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How to Repair Canvas

Every expert artist knows that if you want to create a painting with longevity, you must begin with high quality canvas. On the flip side, every seasoned artist also knows

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

Plein-Air Painters “Painting from Life”

If you’ve heard of the Plein-Air Painters of America already, well Bravo to you! If you haven’t heard of them yet, don’t fret. We have the scoop on this growing

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

Getting to Know the Gallery System . . . and How to Survive it

No one says breaking into the glamorous world of art is easy. But when you think about it, breaking into any creative career can be difficult. Just ask any successful