I came across an article that described the use of a gesso ground for use with watercolour. Whilst this causes a few problems it also creates a number of opportunities not found when working on more traditional surfaces. Gesso is an acrylic based and therefore waterproof when dry, but is great ...
2, March 2013admin
As I mentioned last month painting convincing flesh tones is one of the challenges of portrait painting and with all honesty cannot be achieved by using tubes of flesh tint and portrait pink. Unlike working with acrylics, we do not have the opportunity of mixing white with the flesh tints to ...
17, October 2012admin
It is very useful to know whether a colour is warm or cool when mixing paint. There are a number of ways of working out this out. Firstly, these days manufacturers of artist quality paint will often label colours red shade, green or blue shade eg: ...
23, August 2010admin