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 2011admin
It is interesting how many of us strive to capture what we see in front of us in paint or pencil. We may interpret it in slightly different ways, but essentially, if paintings and drawings 'don't look right' they are often dismissed or discarded. This is a very interesting approach ...
3, September 2011admin
Although I have used acrylic a lot over the past few years I have recently gone back to using oils, I had forgotten just how wonderful they are. It is not just the smell, but somehow the creamy mixture of the paint is more satisfying than acrylics. Yet, I do ...
24, November 2010admin
Too many people begin a painting by simply getting hold of a photograph, drawing it carefully on paper or canvas and than painting it. Whilst this can work successfully, it is a very limited approach. By using the following method, it is more time consuming, you will create much more interesting ...
27, September 2010admin