Brush cleaning products

Brush cleaning products

In this blog Jane takes a second look at cleaning your brushes – focussing on some of the products available. Read the first article Cleaning Brushes. How to clean your brushes Products that are designed to clean your brushes for a longer life are available in...
Saving the Tiger (painting)

Saving the Tiger (painting)

Restoring a painting of a tiger A few before and after images of a recent restoration/cleaning commission on a painting of a tiger. It was an oil painting and had bubbled up in places and there were bits missing. It was glued down and touched in.   Before...
Pink Pig Sketchbooks

Pink Pig Sketchbooks

Popular sketchbooks Jane says a few words about the popular range of Pink Pig sketchbooks – prompted by a new delivery to the Market Place shop. Silk covered Posh Pig The silk covered posh pig is covered in a handmade silk paper front and back. We have in stock:...
Gesso – buy or make?

Gesso – buy or make?

Last week Jane looked at making and using egg tempera. In a similar vein, this week she looks at gesso – making your own or buying it. What is gesso for? It is a primer! Traditionally gesso was a mix of an animal glue binder which is usually rabbit skin glue,...

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