Oil Pastels – A Versatile Medium for Painters

Oil Pastels – A Versatile Medium for Painters

Oil Pastels are Versatile Oil pastels are still my number one favorite medium, even though I also paint with acrylic and oil. When working with oil pastels I feel as if I am able to combine both painting and drawing qualities using just this one medium. Below...
Inspiring Conversations About Contemporary Painting

Inspiring Conversations About Contemporary Painting

One of my favorite interviews took place recently with Kelly Anne Powers. Kelly’s site LearnToPaintPodcast.com hosts a wonderful array of artist interviews, and I’m glad to be one of those artists. The interview is posted below for free listening....
Is Your Painting Realistic or Abstract?

Is Your Painting Realistic or Abstract?

Realism and abstraction are familiar terms used to describe a painting’s style. But what do these terms really mean? In the video below, artist and contemporary painter Nancy Reyner, offers a non-traditional interpretation, including new ways to view paintings....
Best Glazing Techniques with Acrylic Paint

Best Glazing Techniques with Acrylic Paint

What is a glaze Glazing is an incredibly useful painting technique. If you are a painter and not familiar with glazes, you are in for a real treat. You can use it to create a variety of painting effects, fix issues, illuminate color and add the illusion of depth in an...
How to Know Your Painting is Finished?

How to Know Your Painting is Finished?

Six Ways to Know Your Painting is Truly Finished Watch the video below to learn Nancy’s favorite ways to improve and enhance paintings. Gain insights to create your fine art paintings quicker, with more ease, and better results. Realistic or abstract – all painting...
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