Have you ever wondered how you should describe your artwork? Let’s say it’s your first art show and you do not know how to label your body of work. Let’s discuss what your artwork is made out and your options. The choices you make are important for not only you, but your viewers as well.Continue Reading
Why do they make paper that weighs 70 pounds? Wow that’s heavy! Did you know that some paper will ruin your artwork if you draw on it? It’s true. This little known fact can have some serious downsides to your artwork. Find out all about drawing paper in this week’s post, How to Choose Quality Drawing Paper.Continue Reading
Most artists start off mixing colors in an experimental fashion. This is okay, butContinue Reading
Sometimes art terms can be darn right confusing. Today’s post is all about some weird terminology that painters use to describe their colors.Continue Reading
There are some neat tricks you can use to predict how your paint is going to react when you use it. Will it have covering power? Will it be transparent?Continue Reading
Should I varnish my paint? … What’s the point in doing so?
Many of my students have asked about paint varnishes. I will explain the reasons for using a varnish, some good practices to base your work on and than you can decide for yourself if Continue Reading