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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.

Terraskin Demo


Terraskin Demo Photos

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We’re on a resist kick this month and let’s texture it up with more wax-based options.

Ta dah!
Oil pastels should be included here, but I was too lazy (and cheap) to get some just for this video.

Sharlena Wood has been a Featured Artist in the past, but today we do something a little different and share her mixed media process with you through this fiery Phoenix piece.

We can add dynamism and life to our paintings by using our brushes as pressurized and versatile tools that can be mark makers and form and shape creators in their own right. In this video I experiment with brush strokes to suggest uses and hopefully inspire you to investigate more of what your brush has to offer.

Is 3 months too long? Najla Cabello asked for me to do a demo like this back in JULY. Sorry it took me so long Najla! Hope it’s not too late for your purposes. And for the rest of us – huzzah! A time lapse masking video. The final image. I have no idea why […]

Some people can do negative painting really well – they can think that way and “see” where the negative spaces are.

I suck at it.

So, I use masking fluid to block out the positive so that I can paint freely in the negatives. Yay!

Masking fluid is one of those things that’s amazing pants and can totally make your painting life less sucky. You don’t need to try and paint around stuff and keep it clean. Nope. Why struggle? Use some masking fluid to save your highlights or any other colour/area you don’t want to ruin… and then paint […]

This is a pretty interesting “multi-use” ground because it can be used with both dry and wet media to layer and build depth and texture.

You had me at hello. Now you can mix your acrylics with your modeling paste without everything becoming a big pastel mess. Yay Clear Modelling Paste.