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Oiler Boilers & Spray Bottles

I’m a water media girl (fluid acrylics and watercolour), and I’ve been experimenting with allowing the medium to paint itself through the help of pouring, spraying and encouraging the pigment to move where you want with water.

Today’s video is a short demo of how I use 2 of my favourite tools to accomplish my goals.


Fluid acrylics on 140lb. Cold Press watercolour paper.

Fluid acrylics on 140lb. Cold Press watercolour paper.


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Stop marketing to other artists. Other artists will never value your work as much as non-artists do, as much as collectors do, as much as publishers do.

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 […]

Cut through the clutter and get more attention at your booth or table at the convention or art show.

Before you launch or show or exhibit… take some time to sit down with your imagined potential buyers and start a dialogue with them. They’ll give you insight into who wants what you sell and why, and how you can better communicate your value to them.

Thanks to a reader email, this month I’m going to take a look at promotion ideas to get more people into your studio or art show. I don’t mention social media too much on this podcast, but it’s implied that whatever avenue you decide is your best course for promoting your physical space – share […]

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

Target market, analytics, segments, demographics… ugh.

Most of use don’t give two figs over that kind of stuff… and you don’t have to do all that “marketing” razzamatazz to get a sense of who is most likely to buy your work and where you can find them.

Granted, most YouTube content providers aren’t earning large cash – but the potential is there to make some dollars and add to the revenue base of your art business.