Trying HUION Kamvas GT-191 – Tool Review

Trying HUION Kamvas GT-191

For this post of my Tool Review series, I wanted to focus on a tech product. Even though there is a lot of art you can get from this one, it´s perse a high tech piece. I had previously written an article about my first tablet, read about my HUIÓN Inspiroy H640-P. So, we can…

Mop Brushes – Tool Review

From the supplies selection I made on a previous post, now I post my Mop Brushes - Tool Review. Firstly, I have to mention the elegant way that it is packaged. Maybe they are Da Vinci´s wannabe. Even so, I have to say they are doing a pretty good job. So far these are the…

Holbein Watercolor – Tool Review

From the supplies selection I made on a previous post, I have in my hands the  set of 24 Watercolor Colors by Holbein. The first impression is really excellent, everything packed and ordered in a very elegant way, it is a set with a good variety of colors that allows its direct use and with…

Strathmore Sketchbook – Tool Review

I'm still searching for the perfect Sketchbook ... In a previous post I reviewed Stillman & Birn and it is an excellent option that stands out above any other I have tried before. Still, I did not want to make a decision without first evaluating something equivalent, at the same professional level, so I decided…

Stillman & Birn Sketchbook – Tool Review

I've been trying lots of sketchbooks, different sizes, brands, quality and what not. The perfect sketchbook doesn't exist per se since every person, every different situation or technic has its own sketchbook that suits. Following that idea i have been and could be using diferent sketchbooks forever. Things are changing very fast for me, i´m…

Tablet Review – Huion H640P

Tablet Review - Huion H640P My Tablet Review - Huion H640P post presents the Inspiroy H640-P from HUION. I´m always between the high tech and the most traditional hand made tools to develop the presentation of my work. This could by far the most important tool for me at this stage in my career. This could…

A Building Book!

Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling   English Viable houses? well, they have to be lovable for sure, for that we need to study house styles, but there is not a viable house if you cannot build it, right? I studied architecture in Venezuela, where concrete is the god of building materials, even when i…

#CoffeeSketch 29 – 4th Avenue Duplex

English This is my #29 post since I started the #CoffeeSketch tag months ago This case is about a duplex house project located in Sacramento, California. Pretty small lot with the regular market demands for the area; 3 Bedrooms, 2 ½ Barhrooms, kitchen, pantry, living, garage, etc. I think that small spaces require big ideas, so…

New Book!

A Field Guide To American Houses English This is for my American House Project, understanding american houses styles and the elements that define each one of them is a key for my project. One of the goals for this project is to make it viable, well, a house without style is not viable for an…

James Richards’ Book!!

The first book I got when I started my research about the Urban Sketchers was Gabriel Campanario´s  The Art of Urban sketching, at the end of the book there is a list of his favorites Sketchers colleagues, i randomly took names from that list, stared googling and then I found some specific sketches that made me jump and…

Art Supplies

There is a new phase in my job that will demand of my sketching abilities, I'm taking this as an opportunity to try something different with materials and technics so i can improve and give more personality to the sketch work I´ve been doing so far, so here are some of my options Holbein Watercolors…