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Artquest 4 – overcoming the pain of crummy painting.

It might start out crummy, but if you let that song/ image/ story out of  your head  it might have a chance to be good. I make a lot of … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Priming paper to paint on.

I prime paper to make a cheap painting surface. When you are learning to paint or draw its just not worth using  a canvas for every experiment and techniques you’ll learn. … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Colour 2: seeing the undertones.

Today’s blog is about being able to see what colours are making up the colour we want to mix. Hopefully you tried the previous colour exercise, in the Colour 1 … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Juicy colour time! Colour 1: seeing warm and cool colour.

Scared of colour? Don’t know how to mix it? Welcome to our juicy colour series! Yay! In this series of posts we will cover various colour exercises, mostly with the … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

You are never too old to make art.

Well I have finally given up my fantasy of winning a gold medal, but I can console myself with the notion that I will never be too old to make … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 4 Comments