A good drawing board is essential for creating quality drawings. Today I’ll review some inexpensive options you can use to take your artwork to the next level!Continue Reading
The use of black paint in one’s artwork has been a hot topic of debate for as long as I can remember. I used to never advocate the use of black paint, but now I proudly own and use a tube of ivory black.Continue Reading
I found a painting medium I like much better and I’ll be laying out all my reasons for the recent shift in my painting.Continue Reading
Some erasers can ruin your artwork but for about 3 dollars you can buy an assortment of the right erasers you should be using. I’m talking about professional quality erasing machines that will dramatically improve your artwork. Continue Reading
When should you be using thick paint, straight from the tube? When should you be using thinned paint? Learn how paint consistency can help you achieve the right results in your artwork.Continue Reading
Want to use a wooden, handheld painting palette like a pro but not sure where to start? Continue Reading
There’s 3 simple ways to make your paint brushes last longer. Whether you are painting in oil paints, acrylics, or watercolor you will want to take good care of your brushes.
Nobody wants ruined brushes so check out this free painting video and I’ll show you three simple ways to keep your finest brushes in perfect condition.Continue Reading
Choosing and oil painting thinner can be confusing. With so many options how is a beginner artist to know which materials to thin oil paint with? In today’s free video I’ll review four different thinner solvents you can use to thin out your oil paints and clean your oil painting brushes.Continue Reading
With so many things to paint on it’s nice to review some facts about canvas. In this lesson I’ll be comparing linen canvas to cotton duck and making some suggestions for beginners looking to learn how to paint.
Getting started with charcoal can be a daunting task. Charcoal can be messy and there are so many different types of charcoal to choose from. Where to begin? What paper should you use? In this post find out the best way to create beautifully detailed charcoal drawings with ease by following a few simple guidelines and working with the correct charcoal materials from the start.Continue Reading