Looking for some beginner oil painting tips? The following is a comprehensive oil painting tutorial which will help novices make sense of the various oil painting materials and techniques. Which thinner to use? What are mediums for? How to clean my brushes? It’s all here!
What colors do you mix to get brown? Today we cover all things regarding the color brown: how to make brown colors and how brown relates to the color wheel!Continue Reading
Wouldn’t it be great if you could skip all the trial and error and start using the best paper for drawing right now? Start paying attention to your drawing surfaces. It could be the difference between a long-lasting drawing that looks great and is a joy to create or a painful struggle.
You’ve probably come here wondering what gesso is used for or how to use it properly. That’s not surprising. There’s so much misleading information about what gesso’s role is in acrylic and oil painting. Today you are going to learn what gesso is really made of, some good reasons to use it and the historical significance behind modern day gesso paint as a primer!
Want to learn how to shade with a pencil? Learn some basic pencil shading techniques to get you started creating drawings the right way!Continue Reading
This is the story of yellow ochre, how important to it is in my paintings, and just how far I’ll go to get the perfect color I want!Continue Reading
Do you prefer to work in charcoal or graphite pencil? Today I discuss some of the pros and cons to each medium. Heck! Maybe I’ll even motivate you to try something you haven’t tried before.
Erasers are something we use everyday. As an artist you need to know which are the best ones for drawing. Today you’re going to learn a little bit about eraser technology and how you can apply it to your own drawing techniques. Also included is a handy infographic for helping you decide which eraser to use.Continue Reading
Have you ever wondered what is the difference between oil and acrylic paint? Here’s a comparison of the two most popular types of artist’s paints.Continue Reading