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The Best External Paint 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

On average, homeowners re-paint the exterior of their homes every 7 years, and it’s one of the easiest ways to give your home a new lease of life. It’s a job that can be done without the need for a professional contractor, but to get a great-looking, long-lasting finish it’s important to choose the right […]

The Best Paint Sprayers 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Painting your home is a straightforward, simple task: you get the paint on the walls, fence, deck, or furniture you desire evenly and smoothly and try not to get it anywhere else that matters. But just because it’s easy doesn’t mean it’s pleasant or quick. Using a simple brush or roller can certainly get the […]

The 8 Best Tattoo Machines 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

As the popularity of tattooing increases, so does the variety of tattoo machines available. Whether you’re brand new to tattooing and are looking for your first machines to see you through your apprenticeship, or you’ve been inking for years and are looking for a new gun for your collection, we’ve picked out eight tattoo machines […]

The 4 Best Acyrlic Paints 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Acrylic paints are to an artist as numbers are to a mathematician. Basic and essential. But unlike numbers these chemicals  will be on your skin and the fumes you breathe. You will want to err on the safe side and not harm yourself. Although no company will use an excessive amount of toxic lead in their paints […]

The Best Airbrush Makeup Kits 2019

By Janet / January 1, 2019

If you’re passionate about cosmetics, you’ll already know how much the beauty industry loves airbrush makeup; and with good reason. By mastering airbrush, you can create flawless results that are lighter on the skin than traditional makeup techniques. The finish that you can achieve lasts for up to 24 hours with little to no retouching, […]

The 10 Best Watercolor Paints 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Watercolor paint is a combination of gum Arabic and pigment. Almost all paint medium is a pigment and some type of binder. The binder determines the type of paint it is.Oil paint is pigment and oil—typically linseed oil.Encaustic paint is made up of different pigment and wax.Acrylic paint is different pigment mixed with acrylic medium.Watercolors, […]

The 29 Best Pens 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Are you a pen enthusiast?Well, if you are then you’ve struck gold!With the plethora of choices in the market it might get a bit overwhelming finding the best pen for your needs. I’ve spend the week playing around with different types of pens. Some of them were beautiful and amazing to hold. While others.. not […]

The 10 Best Airbrush Compressors 2019

By John Thatch / December 29, 2018

If you’re an artist who enjoys model making, makeup application, food decoration, tattooing, or other forms of painting, an airbrush compressor is a great piece of kit to have in your studio. With a good compressor by your side, your art will have the potential to reach new peaks, and you’ll have the ability to […]

29 Most Painful Places to Get a Tattoo

By John Thatch / October 6, 2018

Whether you’re having your first tattoo or your 20th tattoo, it’s likely that you’ll be worried about the pain of getting it done. But, did you know that not all tattoos hurt the same amount? Some parts of the body are tougher to tattoo than others, and the pain can vary from a slight sting to […]

Steal like an Artist by Austin Kleon

By John Thatch / July 27, 2018

It’s a short and sweet book. Full of phrases full of wisdom that you’ve probably heard and little stories to accompany them. The book mainly serves to help artists deal with all the false cultural baggage that we get from our media, family or friends.Things like:”Originality” and “stealing”Just putting in the workFinding your own true […]

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