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
If you’re not able to buy Alizarin Crimson in a hue that you like, learn how to mix up your own version in this video tutorial.
I almost died when I cut up the nautical background. I loved it so much as a stand-alone piece as wall art.
What’s the biggest one you’ve ever kept? yeah… like you’re going to share it here.
How to Link a Quote to a Theme
Quick and Easy Artist Trading Cards Using Only Painted Backgrounds
Learn how to create backgrounds on demand to use as instant art.
Wanted to try an experiment if I could take acrylic paint and turn it into chalk paint.
This mixed media tutorial is ideal if you are just getting started, wanting to try something new or if you’re a wildlife artist like me and would like to try putting a spin in your art using different elements.
In this video tutorial, I’m creating something I’ve never done before, collaging stamped tissue to a stone for outdoor use.
You will learn some rock painting techniques that involve collaging the most unusual stamped tissue on a rounded stone.
In this painting study, learn how to paint a forest of trees which can be used as a background for your focal point.
I’m challenging you to try this experiment to see how your brain reacts just by holding a drawing tool a certain way.
I often use Mia to demonstrate to my students how to learn about animal fur. How it grows, the undercoat colours, how to layer the fur colours.
Painting on rocks seems to be a growing trend and when I was asked to paint a planter accent I knew exactly where my inspiration was coming from.
How to Add Subtle Transparent Impasto Texture to Your Paintings – Under the Sea
In this “Creative Thoughts and Talk” video, I’ll share what my inner critic did to me, what I did to “let it go”
As an instructor, I’m always trying to find ways for my students to save money on art supplies.
In this art supplies experiment, you will learn how to paint a landscape using mid-range art supplies that won’t break the bank.
Learn with what you have so you’re more free to experiment and have fun.
I’ve come up with a paint palette and brushes that added up to $18.25 Canadian that matches my limited palette as close as possible.
Do you use a lot of DIY art supplies?
How to Distress a Small Wall Shelf for a Country Farmhouse Look