Best Pencil Sharpeners for Drawing and Writing Tools –

As age-old art accessories go, pencil sharpeners are a must. Sure, you can use a knife to create that perfect point, but why not just stick that dull writing implement in a snugly housed blade that will do the same—with much less effort? Some may like an easy and quick motorized option, while others might … Read more

Turn Your Writing into Art with a Great Calligraphy Set –

Imagine a dozen or so people bent over paper, each one doing both the same thing as the others and doing something entirely different. This is “A Brush with Silence,” a live exhibition created by artist and calligrapher Brody Neuenschwander, which gathers calligraphers who write in a range of languages ​​and scripts. Attendees can observe … Read more

Best Glass Dry Erase Boards for Writing and Drawing –

Whiteboards, a modern solution to the age-old chalk dust problem, come in many different materials, including porcelain, painted steel, and melamine. If that weren’t enough, they now also come in glass. Sleek and polished, glass whiteboards look great in and classrooms alike, and because glass is a nonporous, smooth material, dry office-markers won’t stain its … Read more

Best Softbound Journals for Drawing, Writing, and More –

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTNews may receive an affiliate commission. Journals are more than a place to keep random musings. They can be keepers of memories, conversations with oneself, and snippets of inspiration. In other words, these are highly personal objects. The best softcover … Read more

The problem with art writing

From the April 2022 issue of Apollo. Preview and subscribe here. The visual art world is getting textier and textier. Few institutional exhibitions now without captioning lengthier than a come parliamentary report. The more self-important commercial galleries publish weighty catalogs, show by show, to communicate museum-like gravitas and spin saleable tales around their artists. Small … Read more

Best Magnetic Dry Erase Markers for Drawing and Writing –

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, ARTnews may receive an affiliate commission. Dry erase markers offer a sustainable alternative to paper as well as convenience. They come in vibrant, bold colors that show up well on white dry erase boards and are made for repeated use … Read more