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Technique-of-the-Week: Texturing Acrylic Paintings

This is my 100th post! Yay! And it just happens to fall on Technique Saturday: Coincidence? I think so…

Here’s a fun way to paint if you are into acrylics (or even if you’re not, try it!). 1,706 more words


A Comparison of Markers for Artists

Because I’ve been trying out the Prismacolor markers on my Art Muse series, and just bought a bunch of Pitt brush markers for the comic page I featured yesterday (I love them, I… 198 more words



Towards the end of last year, which felt like a giant’s step forward and dusting-down-yawn-stretch in the journey of me, I started on a new painting; had a canvas specially made to the size I wanted, knowing just what I intended to paint for my year’s finale.  949 more words


Technique-of-the-Week — Demystifying Watercolour Paints

Every Saturday I post about some aspect of art technique. This week’s technique is more of a pre-technique. I’m a strong believer in knowing your materials, in order to get the most out of them. 898 more words


A red rose is a rose

I painted this rose from a photograph which I took awhile back, it came out quite nice. Actually I painted this in order to practice dry brushing technique. 45 more words


Technique of the Week, or, finishing Spam the Cat (part 4)

It’s been ages since I worked on my Spam the Cat polymer clay maquette, and I’m attempting to get it finished for the comic conference at Camosun College… 713 more words

Art Process

Art Technique: Stretching Paper

Alright Watercolor artists, are you sick and tired of your paper warping and waving when you paint? Watercolors can produce beautiful paintings, but it can be difficult to work around the water making the paper warp into odd shapes. 1,182 more words

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