Using gesso with watercolourI 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 ...
Tag: painting ideas
2, March 2013Paul Priestley
How often have we heard someone dismiss a piece of art because it doesn’t look ‘real’? It is almost as if a work of art has to conform to a given set of visual rules before it can be accepted as art in some people’s eyes. It ...
18, December 2012Paul Priestley
It is easy to talk about techniques and methods of painting, colour mixing and how to apply paint, but none of these important issues are relevant, unless you have some idea of what you want to paint.Often it is getting the ideas that is the most difficult bit, so this ...
30, September 2011Paul Priestley