Ambassador Tips

Behind The Scenes with Oana Befort

Behind The Scenes with Oana Befort

Royal & Langnickel Ambassador Oana Befort is a freelance graphic artist, focusing largely on watercolors and sketch work. Her beautiful pieces always feature intricate detail and she’s given us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of her process creating one of her latest illustrations with her favorite Royal & Langnickel brushes.

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Finding Inspiration with Royal Ambassador Courtney Pilgrim

Finding Inspiration with Courtney Pilgrim

Art has always been a central part of Royal & Langnickel ambassador Courtney Pilgrim’s life. That passion has been expressed in different ways throughout her life, from teaching art to working as a content marketer to creating products based on her own artwork. We recently asked Courtney about how she continues to stay inspired and about her life as a working artist.

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Jennifer Song Kim's Watercolor Lettering Guide

Getting Started with Watercolor Lettering

Royal & Langnickel ambassador Jennifer Song Kim has always been artistic, but she never planned on doing art for a living, instead going to college for economics. Discovering a watercolor paint palette in her parents' basement changed all that, though, and led her to find her true passion–watercolor lettering.

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Justin Vining's Favorite Brushes

Justin Vining's Favorite Brushes

Royal & Langnickel ambassador Justin Vining has used our brushes with his work for years, initially starting with our Soft-Grip line. As a working artist who often paints outdoors, he definitely puts brushes to the test, so we asked him what his very favorites are to use with his primary medium, oils.

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An Uplifting Lesson Plan

An Uplifting Lesson Plan

Royal & Langnickel ambassador Cassie Stephens loves sharing her passion for art with her students, and her latest lesson plan is no exception. Inspired by a beautiful piece of street art she saw in her hometown of Nashville, she had her students create their own version of Kelsey Montague’s #whatliftsyou mural.

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Urschel Laboratories Mural

From January 5, 2015 until March 23, 2015, Justin Vining painted a historical timeline mural of Urschel Laboratories Inc. The mural is located in the museum portion of their new World Headquarters in Chesterton, Indiana.
YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/29DhZCw1U4I
Website: http://justinvining.com/

How to manage your time

Today I'll be doing this oil painting of this asian beauty with a skull and tattoo, and sharing my tips on how to manage your time better.
YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/VjzCcoBjvis
Website: http://www.happyd-artist.com

OIL PAINTING TIME LAPSE

In this video, I will first show you how I transfer my concept sketches onto my painting surface. This painting features the three fates, aka "Moirai" from Greek Mythology.
YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/lv5oJPh2V3c
Website: http://www.happyd-artist.com

HOW TO OVERCOME ART BLOCK

In this video I'll be working on a Frida Kahlo inspired oil painting while chatting with you about how I overcome art block. ♥
YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/N2AqCot25iA
Website: http://www.happyd-artist.com