Art books that I like

Along my journey of painting and drawing, I’ve found several books that I truly like. In the beginning I would love all kinds of art books in bookstore. I would spend hours in Barn’s Noble to look through each book in art corner. After sometime I start to select the one I need. For example, […]

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Jack Richeson Linseed Studio Soap review

This is my favorite brush cleaner so far. Jack Richeson Linseed Studio Soap Before I find this product, I’ve tried classic Master brush cleaner, the regular soap and mineral spirit. I don’t like the smell of mineral spirit. even with the odorless mineral spirit, I don’t want to deal with the waste liquid afterwards. Because […]

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VEIKK VK2200 drawing pen display review

For the record, I’ve tried variety drawing tables/pen display since last year. As I was not happy with Huion’s product at the end (please check out my blog for details), I started trying other brands. And this year VEIKK has a new tablet which is bigger screen than previous VK1560. VEIKK VK2200 drawing pen display. […]

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Summary of some YouTube art channels

I have been watching a lot YouTube art videos when I decided to become an artist myself. I know that sounds “instant” but during the days that I can only lay down on my bed all day due to physical issue, smartphone and YouTube was all I got. Well I have to admit that there […]

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Summary for sprays that I’ve used

Here I would like to list several art sprays that I’ve used as a reference. Products: SpectraFix Spray Fixative Krylon Satin Finish Spray Fixative Krylon Workable Matte Fixatif Krylon Gallery Series Conservation Varnish Krylon Gallery Series Quick Dry for Oil Paintings Krylon Gallery Series Fine Art Fixatif Krylon Gallery Series UV Archival Varnish Krylon Gallery […]

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My experience with Huion

At the end of last year, 2018, I wanted to upgrade my pen display. I used to have a Huion GT-220 v2. I saw they had this battery-free stylus pen on newer version so I decided to give it try. So I purchased Huion GT-191 v2. I had review for this product on my blog. […]

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Huion GT-192 pro pen display review

Update on 1/22/2019 I just got email back from Huion customer service, and guess what they say? ” Regarding the flickering issue when using the battery-free stylus, kindly note that we have forwarded it to our tech team. And they said it may happen on some large size of drawing monitor.Please accept our sincerely apology […]

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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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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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