The summer weather keeps us moving out of the studio and looking towards the outdoors for inspiration. If you have yet to try your hand at painting outside- you are missing out on a lovely experience that will enrich your art practice (and your soul). We have Plein Air Painting on the brain this week […]
Textile artist Jane Jacobs will be back in the ARTiculations studio on August 29th to facilitate another day of spectacular indigo play. This workshop is a great opportunity to experiment with all things indigo- and we worry about the mess 🙂 For more information or to register, go here. Curious to learn more about the […]
Summer time is in full swing and with it comes a beautiful palette that pushes us to explore the bold pigments and styles offered through the pastel medium! Here is a speedy intro to 3 different colour pastel techniques to get you started. Want to learn more? Guest artist Gary Smith will be at ARTiculations […]
If you’re new to pastels, here is a quick little video that gives you some pointers to get started!
Printmaker Bill Fick (billfick.com) demonstrates his linoleum print process from beginning to end.
So it’s Wednesday… But here is a great tutorial by Will Kemp teaching the basics of matching skin tones with acrylic paints. This simple mixture will help to learn about color mixing when trying to paint people with realistic skin tones. Match the flesh colour to your own skin tones.
Learn how to improve your colour mixing by understanding the colour bias found within paint pigments with professional artist Will Kemp. Colours used: Cadmium Yellow (light) Phthalo Blue (Green) Ultramarine Blue.
Here is a great trick you can test out when trying to save a synthetic bristle brush that has become misshapen!
How to mix the perfect green for landscape painting in acrylic paints. Basic colour theory for colour mixing whilst painting with acrylics. Courtesy of http://www.willkempartschool.com (A GREAT artist resource!)
This video demonstrates just how easy it is to use your existing figures to make molds that can then be cut and reconfigured into a truly unique character. Learning to make your own molds without the worry and without the expense. You can make more unique molds with 1 pound of ComposiMold than with 30 […]