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Today I test out some ONE STEP crackle finishes. One of them was supposed to be one step but actually was a 2 step when it arrived at my house, so I tested that too – but it is not my favourite
 

 


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Save your dried acrylic brushes from the trash bin with this simple and inexpensive fix.

When I was 14, I bought a Norman Rockwell agenda. I didn’t make use of the agenda so much as it was a dreamland companion for me. At work, school, on the subway… I could pull out that calendar and browse Rockwell’s paintings and be transported into an alternate reality, rich in detail and depth […]

Have the courage to suck. Because you will anyway – might as well embrace it.

I experiment with how to replicate Chameleon Markers using rubbing alcohol and colourless blenders.

Stop Being So Damn Critical Seriously, just stop. You’re doing better than you think. (and you’re just kind of being mean to yourself – so stop, you don’t deserve it)   Get more useful reminders when you sign up for our mailing list:        

I decided to use up the rest of 2013’s Feature Friday’s by sharing my very first loves in art. My choices are not cool, inspired or particularly unique. I loved the lovable. And Calvin and Hobbes was ALL lovable. My high school boyfriend fanned the flames of my Calvin and Hobbes fascination. He bought me […]

You’ve started down the path of something new. It’s difficult and challenging… but you’re doing it. That’s awesome. Truly.

Max Zorn makes art from TAPE. Regular old, brown, translucent masking tape. He cuts and layers and uses a clear plexiglass to build up his values and shapes to create these beautiful portraits.