Does this sound like you? Just like watercolours, you are free spirited, spontaneous and fun! Watercolours are also fast to react, but quick to calm down as they dry - maybe you feel that way as well? Just like you, watercolours flow to full effect in the right circumstances. Watercolour paints love watercolour paper. Where do you perform at your best? You both have a 'Gypsy at heart' outlook with a wide range of inspirations, interests and sense of adventure! You are calm, comfortable and self reliant if you feel safe, but others should watch out for the unexpected if you are not treated well! ---Learn more about watercolourLearn more about When you hear ‘watercolours’ you may probably think of the type that comes in a tube or pan. But watercolours come in an interesting variety of forms. You can get pan watercolours, which are convenient for smaller workspaces and easy to travel with. You can get tube watercolours - this is a very succulent and beautiful world. Also expensive! You can get watercolour pencils for a bit more control. You can get liquid qatercolour which are amazing fir backrgounds. You can get Gouache, which is an opaque warercolour. ---My favourite watercolours
Does this sound like you? Just like Jane's Magic Wands, you are direct, to the point and exacting! You prefer boundaries, but do everything with your own style. Just like colour pencils, you are probably a great traveller. You prefer to feel well organised, punctual and consistent. A sharp thinker that performs even better with a supporting cast.You can get snappy when under too much pressure, or others do not stay sharp. and careless remarks!---Learn more about colour pencils! Colour pencils are such versatile tools. Because of their ease of use, they are usually one of the first art materials that we get our mitts on as kiddos. I think many creative aspirations are ignited by that first pencil set…and quite a few are sunk as well! My mother gave me an beloved set of Faber Castell PolyChromos pencils when I was 10. They were my joy and I used my favourite colours down to stubs over and over. They are still an art supply I love to use today! ---My favourite colour pencils My most used pencils are my own ‘Magic Wands'. They are exceptionally soft, high-pigment cores a joy to use over matte acrylic paint! When I created my own coloured pencils I wanted to avoid the constant breakage other coloured pencils experience and to create my ideal palette of colours.
Does this sound like you?You're permanent, dependable and bright. You mix easily with others and are flexible once happy. You love a great foundation ( acrylic performs best on gesso). Your with your family and friends through thick and thin. You're Inventive, curious, consistent. ---Learn more about Acrylics! There is something magic about paint. It just feels so freeing to glide a brush across a surface and leave a swathe of colour in your wake. I remember reading a story from Henri Matisse as he described how he felt when cutting papers for his giant collages felt: like flying. I was standing in London’s Tate Modern, feeling my heart directly connect to this great artist because I could feel exactly what he meant. I could feel myself glowing. Painting does that to me. Acrylic paint can be matte, satin or glossy. Which do you prefer? Experiment with painting a layer of matte medium over it and test your colour pencils and pastels over it.---My favourite Acrylic Paints You’ll adore using my four lovely shade of Charismatic Acrylic Paint! The package includes bottles that features artwork by Jane Davenport on the label.
Does this sound like you? You're soft, Innocent and Romantic. You're Pure of intention. You supports others and you've done well despite a rough start in life. You love to feel protected and friends would describe you as trusting, lenient and good hearted. ---Learn more about Pastels It’s time to get your hands a little dirty with pastels. Pastels come in a wide variety of forms from chalky sticks to oily crayons! They are not built for precise, detailed work, they are all about intuitive colour, marks and play! If you are feeling stressed, or “don’t know what to draw” or where to start on a page…grab a pastel! Your hand will remember the crayons you probably played with as a kiddo. And then just start moving it around on the page. On your marks, get set, go play!Chalk or dry pastels are basically pigment with the least amount of binder of all. They are almost pure colour! It’s very tempting to use your fingers, but some pigments are toxic, so it’s best to use a rubber glove to protect your skin, or an application tool. Pastels are a bit unusual in that you need to make a sandwich when you plan to use them. They need a surface to cling to, and a fixative to make them stay put.---My Favourite Pastels My favourites are the Making Faces Palette Pastels! Add a pop of color, subtle dimension or soft sophistication to your creative projects with this huge range of 54 matte hues and 18 shimmering marbleized highlighters.Each palette of 18 comes in a custom case and includes a bonus swatch chart for easy reference!
Does this sound like you? You're fun, youthful and curious! You never lost your Childlike wonder. You work well with others but with your natural charisma, you are best on top as a leader. You ALWAYS get noticed. You're a joiner and are active and affectionate. ----Learn more about crayons If you think crayon, do your Crayola’s come to mind? Oh how I loved them as a little kiddo! The colours, the wonderful names, the beautiful smell and the adventures we had together. No doubt I caught the Rainbowitis bug opening my first pack of them. I loved arranging them in rainbow formation and cried when one would snap in half. So here we are as artists in adulthood, without a crayon to be seen…Not true! They are hiding behind fancy names, but I say if it looks like a crayon, and smells like a crayon and acts like a crayon… then it’s probably a crayon! But to create with the confidence and playful attitude of a child is a wonderful thing.“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”PABLO PICASSOCrayons have been around in various forms for thousands of years. Cavemen, Egyptians and Leonardo Da Vinci all used forms of crayons. They can be made with a base of wax or oil; feel soft and greasy or hard as a rock; they can be water resistant or watersoluble. You can seal thin layers of oil pastels with some matte medium if needs be – a very thin coat, but it’s better to leave them if possible. They will dry out over time and shouldn’t smudge if they are not applied thickly.----My favourite crayonsMy favourite crayons are my Power Pastels. Power Pastels are non-watersoluble crayons taking the best qualities from oil and wax pastels! They contain 18 colours, 1 clear crayon for blending and resist techniques and gorgeous tin!