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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|

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|

Social Media & Sharing Your Art

By Kelly Klapstein (@kellycreates) Many people don’t realize that I’ve had a blog and YouTube channel for quite a long time and started using them actively when I began designing and teaching paper crafts, like scrapbooking and card making, in the creative industry 10 years ago. [...]

2018-11-28T15:42:01+00:00September 20th, 2018|Blog|

Overcoming Obstacles

By Amanda Zito (@Blindthistle) Being an artist is a tumultuous life to begin with: dealing with self-doubt, art blocks, and everything in between. But what if all of a sudden you have to deal with more? @blindthistle wrote a beautiful blog about her recent wrist injury [...]

2018-11-28T12:03:37+00:00August 24th, 2018|Blog|

Juggling Art & Parenthood

By David Chung Being a parent and balancing your not child-related passions is incredibly difficult, especially at the beginning. Take a look at @theultrachung's advice on how to get back in the art game after you bring home your bundle of joy. Would you like to [...]

2018-11-28T15:44:30+00:00July 25th, 2018|Blog|

Getting Your Work Out in the World!

Written by Molly Egan As if creating work isn’t difficult enough, promoting it and gaining attention is a whole other animal. I’d be lying if I told you that I have it all figured out, but I have learned from successes and failures along the way. [...]

2018-11-28T14:38:44+00:00April 24th, 2018|Blog|