Dawn Herring
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Watercolor Pan Sets

Started this discussion. Last reply by michele josiane martin Sep 30, 2014. 2 Replies

I'm looking for a good professional quality watercolor tray set and wanted to know what other watercolor artists use, recommend, and where they purchased them. READ MORE

Winsor Newton watercolor

Started Nov 16, 2013 0 Replies

For those who use Winsor Newton watercolor tubes, has anyone ever had issues with humidity with colorfastness with any of the colors? I was looking at a Winsor Newton color chart at an art supply…READ MORE

Colorfastness and Odor with pans versus tubes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Herring Sep 10, 2013. 4 Replies

My question is about type of watercolor, brand, and colorfastness. I have used Prang watercolor for over 2 years now. I wanted to get into tube watercolors to try them out. I did get two colors to…READ MORE

Art Journal Pen Brands

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn Herring Aug 26, 2013. 5 Replies

I want to start using colored pens in my art journaling and mixed media work. I'd love to know what brands you recommend. I'm thinking art journaling types that work well on paint and layers, etc.…READ MORE

 

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michele josiane martin replied to Dawn Herring's discussion Watercolor Pan Sets
"hi. hey i'm answering because i just bought white knight watercolours on recommendation from an artist who does the loveliest work on flowers and animals. they haven't arrived yet but i'm excited. my friend said the colours are nice -…"
Sep 30, 2014
Dawn Herring replied to Dawn Herring's discussion "In Your Element" in the group Nature Artwork
"Thanks so much, Elizabeth! "
Apr 24, 2014
Elizabeth Severinson replied to Dawn Herring's discussion "In Your Element" in the group Nature Artwork
"Pretty...LOVE the colors. :)"
Apr 23, 2014
Yvonne Ryves replied to Dawn Herring's discussion Watercolor Pan Sets
"I use a make called White Knights which are artist quality, come in full pans and don't cost the earth. I love them. The colours are bright and hold their vividness if you want that in your painting. They have honey in them and so lift off the…"
Mar 12, 2014
Dawn Herring replied to Dawn Herring's discussion Packaging for art sales
"Ah, mat board! Yes, I know what you're talking about. Sounds good. Thanks for the clarification, V. I appreciate your reply after all this time, by the way. Thanks so much. :) Great day to you. "
Jan 28, 2014
V. Peterson replied to Dawn Herring's discussion Packaging for art sales
"LoL I guess I could have read the date ;) But anyway, the boards I use are just mat board...you know when you cut your mats and you have that inside area left over? Well, craft stores sell these in bundles of 35 or so for around $5. I just trim them…"
Jan 28, 2014
Dawn Herring replied to Dawn Herring's discussion Packaging for art sales
"I realized I asked this question two years ago. Wow. Time flies. Thanks, V., for your reply. Backing board is a good idea to keep the watercolor paper from curling, etc. Is it cardboard or some other type of board? I've never heard of backing…"
Jan 28, 2014
V. Peterson replied to Dawn Herring's discussion Packaging for art sales
"I use a backing board cut to size and slip that and the watercolor painting together into a crystal clear polybag and seal it :) Easy and looks great!"
Jan 28, 2014
Dawn Herring replied to Judy Schaffer Firneno's discussion Dr. Ph. Martins liquid watercolors. in the group Art Supplies Reviewed
"From what I can see from the video, the paint requires a very light touch; no need to mix which is nice. I only have the inks in this brand and I didn't find that they worked well with a pen and nib at all. I have not tried the watercolors tho.…"
Jan 13, 2014
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Art Supplies Reviewed

Have you wondered what paints, brushes, pencils, colored pencils, markers, papers and so forth to buy? Do you have favorite brands you like better than others? This group is for you. Here we will discuss the pros and cons of different art products so that we can help each other save time and money. So come join us and share your knowledge with the rest of us. To those of you that are beginners, this group will help get you off to the right start.See More
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Nov 16, 2013
Dawn Herring replied to Tami Reed's discussion What do you honestly think, in the group Collage Art
"It looks as if there's light firing up the middle which helps brings focus to the figure. The colors are fab and so is the layering. I love it. It's intense. "
Nov 7, 2013
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Dawn Herring replied to Dawn Herring's discussion "In Your Element" in the group Nature Artwork
"Thanks so much, Margaret! Glad you like it. :)"
Oct 20, 2013
Margaret Hamm (Maggie) replied to Dawn Herring's discussion "In Your Element" in the group Nature Artwork
"Great job!"
Oct 20, 2013

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My e-book The Birthday Wall: Create a Collage to Celebrate Your Child

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

I wanted to let my art friends know about my new e-book: The Birthday Wall: Create a Collage to Celebrate Your Child.

This type of collage goes on the wall or on poster board, which I explain in detail. If you have children and are looking for something fun and visual to create to celebrate your child's birthday, this is the book for you. I've been doing a Birthday Wall for my kids for the past nine years, and they love it. So I thought I'd share how to make one so others parents can…

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New art supplies!

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 6:26pm 0 Comments

I recently purchased matte medium from Golden and Liquitex brands on dickblick.com. I look forward to experimenting with matte medium. I noticed it is a popular choice of adhesive for art journaling/collage work. So I shall try it out! 

Any tips on usage is appreciated. :)

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At 10:59pm on October 31, 2011, Meg Mackenzie said…
Looking forward to seeing both the watercolours and the art journal page, Dawn, if you'd like to share them. You might like to join the Art Journallers group on this site - it's fun! http://community.art-is-fun.com/group/artjournalers
At 2:05am on October 28, 2011, Meg Mackenzie said…
Welcome to the Art Colony, Dawn! If you have any art-related questions, please feel free to post in the forums or groups, where your fellow artists will be happy to help you out. When you get the chance, it would be fun to see some of your art. Above all, enjoy the site! Meg (Moderator)
At 6:02pm on October 25, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…

Hi Dawn, and welcome to the Art Colony!  I hope you enjoy the site - there's a lot to explore here, so have a look around and make yourself at home. You'll find plenty of art and inspiration!

If you have any questions or suggestions, please do feel free to contact any of the moderators.

Be sure to read through the Member Guidelines, which explains things like what type of art you can post and what you can't - for instance, nudes and photography are not permitted.

We've also put together a handy Guide to Getting Started, which may help answer any questions you may have, such as how to create a bio for your page.

Most of all have fun and join in the forums and groups!  Can't wait to see your art. :)

Best Wishes, Thaneeya (Moderator)

 
 
 

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