Pastels are not as popular as the traditional painting mediums but they have their own interesting qualities. Most people prefer to use the traditional chalk based pastels, but if you like a bolder approach with stronger colour, oil pastels offer an exciting medium to explore. You can buy oil pastel paper ...
7, January 2010admin
As you are aware most of my paintings are produced using acrylic paint. I thought this month I would talk about the mediums to use with the paint and the preparation of boards or canvas. I quite like buying rolls of canvas and stretchers and making my own canvases. Recently, ...
29, September 2009admin
A lot of you have used acrylic paint and have found it a very versatile medium to use. I have put together a few ideas here that you might like to consider when creating your own masterpieces. If you want to create straight edges in your painting you can use masking ...
18, March 2009admin
It is so easy to get into a rut with painting and even easier to fall into the trap Picasso so aptly described: ‘Success is dangerous, one begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others – it leads to sterility.’ So if your ...
7, March 2009admin