Art Supplies I Used To LOVE… But Now I HATE (& Vice Versa)

Art Supplies I Used To LOVE… But Now I HATE (& Vice Versa)

Hey guys, it’s…a little zoomed in here. *laughs* It’s Rae here. Welcome back to my channel, and welcome to a video that has been long overdue. I really wanted to make this video because it’s very important that I’m always open with you guys, honest with you guys… Now as you guys know, I have been on YouTube now for three whole years, and in three years, you know, a lot could happen! For example: *Music* So maybe this video will save you a little bit of coin, maybe it’ll give you more of an idea of my art process, things I do like, things I don’t like. And yeah, you guys know I don’t like short intros so… *Clicking noise* OK, hello, hi. Before we jump right in to it, again, I think it’s very important that I say that all of this is just like, personal preferences. As you all know, there’s not one single way to do art, which is something that I love about art. So… this first one, I think you guys are gonna be shooketh. I used to love this product but now… I don’t know, this art supply just kinda stopped doing it for me. And these are the Prismacolor uh, Ver-e-thin? Very thin? *Splat!* Prismacolor Premier colored pencils. And these technically aren’t colored pencils, they are literally pencils that are colored if that makes sense. And these pencils are VERY different than just like, the re- *burps* Scuse me. Ooh! *laughs* Oh! Very different than just like, the regular Prismacolor Premier. And if you don’t know, with these pencils you can sharpen them to an absolute fine point. They’re made for like, really heavy detail. Now, these have a very similar formula to like, my loves. *Imitates heavenly singing*Ahhh! Faber-Castell! Ahhh! Polychromos! Ahhhh! These are like, the best of both worlds. It works just as good as a Prismacolor, but yet it has like, that hard formula that you’ll find in these Premier colored pencils, you know? And these are about the same price with both of them being about $18 apiece, but to me, the crowning difference that make these well worth it is that the barrel is SO much larger than just like, the regular colored pencil. So therefore – that ain’t gonna do anything to it, but if I do this – you know, I might have just broke, you know, everything that’s in there. And by the way, I have never had a Polychromos lead break on me, and that’s saying a lot, cause I’m like, really heavy-handed. So, I don’t know. These are just like magical worldly beans and, I just never ever reached for these and in fact, I’m thinking about donating these because I don’t use them, hardly at all. So yeah. If you’re looking for a really dry, non-waxy formula that’s very pigmented, these babies all the way. *Whoosh* All right, so the next thing that I just used to LOVE, love, love, love but now I’m just like, “Girrrrl…” and that’s pretty much everything that you can get at Dollar Tree. *sighs* When I was a struggling artist, you know, I used to go to Dollar Tree ALL the dang time for their stuff. (Younger Rae): Next I got these mechanical pencils. I personally get all my mechanical pencils from Dollar Tree, so I know these will be good. But it’s just so easy to break. It’s just so un-pigmented, it’s not a good investment long-term. Some of this stuff I never use, like for example, these miniature colored pencil pastel pencils, like what would I ever use these pastel pencils for, you know? It’s so much more worth it to just go to Walmart and buy some like, $3 Crayolas than it is to buy all of this, you know what I’m saying? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I did a video on cheap art supplies, on stuff that I strictly still love at Dollar Tree, which I will link down below and probably in the card up above. But just in general, most of their art products are a mist – a mist? *laughs* a MISS! And I just kind of gave up even trying anything from them nowadays. You know? Sorry, Dollar Tree. We had some good times but you know…this ain’t it, sis. *”The Price is Right” losing theme* Alright, so now for this next one, I think you guys are gonna be a little bit surprised, and this one is like, hella hella hella preference. So one thing that doesn’t really work out for me that much is … canvas. *Crowd gasping* Just like a normal, stretched canvas that has like, the, the thing on it. *Ding* Once I started drawing on masonite and painting on masonite, it was just like a game-changer, you know what I’m saying? Now with canvas for me personally, I don’t really like the bounce that you get. *Canvas flapping* I don’t like how it’s so easily bendable. If you press too hard accidentally… *tap tap tap* you’ll get that indentation in the back because you’re pressing too hard. Once I switched over to masonite, it was like a whole new ball game. And like, I’ve switched all of my friends over to masonite because it is just so… in my opinion, for what I do, it’s just so much more superior. You can get it textured, you can get it smooth… it has like, a much harder *knock knock knock* surface. It’s much more sturdier for us heavy-handed people. And you guys saw the video when I made this piece, I put a butt-ton of chemicals, I beat this sucker up, and it’s still like, in perfect condition, ya know? It’s so much more versatile, you know, you can erase as hard as you want, as light as you want and nothing really’s gonna happen because it’s literal board! *knock knock knock* Plus, you can get masonite at pretty much any hardware store that you want. *Buzzing noise* A lot of the times at the crafts store, it’s already pre-primed, so you can just paint right on it. I highly, highly, highly recommend trying to paint on masonite. It’s a total game-changer for a lot of people and you might like it yourself! So, ten out of ten. Love it. Alright, so now we’re gonna switch it up a little bit, we’ll do like a little transition right here. The products that I’m about to mention, at one point I could not stand but now…we stan. *laughs* Literally the worst joke ever. Okay, I’m sorry. I’m sorry! Now this next art supply for a long time I was not a fan of, but slowly but surely it won me over, and this is a water squeezable pen. And so the reason that I just was like, not having it when I first got these is because the ones I had, they would just like, drip all over the place and the water would go everywhere. But these ones are a little bit more high quality, you control when it drips… that’s what she said. And you don’t have to worry about constantly dipping it in, dipping it out, dipping it in, because it’s right here. It’s ready to go. When you need to clean it, you literally just – *Sucks breath in* and it’s like clean. Boom. So yeah. I feel like most of you guys have used these before and yeah, they’re just like a really easy, clean way to do watercolor. *Whoosh* So, moving on to this next one, I’m just gonna say it right now. At this point, I have embarrassed myself in front of DrawingWiffWaffles, Chloe Rose Art, pretty much literally millions of people. Because just a few months ago I was sure, SURE that I hated this product. But now, I’ve given it a second chance, I’ve used it in various ways, and now my life has changed. I love… kneaded erasers. Now for a while, I couldn’t explain why somebody would like kneaded erasers. Like, I didn’t understand what really was the point of these, you know. It doesn’t erase as efficiently as like, a regular pencil. You had to squish em down, and then as soon as you would apply pressure, it would squish right back down. But ladies and gentlemen, let me tell you… *Faraway voice* Let me tell you. Whenever you’re doing an illustration, a painting, a drawing, anything that you don’t want fully erased, like, it casually picks up all the extra pigment that you don’t want mixing with your paint. A regular eraser, as so, it’ll completely erase everything. But this, it has LEVELS to how it erases. And afterwards, it leaves this beautiful guided line. And by the way, one thing that I just absolutely, incredibly, love about these is that you can get these for SO CHEAP! Like, for example, let me look on AliExpress right now. Oh heck yeah! Okay, so on AliExpress you can get them for literally $1.00, $1.07, $1.19… and you can do what I do, where I mush, like, all of mine together and I made like, this really giant one. And that is something I think we all can appreciate. Plus, they’re like, so fun! Look at this! *Old-fashioned piano music* And finally this brings us to the very last art supply, and this one is one that I used to like, but now – eh. I’m just not very fond of it anymore. In fact, I made a whole video on this, and I really did like it at the time, and I still do like it, it’s just not for me. And that product is the Chameleon Marker Color Tones. Now, if you don’t know what these markers are, they’re basically like a really cool niche product. Like, you mix the inks together, you get this like, really awesome gradient. It’s a really cool concept. But, I guess the problems just kinda came through more and more as I started using these more and more. These markers, first of all, you know, they’re just so big so it’s kind of impractical for like, storage. So yeah, here’s a difference between like, a regular Ohuhu marker and the size of these. Whoops! And another issue that I ran into was the markers just having so…many…pieces. So this marker alone, for example: one, two, three, FOUR different pieces in this marker alone! And if you multiplied that four times the 20 colors that are in here, that’s a lot of pieces to keep track of! And as of recently, there has been a new competitor that’s out on the market that’s much cheaper than these markers. And I feel like these are a really cool novelty, but as far as like, an investment goes, for $50, unless you really, really know what you want, I just can’t see these being a long-term kind of thing. And anyway guys, thank you so much again for watching, of course I have my Art Instagram which I have been working hard at, and yeah, with that being said guys, thank you so much again for watching. If there’s an art supply that you used to love and now you hate or used to hate and now you love, let me know. And with that being said guys, thank you so much again for watching, I will see you in the next video. Bye! *End music*

100 thoughts on “Art Supplies I Used To LOVE… But Now I HATE (& Vice Versa)

  1. Hey everyone! I’m trying to grow my art Instagram and have been working hard on it. If you’d like to check it out, that’d be neat!!! My Instagram is @Rae_Dizzle_


  2. You loved 🤣🤣

  3. Heh, you put chages

  4. When she said “i don’t like short intros” I was like …what?

  5. There was a point where I hated all color pencils with a passion because none of the ones sold in my country had enough pigment…. Then I was introduced to prismacolors…. And MY LIFE CHANGEDDDDD

  6. At the start u accidentally said u hate short intros. When it’s vise versa.

  7. Art application chages me english good ( this is a joke keep up the good work 🙂

  8. The reason the Polychromos´ leads don´t break is the way that Faber Castell makes their pencils/colored pencils. They don´t just put the lead in, they make the lead bond with the wood all the way through, using a special glue. In German it is called "Sekular Verleimung" which essentially means "secure bonding" or, if you translate it literally "secure glueing". Sometimes Faber Castell (colored) pencils have "SV" on them to show that they are securely bonded. But even the ones that do not have the SV are made that way (the Goldfaber, for example. ) If you are curious about what exactly it looks like, you can go here It´s in German, but there is a diagram in there that shows how they make their pencils. And yes, this special bonding works great, I have also never had a Faber Castell break on me. Edit: Someone here said that you should make a book, teaching people how to start drawing/learn to draw , and I think so, too. Will you make a book please? I´d buy it.

  9. “You know I don’t like short intros”😂

  10. Yeet

  11. I recently got some verithin prismacolored pencils and one of the pencils the color bleu franc it’s led came out of the barrel idk has this happened to anyone else or just me?

  12. i followed you. you are the best art Youtuber ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. yooooo why is her content soooo goood and her mercy is so great and affordable?!

  14. 👏🏻Am heavy handed👏🏻

  15. u should give the prismacolor colored pencils to ur mom

  16. she said ya know 19 times

  17. This is how many hot cheetos she ate before this video

  18. Me crying because I just bought prisma colours:(

  19. So I just use what I got :3

    My mom got me copics and prismacolers!🤩😱(I’m 11 btw 🤨)

  20. You can give the art supplies that you want to donate to us as an award , or prize from when you cleaned your art room . 😊😄

  21. 0:37 you guys know I don’t like short intros then why did you make it short

  22. You are going to summon a demon with your hand movements

  23. I'm saving to get a big pack polychames

  24. I was same but with red dot and reject shop in Perth western Australia Australia in Australia at Kmart you can buy a 50 pack of crayola for$12

  25. did anyone else notice that she said i dont like short intros instead of long intros

  26. I dont know these are just magical worldly beans-Rae 2019

  27. you really remind me of Moriah Elizabeth and the way you and Moriah paint your nails and do stuff with
    your hands on the table
    subscribe to her
    not you,
    you are the worst

  28. Nobody:
    Not a soul:
    Not even the demon under her bed and in her closet:
    Superaedizzle: buys $20 canvas just to complain about it
    Me: writes this super long comment with my one finger instead of watching the video

  29. Future Rae will be cringing at your desk lol

  30. Me: *Looking at her finger tips* :^

  31. 🐱🐻🐻🐻🐻🐮🐮🐮🙈🐻🙈🐱🐻🐻

  32. Polychromos are best i have only two of them but they are best

  33. Staples. The metal things in canvases are called Staples

  34. Blendy pens are made by Chamaeleon

  35. In the beginning😂😂😂😂

  36. The background music some parts r overated lmao

  37. Like litrally i have these blendy pens over an YEAR and didn't even know it was mentioned .what fool i am.

  38. Clickbater u still like crayola
    when I saw crayola were rubbish to u I was excited

  39. Who said that u got permission to switch ur friends over to masaniet

  40. Didn't anyone realise she said: anyone you guys know i don't like short intros. lol

  41. Instead of using charcoal can I use black chalk pastel?

  42. you said you don't like short intros

  43. I like chameleon markers I don’t use them but it is good CHAMELEON CHAMELEON

  44. I used to HATE I mean HATE water colors but now they are my life

  45. Brush tipped pens…….

    I love it now and i need it

  46. draw people in china fighting the coronavirus please

  47. Rae Blendy Pens have been around for years they ain’t anything new after Chameleon

    Heck I think Chameleon was inspired by them


  49. Feel free to donate me the art supplies girl this is Veronica. 673 county Rd 1551 Cullman Alabama 35058. I'm just saying .. I'll put it to good use.✌️

  50. Everyone:*comments about pencils*
    me: am I the only one that noticed her nail color change?
    also me: why is that one of the only things I notice.

  51. I came here to get something ;-;

  52. Can i have the prisma colors? Please?

  53. U say short intro

  54. This is how much Rae say ya know what I’m saying

  55. Stop going aaaaaa aaaaa aaaaaaaaa stop please my ears r sore don't take this as a bad coment tho xx love your channle

  56. And you still get your mechanical pencil at dollar tree

  57. oh my god when you said “it’s not for me” i got an ad that had taylor swift’s “me” playing and i cackled out loud

  58. Bruh the back ground music 😂 betoben four ilace

  59. Polycromos is a 1000 from where i live. And only the rich of the rich can buy em.

  60. I hate when my best friend calls me to show me how she breaks very good pencils and I start to yell and maybe cry

  61. I would love to buy some of the artsy stuff but I can't because I'm broke😭😭

  62. Rae: "too many pieces"
    Me: " it only has one more than a normal marker"
    Me sitting in my bed irritated at 8:42 a.m.

  63. where in the world is dollar tree im in england ik its in america

  64. Anyone see the bug? Lol

  65. Shokketh

  66. Shooketh

  67. You see Rae getting super colouring pencils and saying all these technical words and then you see me buying crayola pencils from dollar tree, lol

  68. "I could not stand, but now we stan"
    I feel you

  69. As a fellow lefty,I noticed how u use your spiral sketchbook w/the spirals facing up . ( I tend to buy sketchbooks that are bound at the top ) Btw,love your channel! 👍

  70. Can I have em last markers ohuoh

  71. Ya know … Stuff

  72. When you dropped the pencil crayons I literally died inside like “welp that’s it I guess we can’t use that anymore” but then you said it wouldn’t break and I was AMAZED like I need to get me some of those

  73. Who else thinks she should meet Moriah Elizabeth?

  74. for the kneaded erasers, i got a 4 pack for £3

  75. “ these are not color pencils they are pencils that are colored

  76. UNA should make a colab with Miria Elizabeth

  77. Net video- Art supplies I loved then hated and now I love again

  78. RAE HOW COULD YOU !!!!!!! I LoVe ThOsE cHaMeLeOn PeN>_<i am sorry my uncles company made chamelon and well u r making me so unsecure how bout u make ur own markers name RaE dizzle mArKeRs and i said i hate thoose i cant belive my fav youtuber did this to me…..:(

  79. I will take any thing you want to donate … being a poor artis stinks … but i love your videos i have learened a lot

  80. “ThAtS wHaTs ShE sHe SaId..”
    😂 omg lol

  81. Have you tried ZEBRA cadoozles mechanical pencils. It has the feel of a pencil but the precision of a mechanical pencil.

  82. I love art I actually drew Rae

  83. Berry epic ngl

  84. I love arteza

  85. Those markers work great for me, I'm disabled so the bigger supplies are easier for me to grip and control. That's one of the few supplies I dont have to put something on to make it easier to use

  86. The art supplies turn me on? …. is that ok?

  87. Tʀᴇᴀsᴏɴ

  88. I love the channel 'its a little zoomed in here' my fave

  89. Dont you know Blendy Pens is by Chameleon;-;

  90. Aka, she can afford these now. 😂

  91. Prismacolor really nigga

  92. I agree with the canvas

  93. I love polychromos

  94. Used to love 😂😂🤣🤣

  95. Very thin you said

  96. The thing is a staple


  98. Super Rae Dizzle u talk too much

  99. 0:25 art application chages

  100. hehe my sister is a manager for masonite

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