The Best Painting Support, Ever!
Untempered Hardboard I often talk about painting supports and how important they are for the stability and permanence of the painting, sort of like the foundation of a house. A...Read more
TOXIC TIPS I use my hands a lot when I am painting, esp with acrylics, and more so when there is a lot of texture in the piece. It is...Read more
Courage and Conviction,...
My mother passed away recently, after a long and fulfilling life. She always lived her life with courage and conviction. This has been a great gift for me. She supported...Read more
GUIDELINES FOR PERMANENT PAINTING IN OILS
Oil paints, a combination of a drying oil like linseed or walnut oil and a dry powdered pigment, have been use by artists for thousands of years. But it is...Read more
The Best of FAQ
FAQ – Technical Q’s Compilation After many years of writing these technical Q&A articles, as well as doing countless presentations and workshops on ‘the craft of painting’, I thought it...Read more
Oils on Canvas
Oil Painting on Canvas This is one of the most FAQ I have come by over the years. Oil paint gets increasingly hard and brittle as it ages, so it prefers...Read more