November 2nd, 2019

Roofs of Kaluga

ARTIST: Alex Gimein, RussiaMEDIA: Fountain pen, ink, acrylic, paint markersSURFACE: Nova Series – Heavyweight – 150 gsm – Beige – Medium Grain Finish

ARTIST STATEMENT: This picture was drawn in the beautiful old Russian city of Kaluga that I visited this summer with a group of sketchers. I was always fascinated by the roof […]

August 6th, 2015

Red-tailed Hawk

Artist: Mark Fraley, United States Artist Statement: I love to play with a variety of tools and techniques. For this first page of a new hardbound 8.5 x 11 Alpha Series sketchbook, I sketched out the image of red tailed hawk, a fascinating bird my son and I love to watch here in Colorado. I […]

December 8th, 2014

Acrylic Study on Gessoed Paper

Guadalupe Diaz Hidalgo (Lupe) is a New York City portrait artist who uses Beta Series sketchbooks to create acrylic paint studies. These studies are used to plan a final rendering which will be on canvas or board. In the following, Lupe explains the process in which he primes Beta Series sheets for use with multiple […]