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How to Manipulate Paint—Without a Brush!

Drip. Splash. Splatter. Broken Glass. Which artist comes to mind when you hear these words? If you’re thinking Jackson Pollock, you are correct. One of the world’s most famous artists

The Importance of Proper Primer Application

The process of creating your next masterpiece begins long before you put brush to canvas. In fact, it’s what you do (or don’t do) to prepare your canvas that could

Watercolor Tips & Techniques by Tom Lynch

Tom Lynch, prolific watercolor artist for more than 45 years, has a few tips and techniques that can help make any watercolor artists’ painting experience that much better. Let’s begin

Save Time, Space & Money with Stretch-It-Yourself Canvas Kit

If you’re lucky enough to have a large studio with plenty of storage space, well good for you! For the rest of the world’s working artists, some savvy space-saving techniques

New Stretch-It-Yourself Canvas Kit Enhances Portability, Minimizes Costs

These days, the creation of art doesn’t have to be confined to a studio. In fact, street art sculptures and massive mural installations are at an all-time high in cities

New (Easy) Way to Stretch Your Own Canvas

Being part of the creative process from beginning to end is what most artists live for. This is just one of the reasons many artists choose to stretch their own

Heavy Texturing and Layering Techniques 101

Every artist dreams of creating works of art that will enthrall everyone from novices to notable critics. While a talented artist can certainly create captivating paintings using a variety of

Watercolor Canvas vs. Watercolor Paper – What’s the Difference?

Every artist knows that painting on watercolor canvas versus watercolor paper has its advantages and disadvantages. However, for many artists the positives far outweigh the negatives. For starters, watercolor canvas

Tell Me More About Cotton Duck Canvas

Cotton duck, also called duck cloth, duck, or duck canvas, is a popular type of textile used in a wide range of industries from art and apparel to boating and

The Wonders of Canvas. . . From the Beginning of Time

Thousands of years before the development of what is now known as “artist’s canvas,” linen and cotton were used for everything from mummification and tapestries to Venetian paintings. These versatile