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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.

I’ve been curious for awhile about the effects of certain household items on paint. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be posting my experiments.

Salt provides a variety of unpredictable texturizing results depending on the size and spread of the grains and adds a crystallization that is incredibly effective at evoking ice and snow.

Allowing the medium to paint itself through the help of pouring, spraying and encouraging the pigment to move where you want with water.

I spent an hour experimenting with a variety of media on the new Terraskin paper. Terraskin is a polymer paper, like Yupo, but it is coated in limestone and is known as a “stone” paper.

Replacing a canvas, or worse, starting again on a finished piece is a big hit to the wallet. At some point, everyone has to figure out how to fix a hole in a canvas. Here’s a quick and easy fix to your rip situation. It’s best used with textured work – collage, mixed media, and […]

Today I got side-tracked by painting up the front cover of my Art Almanac Planner.

The transfer paper totally didn’t work and I was so bummed out!! I had to free hand it and it’s not as nice as the original design – but it’s okay.

I was watching videos by Crisco Art who paints glow in the dark paintings.

I know what acrylics can do that so I thought I’d test one out for you before I try it in a painting.