Choosing the Right Frame for Your Art

Choosing the Right Frame for Your Art

—Katie Tejada is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog, writing this article on Framing Art. Whether you’re an artist who has just completed another piece or a collector who wants to frame a newly-acquired artwork, you may decide to frame. How do you choose the...
Ways to Get Over Painter’s Block

Ways to Get Over Painter’s Block

Aimee Hill is Guest Author on Nancy Reyner’s blog, writing this article on Painter’s Block. Painter’s block affects everyone, whether an amateur or a professional. It’s one of the ups and downs of creativity and a perfectly normal phase that...
Best Painting Technique for Ocean Waves

Best Painting Technique for Ocean Waves

Painting Waves To paint the waves in my waterscapes, I use three different painting techniques – and sometimes all three are included in the same painting! These are also the same techniques I use, with slight variations, to paint those fluffy white clouds in my...
Painting with Glazes on Gold Leaf

Painting with Glazes on Gold Leaf

Glazes create transparent paint overlays that work well on special surfaces like gold leaf. Use glazes to create a wide variety of painting effects, and to illuminate color. Glazing has been used throughout painting history and is still widely used today for all...