If you are the creative person, then there are some better feelings than to try out new art supplies. It is really fun to get the fresh tube of the acrylic paint or set of pencils, but do you know there are some tools or materials that come under this radar? They’re highly innovative and will help you out in your design, however, they generally tend to have the cult following. We have picked a few best art supplies that you have never heard about. There is something totally unconventional, and tools will help to solve the issues that you come over in the practice. Do you want to try out some new tools? Check out some top art supplies that you did not know existed.
The watercolor crayons are paint pigment that is compressed in the drawing stick, and giving you best of both the worlds. For using them, first draw on the paper like colored pencil and pastel. After that with brush, add a little water to activate this paint and blend with different colors.
Many times you will sketch your subject (trickier parts) before you pull out your paints. For this reason, it is important to have the reliable set of the graphite pencils. You do not have to go really wild; 3 or 4 are enough. Just make sure you get 2B for the general sketching or shading, 6B for creating the dark shadows and 4H for the lighter shading.
You need white eraser to rub out any mistakes, particularly if you wish to begin your sketch over. However, you want kneaded eraser. The soft and pliable blobs are shaped in many different ways so that you may erase the small details and create the subtle shading. Also, they do not leave any “crumbs” behind.
You do not need any fancy sketching paper for drawing like a professional. The inexpensive sketch pad will go fine with it.
Painting paper pads
When you have finished the sketches, you have to begin painting on the heavier paper stock. Best choice depends on a type of the paint that you are planning to use. Suppose watercolors are jam, he most convenient choice is the pre-stretched pad. Or, you will need to stretch paper yourself that involves soaking every sheet in the water and taping this to the board till it dries.