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Diana

Diana has been an artist for over 25 years and has training in drawing, painting, digital drawing and graphic design. Diana's latest obsession is digitally drawing with Procreate and creating t-shirt designs with Canva. Diana has experience selling her art across a number of platforms and loves helping other artists learn how to make money from their art as well.

How Many Colored Pencils Do You Need?

Quality art supplies can be expensive. That’s why it’s important to only buy what you need when you need it. This can be tricky for colored pencils that can either be purchased individually, or in huge sets that include hundreds of them. How many colored pencils do you really need? A set of 48 colored …

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Liene 4×6 Photo Printer: Good Enough for Your Pics and Art?

Note that I received a free Liene 4×6 photo printer, but that did not influence this review. This review is my true and honest opinion. As a digital artist, I’m always looking for cheap and easy ways to get my art off the screen and onto a piece of paper. That’s where printers come in. …

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How to Use Colored Pencils on Wood: What You Need to Know

Even though colored pencils are most often used with paper, they don’t have to be. In fact, colored pencils are really fun to use with a material you may not have even thought of – wood!  Colored pencils can be used on wood. It’s best to use smooth, hard wood that your colored pencils won’t …

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Colored Pencils and Electric Sharpeners: Are They Bad?

Using an electric sharpener is a fast and easy way to get your pencils to pointy perfection. Art isn’t about fast and easy though. Are we actually hurting our colored pencils by using an electric sharpener with them? You can sharpen colored pencils in an electric sharpener, but be sure to be very gentle with …

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How to Automatically Fulfill Orders with Etsy and Printful

If you’re an artist with an Etsy store, you probably want to spend more time creating art and less time processing orders. That’s where the Printful and Etsy integration comes in.  With the Etsy Printful integration, any orders you receive in your Etsy store will be automatically sent to your Printful account for fulfillment. Orders …

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The Key Difference Between Stippling and Pointillism

Stippling and pointillism are art forms that often get confused with each other, as both focus on using small dots to create your artwork. That said, stippling and pointillism are not the same thing and there is a very key difference between them. Stippling and pointillism both utilize small dots for creating art, but stippling …

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Desygner Review: Is This The Design Program You Need?

Desygner can easily get overshadowed by behemoths like Canva, which is a shame. For less than half the monthly price of Canva, Desygner offers so many amazing features that make it a key player in the online design space. Desygner is an online design program that has a lot to offer for anyone creating posters, …

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