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  • How To Keep Your Colored Pencils Sharp

    Colored pencils will lose their edge as you transfer the wax-based pigment from the pencil to the paper. They differ from ‘leaded’ pencils in that ...
  • How Long Have Watercolors Been Used By Mankind?

    While watercolor landscape artwork came to prominence with English watercolorist JMW Turner in the 1700s, there are hints that watercolors have bee...
  • Permanent Marker Stains Don’t Need to be There Forever!

    Permanent markers aren’t permanent if you know how to remove them! Here we will look at eight ways of removing permanent marker stains from hard su...
  • See Our Great Coloring Pages

    Not everything on the internet involves a payment! We love to give something back to our customers.  Have you seen our free-to-use coloring pages o...
  • 3 Different Surfaces for Coloring with Crayons

    Messing around with Color Swell bulk crayons is fun and allows kids’ imagination to run free. But what if there was other surfaces they could use it on? 
  • The Best Ways to Store Your Child’s Artwork

    When your child excitedly brings home their artwork the first place that you'll want to put it is going to be on the refrigerator. Soon the fridge will be covered with beautiful artwork, but you will want to keep their masterpieces over time won’t you?
  • Tips and Tricks for Layering Watercolors

    Layering (also known as ‘glazing’) watercolor paints is another way of mixing colors with your Color Swell bulk watercolor paints. Let’s look at fi...
  • What Are Erasers Made Out Of?

    You’re never going to get your sketch right first time, and there will always be a need for an eraser to help tidy your work. Can we recommend our eraser bulk packs from Color Swell? These latex free erasers are ideal for your office closetschool art supplies, and as party favors.
  • Color Swell Crayons – Candles, Multicolored Crayons and Suncatchers!

    You don’t need to throw crayons away when they are small or broken. Here are three ways of using them until there’s nothing left!
  • 3 Ways to Keep Using Your Color Swell Markers After They’ve Dried Out

    Dried markers doesn’t need to be the end of the markers – you can still use the pigments even after the water has gone. Let’s look at three ways of squeezing every last drop out of your Color Swell markers. 
  • Color Swell Art Supplies Are Safe and Nontoxic

    One of the things all kids do is put things in their mouths. Where it comes to paints, markers and crayons, you can be assured nearly every child w...
  • A Guide to Donating Art Supplies

    Sometime when you buy bulk art supplies you have some leftovers. Have you thought of donating your art supplies to groups that may need them?   Pla...