Learn tips from other artists, link to workshops and videos
We’ve all heard of ‘old wives tales’, and these days they’re scoffed at, but everyone has their own experiences in life – even artists – and artists have been creating since the dawn of man. How did early man create colour pigments? What’s better to use, brush or palette knife? What is the meaning of the term ‘abstract expressionism’? If you have art-related tips or tricks you’d like to share, send us a message and we’ll post it here.
Every artist has found different ways to apply paint to a surface. How about reproducing a photograph into a large canvas painting using a grid system? Or have you thought about using a small roller to paint the edges of gallery-wrapped canvases? Have you experimented with mixing metallic pigments with your colours?
We’ll explore some more tips as the resource grows.
Brilliant website on colour [click here]
Another interesting workshop site [click here]