The Canvas does make a Difference

The Canvas does make a Difference

The canvas does make a difference.  It provides the foundation for the whole painting.  Too dry a canvas which hasn't been primed enough makes it difficult for wet-on-wet oils or acrylics to slide.  At the same time, that very foundation can also be...

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2018 Here we Come!

2018 Here we Come!

Happy New Year Everyone.  I hope you have all enjoyed the recent Festivities and are now ready to see what the year ahead in 2018 holds.  We have plenty of opportunities for you to spread your wings and discover your painting ability whether it be with an...

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All things Christmas…..

I'm not sure that this is an Artist's Tip as such.....  rather, it's a reminder that Christmas time can be the perfect time to be creative artistically whether that is decorating the house, making our own cards or cooking new heart-warming...

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Christmas is on it’s way!

Christmas is on it’s way!

Christmas is on it's way and I know that many of us are starting to make preparations.  We have several lovely items on the menu in the world of painting during the cold Winter months.  Why not join us for a Painting Workshop on 9th December and snuggle in...

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Autumnal Delights!

Autumnal Delights!

There's lots going on this Autumn.  I started the online classes at the end of October and am really happy to be teaching someone in Australia at the moment - as you can see from the photo, we can see each other clearly.   An opportunity has also arisen...

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What Have you Got….?

What Have you Got….?

Always remember that as long as you have some paints, brushes and canvas you can create a painting.  Don't ever let materials get in the way of your wish to express yourself on canvas.  If you're looking to implement the wet-on-wet oil technique you can not...

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