I’ve had a big throbbing art boner for Chris Uminga for several years now. “Edgy-cute” is his thing and Chris is part of the modern neo-pop art movement. I met Chris several years ago while exhibiting at Fan Expo in Toronto. I was immediately IN LOVE with his adorable illustrations and quickly threw all my […]

SadieSavesTheDay made a watercolour swatch template that makes me squeal like it’s Christmas. Yes, I like it THAT much. If you do too, you know what I mean.

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.

I have the whole set of Strangers in Paradise tpb collection. It was a good story, sure… but I also kept coming back for Terry Moore’s drawing and clean, dynamic line style. I’ve had more than a couple people say that my comics remind them of Terry Moore. I don’t agree… but it still gives […]

I tested out a bunch of old school nibs to give you an idea of the kinds of strokes they make.

Cynthia Liu ~ Feature Friday Artist

MORE learning! This time I paint a kitty for an intensity exercise. Like the Raccoon Value Study – this is using the Stephen Quiller 12 colour wheel to create compliments. I’ll keep updating you will my foundations progress – Let me know your own favourite ‘back to basics’ exercises!     More product information Click […]

Today I time lapse an art video about colour value. It’s a baby raccoon. It’s pretty cute. Baby animals normally are.

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 […]