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Painting Technique Shows How To Create A Vintage Steel Look

Do you have a metal locker or cabinet stashed in your garage or basement? Can you use more storage and want a vintage look? If this describes you, then take a look at the painting technique Brooke from anastasiavintage used to transform an old steel cabinet she had. 137 more words

Premix Your Palette

One of the many concepts, techniques and strategies I teach is premixing your palette, whether working in the studio or in the field. I often encounter resistance to this idea, but more often than not, once students try it, they understand and appreciate the advantage it gives them. 562 more words

Painting Technique

The Velazquez Prize: Finishing

I have decided to give an account of where I have left off in examining the painting techniques and completing a painting using these methods. Unfortunately, by the time I was ready to do a large and significant picture in the manner of Velazquez, I had open heart surgery which took months to recover from. 388 more words


Unboxing a new idea..?

One of my favourite things about the process of making art is being able to explore a range of different mediums. Whether it’s pencil, pastel, ink, or paint – each medium seems to have a vibe of its own. 392 more words


Wanderer No.2

This week’s painting was based more closely upon a real Bob Ross tutorial and I thought I’d choose a fairly simple one to get a handle on the basics. 298 more words

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Wanderer: An Evaluation

So I’m excited to have another try with my oil paints and this week I’m  planning to choose an episode of ‘The Joy of Painting’ to give me more guidance in some of the weaker areas of my first attempt. 573 more words

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