush Plastic food storage bag [...]

2019-03-21T09:18:37+00:00March 21st, 2019|Blog|

Artist Interview: Veronica Ruiz

Mountain hikes, Disney World, restaurants, wherever this artist goes, she will letter it! Coloradan modern calligrapher and art blogger Veronica Ruiz @veronicaletters discusses the Modern Calligraphy movement, her artistic inspirations and advice for first-time hand-letterers in her interview for the latest Pentalic blog. You started hand-lettering during your time as a Graphic [...]

2019-03-07T08:48:06+00:00March 7th, 2019|Blog|

March of Monsters 2019 Drawing Tutorials

On the dawn of the March 2019 Pentalic 365 Challenge, March of Monsters, we are offering five tutorials to help you do the “Monster Mash” in the latest Pentalic blog. By Pentalic We are excited to announce a March of Monsters theme for this month’s Pentalic 365 Challenge! To enter to win our [...]

2019-03-14T11:41:03+00:00March 1st, 2019|Blog|

Artist Interview: Sored Hall Quintero

Venezuelan hand-lettering and watercolor extraordinaire Sored Hall Quintero @prayercraftstudio discusses techniques, balancing family life and the role spirituality has played in her art in her interview for the latest Pentalic blog. What inspired you to start hand-lettering and how did you learn how to do it? [...]

2019-03-14T11:32:51+00:00February 6th, 2019|Artist Interview|

Pentalic 365 Challenge Updates

Grow with us! In the latest Pentalic blog, we discuss changes to the Pentalic 365 Challenge for 2019. By Pentalic One of the greatest achievements of social media is the ability for growing artists to share their work and support one another through positive feedback and constructive criticism. [...]

2019-01-09T08:59:53+00:00January 9th, 2019|Blog|

Ten Tips for Success in Gouache

Are you thinking about using gouache? Then this blog is for you! Featured artist James Gurney @jamesgurneyart shares 10 success strategies for painting with gouache on location in the latest Pentalic blog. By James Gurney @jamesgurneyart Gouache is a versatile and responsive medium for the on-the-spot painter. It’s fast to [...]

2019-01-09T09:02:04+00:00December 28th, 2018|Blog|

Artist Interview: James Gurney

Award-winning illustrator and painting blogger James Gurney @jamesgurney discusses drawing dinosaurs, artistic advice, “fruit salad disease”, and the peculiar ways his painting sessions have been interrupted in the newest Pentalic blog. You are very well-known for authoring and illustrating the multiple award-winning Dinotopia series, in which [...]

2018-12-26T09:18:55+00:00December 4th, 2018|Artist Interview|

Paint a Kitchen Challenge

Attention all aqua artists! Our December featured artist James Gurney is holding a water-based art contest! Draw or paint your best kitchen scene and be entered to win products from James Gurney, Pentalic and M. Graham! Follow the guidelines below to enter. Guidelines: • Paint a scene in a commercial [...]

2018-12-07T17:04:07+00:00November 30th, 2018|Blog|

How To Paint A Basic Wreath

Have you ever wondered how to paint clean and elegant wreaths? Now is your chance! In our November blog, featured artist Justine Lazo gives you step-by-step instructions on how to paint the perfect watercolor wreath, just in time for the holidays. How To: Basic Wreath Tutorial by Justine Lazo (@jusebox) [...]

2018-12-07T17:00:20+00:00November 29th, 2018|Blog|

Artist Interview: Justine Lazo

Honolulu-based graphic designer, self-taught calligrapher and watercolor artist Justine Lazo (@jusebox) shares the challenges and rewards of her multimedia artistic style, and the inspirational words she lives by as an artist. You enjoy combining digital and analog art. How do these two art forms complement each [...]

2018-12-07T17:04:20+00:00November 8th, 2018|Artist Interview|