Cleaning brushes

Cleaning brushes

In this blog Jane takes a look at cleaning your brushes. She uses acrylics and has found that soapy warm water does the trick and then a good rinse to clean the soap away. But here she just checked whether she was doing the right thing? Cleaning brushes used with...
Painting by numbers

Painting by numbers

Painting by numbers and why is it so popular   Today Jane talks about Painting by Numbers. You might think that Jane, as an accomplished artist, would consider using a template like a painting by numbers image as ‘not art’ or ‘cheating’ or...
Paper for Acrylics and Oils

Paper for Acrylics and Oils

Paper surfaces – for Acrylics and Oils This week Jane looks at paper for Acrylics and for Oils. This follows from the previous review of paper for watercolours. Also see the review of papers for pastels and chalk drawing. Paper for Acrylic Paints Unlike standard...
Acrylic paints for artists

Acrylic paints for artists

Looking at Acrylics Jane recently looked at brushes best suited to acrylic paints. This article reviews the acrylic paint ranges themselves from: Daler Rowney, Winsor & Newton, Sennelier, Royal Talens. Acrylics dry quickly Acrylics dry fast, so you can layer...

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