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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

New & Different Art Supplies, Flower Garden Using Markers, Karen Nason

I'm a very new artist, so I don't really have a medium yet. I usually do use watercolors and ink pens. I recently learned some new techniques using markers so that is a new challenge for me. I have never really liked markers, but if you have the right kind of markers, it can make all the difference in the world.

I recently took an online class and this is the class project for it.


I didn't really like some of the markers I used so I tried again in watercolor and then again using prismacolor markers.


I liked the prismacolor markers a lot more. Of course the box of markers I have from prismacolor has a good selection. Having good shades to choose from is the key I think. I learned a lot and have been continuing to use markers.


These are flowers that I like drawing and I tried out the marker techniques I learned. I find my self really loving the look and want to keep using markers.
This was a great challenge, I'm excited to see the different mediums or tools you all decide to try.



5 comments:

  1. Hi Karen and Welcome to the blog. Good to have another new contributor here. Love your Marker drawings, I've heard of Prismacolor markers but never tried them myself....perhaps now I will look out for some. Sounds like you have found a medium you enjoy working in, so keep up the good work and look forward to seeing more here :-)

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  2. Welcome Karen! I like your flowers and your critique of the different markers. You might try Faber-Castell PITT artist pen Markers too, great colors and very wet! I also like my new Winsor & Newton Watercolor markers! Tom Bows also work well with water and can be bought singularly or in sets. I look forward to watching your art bloom here.

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  3. How great that you are exploring new mediums. Good for you! Nice!!

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  4. Thanks for all the encouraging energy! I look forward to trying some of those markers mentioned and seeing what y'all share here.

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