If you have decided to set up an art workplace in your house and you think that you should stop there because you are good to go once you established a solid working place, then you are mistaken. Not only you must prioritize the working place, but also the essential art tool you should have so as to experience freedom and to be able to bring color to your work.
When it comes to choosing and purchasing art tools, most of us then to be impulsive buyer. Meaning, we do not really think first if it is really what we should buy and we end up blaming ourselves why we bought that product. With that, a lot of people learned from it and read product reviews on the internet before buying. One of the many popular product reviews site is the youreviewit.com where you can read honest reviews on different products.
Whether you are just starting to prepare your workplace or you already prepared your workplace, it is important to secure a complete set of art tools before you start art making.
1. Pencil – it is actually understandable that every artist needs a pencil for writing and sketching. Ink pens are rarely needed because it is hard to erase. According to artists, they recommend the mechanical and wooden type of pencils. When it comes to the brand, you should find one that you are most comfortable using.
2. Paper and sketchbooks – this is the next important tool next to pencil because even though you have pencils you will not be able to use it unless you have a something where you will use to write or draw something.
3. Pens – there are artists who prefer to work using pens instead of pencils. But if you will be using pens then you have to make sure that it is in great condition and quality. It is also advisable to buy branded pens.
4. Mahl stick – if you are not that familiar with Mahl stick, it is a support to the hand that handles the brush. There are lots of stores online that sell mahl stick.