Keeping Acrylic Paints Workable: Because acrylics dry so fast, squeeze only a little paint out of a tube. If you're using a 'normal' plastic palette invest in a spray bottle so you can spray a fine mist over the paint regularly to keep it moist. 'Stay-wet' palettes - where the ...
28, April 2013admin
One of the things that distinguishes one artist from another is their palette – the colours they use to create their paintings. It is often ...
30, December 2012admin
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. Skin is not the same colour all over, it has nuances of colour and light and shade, so mixing skin tones is ...
31, August 2012admin
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