In this Book of Backgrounds experiment, I’m trying to use gauze to remove paint so I end up with tiny lines. So if I can’t remove, I’m adding it back.
Had an idea, didn’t work, changed my mind and in the end.. LOVED how it turned out.
Bubble Wrap, Transparent Reds and White Polka Dots
In this tutorial, you’ll learn about stippling, scumbling & drybrushing using colours in the same colour family and then what to do if you apply too much paint.
Create that Old Styled, Cracked Plaster Effect with Some Modern Glam
Getting funky using an onion bag to create a background that looks a little bit like snakeskin with a hand-print and metallics.
Learn how to use acrylics and metallic paint to create a tarnished background and witness a happy accident when I use a baby wipe to lift up some paint.
Learn how to create a vintage styled, metallic marbled background which can be used as a background and on 3d objects, such as a tray or vase.
I use these pens exclusively for pen and ink (alone, with watercolours, acrylics and oils), reverse glass (with acrylics and oils), art on plexi-glass, regular glass, sheet metal, aluminum, polymer clay, resin, ceramics, glazed porceline and any other non-porous surfaces.
Learn how to use acrylics and metallic paint to create a tarnished background while using paper towels and wax paper as the painting tool.
In this Book of Backgrounds session, you will learn how to work with acrylics and metallic paint using waxed paper as the painting tool for the visual texture.
Recipe Type Colour Mixes Can Make Things More Complicated
Do you get overwhelmed with the idea of all the colours for painting portraits and faces?
If you use craft paint, you can still paint portraits…you just have to be a little more careful on the colours you choose.
Do you get overwhelmed by all the paint colours out there?
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to use choose fluid acrylic paint colours and create your own personal colour wheel for painting portraits and more.
What to do if You’re Missing Colours for Painting Portraits
10 Easy Craft Projects for the New Year including tissue flowers, wreaths, wine bottle lights, glittering lanterns, painted furniture and more.
The pros and cons of the different type of fixative based on my own experiences.
Quick and Easy DIY Christmas Gift Idea – Miniature Rock Sculpture, The Demise of Frosty the Snowman
A quick and easy rock painting project for the holidays. Can be used for decoration, stocking stuff or for an abandoned art project.
DIY Holiday Gift Idea – Create an Easy Snowman Rock Statue
Introduction to a series of short projects on how to create fast holiday gifts.
Do you know that creating some type of easy abstract art is a great way to experiment by always asking the question…”what if…”
If you’d like to feel more comfortable with colour mixing, this tutorial will help you get there by working with two very popular colours used for glazing and for mixed media.
As a maker, do you usually say “I can make that? But when it comes right down to it, the excuses start to come in and usually win.
Are you an animal lover looking for art ideas that are quick & easy, but you’re not sure where to start, give this project a try.
Do you find yourself over-complicating your art, or over analyzing every single little thing?
If I could show you how to create a small piece of word art that can be totally customized to what you like, with the skills you have, in under 30 minutes, would you try it?
How to Make Paint Transparent Without Using Water