Gloss is a type of medium that can be mixed with different acrylic paint colors to give your matte paint a glossy-er look. Or you can add just a bit of color to the gloss for a varnish. Not all glosses are built for oils or acrylics so read the labels to make sure you get the right kind of gloss for your project.
I received a request from one of my YouTube followers and students on How To Clean Your Art Brushes. I made a video about it here.
While working on this painting it became very clear to me that "proportion" is definitely not my strongest skillset. As you can see in this video my three year old son has turned into a teenager in the painting.
Last month I practiced a few easy art projects that anyone could do. Candy Corn, spider webs and cotton candy.
Speed Painting of Lipstick & My thoughts and experience with filming my work. Learning to let go, enjoy the process and PAINT....because that’s what it’s really about.
Last spring, the arts and crafts store Michaels had a sale on large level three canvases so purchased a few. I've never painted on such large canvases before so I was excited about the experience. For whatever reason in my mind, I didn't think there would be much of a difference working on a large surface. I don't know why I thought this.
A few weeks back I went through all my artworks and decided that some of these works could use some work. I don’t know about you but after a few years of holding onto these artworks I decided to revamp them or upcycle them. Basically I said these old canvases could use a makeover. I…
Here is one of the upcycled large canvases I added to our living room. Before the beach scene, the canvas was an abstract art piece. I was exploring colors and shapes. See the next images. I was completely filled with joy that I was able to create such a large art work. And I became…