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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.

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.

I really enjoyed this interview.

Kathryn is a maker, a doer and a go-getter.

She’s the kind of person who makes you believe in the possibility of all the things – AND lets you know that you’re the only one holding yourself back.

We talk about how she got started – where she worked for 30 years and why she finally made the jump to solo-preneurship and how she made that happen successfully.

Annoy everyone, be a skeezy pants marketer – how to make a pop-up opt-in form.

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