Summary of some reference photo websites

As we need all kinds of reference photo today, there are so many of websites that provide what so called royalty free photos. Here I want to make a short summary of websites that I’ve tried. I can’t say which one is good or which one is bad. Only if you may find the one […]

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Goodbye 2018~Welcome 2019~

As always, time flies. Actually I feel I am pushed by all retail stores. They always put on seasonal stuff couple of months earlier. For example, now you can find all Valentine’s day gifts in there. As they rush through the year, I always feel that might be I could have done more. But something […]

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Differences between Tiger, Jaguar, Leopard and Cheetah

This is a very interesting topic. When I paint these spotted big cats I’ve always asking myself what exactly am I painting? Then I ask Google.  OK, Google, tell me the differences between big cats. ヽ( ̄▽ ̄)ノ Tiger Tigers are huge, powerful animals that live only in Asia. They are very close to lion. Sometimes their skull […]

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Some of my white drawing pens/pencils review

Finding a good white pen/pencil can feel like treasure hunt. It never ends and you are always on the way. Here I want to sum up some white pens/pencils that I’ve tried. Hope this may help you finding your best white pen/pencil.  Items list: Uni-Ball Signo Broad Point white Gel Pen Derwent Drawing Chinese Pencil, […]

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DIY canvas panel with wood

While I am looking for a good canvas panel for my painting, I am also considering to make the panel by myself. In 2016 I did a lot wood working, such as my guest room queen size bed, living room end table, corner shelf, my cube bookshelf and so on. Thus I’m familiar with those […]

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Some of my canvas panels review

I love to use canvas panel. They are sturdy and provide strong support for my brushes. I am always looking for the best canvas panel that suits my needs and budget. Here are some of canvas panels that I tried through the year. Blick Premier Belgian Linen Archival Panels Senso Clear Primed Linen Multi-Media Panels […]

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DIY Painting palette

I watched this video of Andrew Tischler on Youtube about studio palette. I think this was brilliant and I keep thinking how can I make a similar one. While I don’t need that big since I have a really tight space. But I do like the glass surface and it can stand by itself.  So I […]

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VEIKK VK1560 pen display review

Another product from VEIKK, actually, VK1560 is the only pen display they have for now. And it is awesome! I wasn’t sure about this product at the beginning. However, I was totally blown out by this product when I open the box. It is so sleek and slim. The hot key button and stylus pen […]

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DIY Wood painting drying rack

As my painting panels build up I need something to hold everything while save some space. But when I search online I was shocked that all decent painting/drying rack cost like $150+, some of them even up to $500. So I start to think about DIY project. I only had a rough idea when I […]

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VEIKK A50 Graphic drawing pen tablet reviwe

At first when this company contacted me I though it was scam. Then I did my little homework and make sure they are truly one company that make drawing tablets and pen display. VEIKK, like Huion, they said their HQ is located at Shenzhen, China. And according to their customer service representative, their boss is […]

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