Learn to paint in Acrylic paints - Step by Step
I have used watercolor paper, canvas board, and canvas. Each has some advantages and disadvantages. I have just purchased a 4' X 8' piece of Masonite at Lowes for $7.80. They cut it for me into 10" X 16" pieces and finished the last step with 8" X…Continue
How often do you pick up. brush and paint? Since I started @ 3 years ago I try to paint everyday. I complete a painting a week at minimum and often more. But if I am not painting I am studying, planning, preparing, or thinking about it. In my life…Continue
After 2 years of acrylic painting I finally decided to spend the effort to make color cards as Diane recommends and found it to be one of the best things I have done. It took roughly 8 hrs but it is by far the best method I have found to learn color…Continue
This has been mentioned in several earlier blogs, but the latest Golden newsletter has another article on the topic, so maybe it is time to share an "update".
Acrylic paint dries due to the loss of water, either by evaporation or by…Continue
Golden's latest newsletter is an eye-opener. As a direct result of their own research, they are discontinuing the use of Zinc Oxide in their oil colours. This is due to the extreme cracking and delamination noted in relatively fresh paint films…Continue