How to Create A Great Painting

How to Create A Great Painting

  What Makes A Great Painting? An answer everyone can agree on may appear impossible. For the past decade I’ve delved passionately into this question. I discovered a significant tool that makes an average painting soar into the arena of great. Using this tool in...
Tips for Using Glitter with Resin

Tips for Using Glitter with Resin

Here’s an article I wanted to share that has good advice on using metallic glitter with pouring resin. It’s from a company that specializes in resin pouring products called Resin Obsession, and written by their guest writer Tess DiNapoli. Enjoy!   How...
Painting Small but Big

Painting Small but Big

Size matters. At least for painters. Small paintings appeal to us like a precious gem. Medium sizes self-reflect like a mirror. Larger sizes evoke an expansive space. The size of a painting significantly affects a viewer’s experience. With this in mind I...
Best Ways to Express Emotion in Painting

Best Ways to Express Emotion in Painting

Painters paint for many reasons, and I believe emotion is one of those. The act of painting in itself can be a release of feelings, or a way to handle life events. So emotion plays a part in the making of the work, but it also plays a part in the viewing of the work....
Acrylic Mediums, Gels & Pastes. What are they?

Acrylic Mediums, Gels & Pastes. What are they?

ACRYLIC – It’s not just paint! Acrylic is an amazing medium for fine art painters. Acrylic research and development has taken acrylic far beyond what any other medium, like oil or watercolor, can do. When we compare acrylic to all the other available mediums for...