I think there are a vast array of paints on the market and I thought I’d share with you my experience with certain brands/types of acrylic paints. This will include a few thoughts of what they are like to work with and the final effect you could anticipate. This is my opinion only and has … More • My Guide: What Acrylic Paint For Which Technique?
Above: “Composition VII” (1913) by Wassily Kandinsky – In Collection At: The State Tretyakov Gallery Review: Artsy-Editorial – Kandinsky’s How To Be An Artist “I came across a fascinating editorial article on the Artsy website, written by author Rachel Lebowitz, about a master artist whom I deeply admire, the Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky. As I … More • Review: Artsy Editorial – Kandinsky’s How To Be An Artist
A good question is *why* is art important in your life, wether you create art or collect it? Art being a therapy is a subject close to my heart, as I have struggled for decades with physical and mental health issues. I do not speak of it often in a public forum; however, my wish … More • So……*Why* Is Art As Important As A Bed In Your Home
My Guide: Saving Your Paint Brushes ~ Acrylic Paint I know our brushes will not last forever, but they are our tools of the trade and they last longer when cared for correctly. I have learned the hard way and now have 20+ year old brushes I use today, as I changed the way I … More • My Guide: Saving Your Paint Brushes
My Guide: The Prometheus 7 Programmable Kiln PRO7 PRG Please note:I am not a safety advisor, just someone who is giving you some of my experiences on kiln gloves I have used. Always seek professional advice and speak to the manufacturer of any products you buy to check for suitability. A useful and informative health … More • My Guide: The ‘Prometheus 7 Programmable Kiln PRO7 PRG’
My Guide: My Basic Tool Kit For Metal Clay My experience in metal clay has been a fun, steep learning curve and over time I have gathered tools to help. I wrote this guide to help you learn from my experience, to share ideas and places to source products (listed at the end). Please note: … More • My Guide: My Basic Tool Kit For Metal Clay
Artwork Review: Try, Try and Try Again! My Shadow Box Design Journey It was back in 2015 when I saw my first metal clay shadow box designs. I thought they not only looked beautiful, but they presented a technical challenge to my clay skill-set. I then embarked on a slow exploration of how I might … More • Artwork Focus: Try, Try and Try Again! My Shadow Box Design Journey