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  • Pencil Leads Explained

    Pencil Leads Explained (Which is Best for Watercolor)

    Pencil leads are defined by a combination of numbers and/or letters e.g. 2H, 6B, B or just regular HB. Then there are the thickness of leads, not to mention wooden or mechanical pencils. There’s a lot to talk about, and it’s all in this article. I’ll also go over the right pencils and leads that…

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  • Best Black Ink for Watercolor Painting

    Best Black Ink for Watercolor Painting

    I once took an hour to sketch a landscape in black ink, and when I added watercolors, to my surprise and horror, the dried black ink reactivated and ruined the entire painting. You don’t have to make this mistake because I’m going to show you which black ink to use for watercolor painting. The best…

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  • Do Watercolor Paints Expire

    Do Watercolor Paints Expire or Go Bad?

    I have an expensive habit of buying lots of different paint palettes (are you the same?), and sometimes I won’t use one palette for a long long time. So I’m now in a position to answer the question: do watercolor paints expire if you leave them for months or even years? The short answer is…

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