The idea of painting on a ‘toned’ (coloured) canvas is not a new one. In fact it’s been used for centuries to banish the tyranny of the white canvas and to help thread colour through a painting. It’s tried and tested.
However, not many people paint on vibrant coloured canvas.…Continue
When drawing from life or from a photo there are 2 simple tips to make it easier for you to get it right consistently.
They're both angle transfer methods.
Use your brush or pencil to measure the angle you're wanting to draw, then rotate your body without changing the angle…Continue
Learn about how to use glazing to improve your oil paintings in this video.
The same applies for acrylic painting, though you would use gloss medium varnish or some other clear fast drying medium to mix your glazes with.
With oils I currently either use walnut oil or alkyd walnut oil medium as a…Continue