Tag Archives: Acrylic

Caring for your Brushes

Buying a new brush or brushes is always lovely, whether it’s a nice set of synthetics or a single expensive brush you’ve been lusting after for ages. Still, most of us like to save money where we can, and that … Continue reading

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Acrylics: Atelier Free Flow Artists’ Acrylics (review)

When I went to the newly discovered art supply shop in my town, I saw that among their range of acrylics, they had the Atelier Free Flow Artists’ Acrylics. I already had a bottle of Carbon Black from somewhere (I … Continue reading

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Acrylics: Crimson Rosella (demonstration)

I’ve painted a few crimson Rosellas in watercolour over the years. It’s hard to resist the beautiful deep red of their feathers with those soft, almost fluorescent blue highlights. I thought it would be nice to paint one in acrylics … Continue reading

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Art Roundup: August 2017

I haven’t painted as much as I’d like this month. Uni started back at the end of July and I’m teaching again, as well as nearing the point where I’ll be starting to collect data for my research. Still, I … Continue reading

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Colouring Books: Painterly Days – The Woodland Watercolouring Book for Adults by Kristy Rice (review)

I’ve talked about colouring books before (about how they are not just for kids and about the different ways both artists and non-artistic people can benefit from them), but I’ve never really had any interest in buying one. Mainly because … Continue reading

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Artist Trading Cards: Strathmore Assorted Pack (review)

I’ve always thought Artists’s Trading Cards seemed like a good way to create more finished works in less time thanks to their small size, so when I found some on an art supply retailer’s site, I decided to add some … Continue reading

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Canvas: Eraldo di Paolo Canvas Pads (review)

Though I tend to buy most of my practice art supplies from one of the cheap junk shops in my town (which mostly sell Mont Marte art supplies), occasionally I’ll drop into the Riot Art and Craft at a nearby … Continue reading

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