There’s some important reasons I don’t copy photographs when I make paintings.Continue Reading
Here’s my take on some of the best easels for oil painting. I’ve reviewed some of the popular artist’s easels that are available on the market today.
If you make a wooden palette or buy one available from your art supply store you might find that it is not quite balanced on your forearm and wrist. Today I’ll show you how you can make a counterbalance for your handheld palette to make holding the palette way more comfortable!
In this video I’ll show you precisely how I quickly and effortlessly remove the manufacturer’s sticker from wooden stretcher bars.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
What kind of painter’s palette are you using? Find out everything you need to know about how to prepare, clean and preserve a wooden palette for oil painting.