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Chalkboards and Other Chalk Art Mediums

Selecting the right chalk art mediums for your project can be a difficult decision. Finding a quality product with the right surface is important. Because of the variety of chalk art mediums, it is important to determine if the substrate you are using is porous or nonporous. Porous Versus Nonporous Porous surfaces allow the passing…

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How Can I Get My Chalk Marker Working Again?

Over the years of providing quality chalk markers, we’ve had a number of questions from customers. One of the most common we get is, “How can I get my chalk marker working again?” Oftentimes, the Extra Fine 0.5mm Marker causes issues for our chalk artists and customers. This marker has a unique valve system compared…

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More Choices for Chalkboard Artists in the Cohas Color Collection

In March, it was announced that the Woodcraft waterproof markers were being reintroduced as the Acrylista marker line.  At this time, we also learned that some colors were being discontinued. Due to a large customer uproar, the manufacturer agreed to a limited distribution of the discontinued colors in the 6mm and 15mm Woodcraft line. Because…

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Chalkboard typography with Zig Posterman markers by John Neal

  Creating eye-catching Typography with Zig Posterman markers on a chalkboard Some chalkboard signs call for an emphasis on text to get their message across. In this video, John Neal creates eye-catching chalkboard typography with Zig Posterman markers. Most of the emphasis is on what kind of event it is, a summer fair, and the…

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Woodcraft Markers will be Replaced by Acrylista Product Line

The increasingly popular Woodcraft markers are becoming a thing of the past. Soon, the Woodcraft markers will be replaced by Acrylista product line. Although the new markers are just a rebranded version of the Woodcraft, customers can expect some changes. Why So Popular The Woodcraft markers have become popular with chalkboard artists at grocery stores like…

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Teaching Kids to Write Calligraphy with Zig Posterman Markers

Although calligraphy is often created with a pen or brush, high school English teacher Cale Borne is breaking the mold. He has learned how to write calligraphy with Zig Posterman markers. And Cale is inspiring his students by sharing his talent on his classroom chalkboard. Cale wanted markers with wide tips that he could use…

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Zig Posterman 30mm Waterproof Marker, Size Counts

After a decade of availability in the United States, the factory has discontinued the short Zig Posterman 30mm semi-permanent waterproof marker.  While they will continue to manufacture the black and white PMA-130S, all the other colors have gone the way of the Sinosauropteryx dinosaur.¹  This turkey size carnivore was a golden yellow and the hair iridescent…

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Guide to Chalk Marker Types used with Chalkboards

Secret world of the chalk marker exposed by our application analyst here at Cohas Chalkboard Systems. The explosion of Chalkart used in Restaurants, Bars, Shops and even homes has Chalk Marker use growing at an exponential rate.  Often shop owners and artists will use what may be at hand.  Using the correct Chalk Marker can…

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New York Artist uses Creativity, Passion on Framed Chalkboards

Alexandria Krebb is a small business owner from Long Island who has always had a creative mind and a passion for design. In 2014, she decided to pursue the creative career path she had longed for. Her business specializes in event staffing and creative event decor – and she particularly enjoys creating customized chalkboard designs.…

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A Serendipitous Meeting Leads to Possible Side Job for Young Artist

In April of 2015, Kathy and Steve of ImageAbility, and sellers of the creative waterproof Zig Posterman Markers, were cruising around the 20th Business NH’s Made in New Hampshire Expo held in Manchester. Among the vendors and crafters was Hannah Forcier of Whitefield, N.H. Curious, Kathy and Steve struck up a conversation with the young…

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