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15 Must-Have Watercolors to Enhance Your Paintings

  When you’ve shopped at the art supply store or browsed supplies online, have you ever felt like all the paint colors were too beautiful and it was impossible to choose? Of course I enjoy browsing through a rainbow of watercolors. But throughout my years of painting, I’ve discovered that certain colors were the very best for bringing my imagination to life. I’ve experimented with many colors and brands over the years, and I finally narrowed down my favorites. Other artists often ask what my favorite watercolors are. So today, I’m happy to show you the colors I use most often, and they’re all from Winsor & Newton and Daniel Smith. These are my go-tos! Whenever I use these colors,...

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Finding Art Inspiration: 5 Tips for Creativity

  Welcome back, Friends! As you well know, one of my passions is to teach you art, inspiration, and to bring a little beauty to your everyday life. That’s why I’m excited to dive into one of the questions I’m most frequently asked and that’s how I find inspiration. Let’s say you recently bought all of your art supplies and you’re super excited to finally do something creative. You have all of them spread out and ready to use on your worktable. You stare at the white piece of paper laid out before you - and you freeze. There’s just nothing there. You don’t know what to draw, you don’t have any ideas, and you’re scared that you’re going to waste all...

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Live with Pointebrush: Dena Abergel

Since Covid started I've been dancing in my basement to stay in shape and to keep my morale up but like for so many people, it can be hard to maintain focus and stay inspired when we are apart from our communities of friends, family, teachers and colleagues.This why I recently decided to start a series where I invite fellow dancers and artists along with me on Instagram Live for us to chat, dance, commiserate, make each other laugh and inspire each other.  . My first guest was Dena Bergel who is an illustrious faculty member at the School of American Ballet. Also known for her career at the New York City Ballet and featured spot in the Disney series,...

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Pointe shoe sewing hack for better feet

Do you need to improve the look of your feet and arches en pointe? Well you're in luck because I have the perfect trick to make your feet look better in as little as ten minutes! Follow my super easy sewing tutorial to learn how to make your pointe shoes look even better on your feet! Hope you enjoy! Xo, Margot

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My Gouache Art Supplies

I’m always really fascinated to see what other artists have in their toolbox and I know that a lot of people who follow we are really curious to know what brushes, paints and papers I use for my work. So today I’ll be sharing my gouache collection with you as well as a recommended starters set for you if you’re looking to dip your toe in and try your hand at some gouache painting. Art supplies can be really expensive to buy so hopefully I can get you started with a basic kit without breaking the bank! 1. PAPER   The first thing you need to create just about anything is paper.Not all papers are created equally so what makes...

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