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Nancy Pingree Hoover · 3W ago

New Idea For Christmas Presents

What did everyone do that was creative this Christmas season? I'm sure all the creative juices were flowing, I know mine were active. I decided to make name tags out of miniature canvases. I...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 3W ago

New Path in Life - New Challenge

Nancy Pingree Hoover · 3W ago

A Slight Detour

Normally, you all know me for creating artwork in colored pencils, pastels, and graphite. Recently, I decided to try something new. Clay. Polymer clay to be exact. So I've been working with ...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Paper Review: Shizen Design Pastel Paper

Typically when I buy paper, I use it for multiple purposes. Here's the results of my attempts to use this Shizen pastel paper:First, for pastels, this paper does not work for hard or semi-h...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Update on Studio Set-up: Cubbie units for storing art magazines

Now that I have a new camera to take photos with, I can give you an update on the cubbie units for all my art magazines. I keep all my art magazines so I have literally years of magazines an...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Review: Richeson Toned Gessoed Hardboards - Part II

Welcome to Part II of this review on Richeson Toned Gessoed Hardboards. If you haven't seen it yet, you can view the first part here. For this part of the review I decided to test out pastel...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Review: Richeson Toned Gessoed Hardboard Panels - Part I

Recently I ordered several of the brand new Richeson toned gessoed hardboard panels that just hit the art stores, and yesterday they arrived. I spent last night playing around to see what th...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Organizing and Storing Art Magazines

How many of you have tons of art magazines stacked all around the place or in boxes, and you don't have any idea what to do with them or how to store them? You don't want to throw them out o...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Pencil Storage

I am currently working on three different pieces, all in pencil, but neither are ready for a "work-in-progress" article yet, so instead I am continuing on with my little series on how I orga...
Nancy Pingree Hoover · 1Y ago

Pastel Station

One of my readers asked if I could give tips on how I store and organize my supplies. So, in response to that request, here is the first of several articles concerning what I have learned ov...