Those of us who paint are always in awe of painters in the past century. They had to work under much tougher conditions. They could not go down to the local art store and buy a canvas pre-stretched. When I decide what size canvas I need, it is a simple trip to the art supply store and I can purchase canvas of any size or type. On the other hand, many of the old masters’ paintings were painted on wooden boards. In addition, frequently the canvases were of varied sizes due to the non-standard hand work of making and stretching canvas.Continue reading
Drama on Canvas: Capturing Kodos in Paint
In this blog post, I am sharing with you the step-by-step process as I painted a portrait of Kodos the cat, capturing drama on canvas.Continue reading
Can You Mix Oil and Water?
Not this kind of oil and water!Continue reading
Perspective: Dog Looking Up
I wanted to paint a picture that was out of the ordinary. I really like this look. The lighting and the perspective are unique.Continue reading