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5 Reasons Why Kidults Love Colouring Books

5 Reasons Why Kidults Love Colouring Books

Demand for coloured pencils has rocketed over the past few years – but enthusiastic kids with their colouring books are not the main reason. No, it’s stressed-out adults who have been buying themselves huge sets of pencil crayons, so that they can relax from their workaholic lifestyles! The adult colouring craze really took off in […]

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The Joys of Art Journaling

By Paperstone on October 11, 2016 in Art, Artists & Graphics Supplies, Fun, Office & Personal Planning with 0 Comments
The Joys of Art Journaling

Do you want to let your inner child roam freely? An art journal is a great way to have fun and it chases away the blues. Art journaling is about expressing yourself visually in a private sketchbook, exploring your thoughts and feelings about life, and trying a few art techniques out experimentally. The one rule […]

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Colour Me Good

By Paperstone on January 3, 2016 in Artists & Graphics Supplies, Fun with 0 Comments
Colour Me Good

Do you get stressed out after a day in the office? If so, buy some pencil crayons and a colouring book! Put down your grown-up writing implements like posh rollerballs and highlighter pens, and indulge in some mindful colouring exercises. Millions of people are hooked on the trend, which has seen a three-fold increase in […]

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Martin Kippenberger’s Hotel Drawings

By Paperstone on September 3, 2015 in Artists & Graphics Supplies, Office & Personal Planning with 0 Comments
Martin Kippenberger’s Hotel Drawings

Quirky German artist Martin Kippenberger made good use of the notepaper provided by hotels in the many countries he visited – he used it as a raw material for hundreds of sketches and drawings. The collection of artwork, known as “the Hotel Drawings” was created over a period of approximately 10 years, from 1997 until […]

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Eraserbread – Using Stale Bread as an Rubber

Eraserbread – Using Stale Bread as an Rubber

  You probably thought the purpose of a piece of bread was for eating – but years ago stale bread was used as an eraser for black lead pencil marks. Art students and architects were advised to make light outlines with a soft pencil, and rub out errors with an Indian rubber or crumb of […]

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Add Colour To Your Life By Keeping An Art Journal

By Paperstone on December 29, 2014 in Artists & Graphics Supplies, Fun, Office & Personal Planning with 0 Comments
Add Colour To Your Life By Keeping An Art Journal

Have you ever thought of keeping an art journal? An art journal is a really cool way to express thoughts and feelings and document important occasions in your life. Each entry in your journal is a combination of words and artwork- but the style you use is entirely up to you. You can use beautiful […]

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The Art of Doodling

By Paperstone on July 10, 2014 in Artists & Graphics Supplies, Fun with 0 Comments
The Art of Doodling

Are you a doodler? Psychologists have found that doodling helps us focus and remember details if we are studying or speaking on the phone. One well-known doodler was the Noble Laureate in Literature for 1913, poet Rabindranath Tagore, who made huge number of doodles in his famous manuscript. Another doodler was the poet and doctor […]

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Getting a Leg Up

By Paperstone on December 5, 2013 in Artists & Graphics Supplies with 0 Comments
Getting a Leg Up

A teenage artist has given herself a leg up into the art world- thanks to her unusual habit of drawing on her thighs. Jody Steel, 19, shot to fame after her ‘leg doodles’- drawn during college lectures- went viral. The film production student even impressed her teacher with the thigh drawings…. so he offered her […]

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A Sight for Sore Eyes

By Paperstone on November 26, 2013 in Artists & Graphics Supplies with 0 Comments
A Sight for Sore Eyes

Argentine artist Leandro Granato is literally moved to tears when he creates his quirky works of art. Eccentric Leandro has invented how own art form which he calls ‘eye painting’. He first of all snorts paint up his nose, and then squirts the liquid through his eye on to a canvas. The eye paintings have […]

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The Smallest Exhibition In the World?

By Paperstone on November 13, 2013 in Artists & Graphics Supplies with 0 Comments
The Smallest Exhibition In the World?

The owner of a Los Angeles art gallery has taken her commitment to an art to a new level- she now has six tiny oil paintings inside her ear! Tig Sigfrid has allowed American artist Joe Sola to install the six micro paintings on tiny white ‘gallery walls’ inside her ear canal. The paintings measure […]

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