“Can you get it?” No sound from upstairs; no footsteps, no distant “Hello.” Quick! Put the brush in that murky water. Spray the palette with mist. Climb around the easel, reach over the storage cupboard. Ah, the phone. Got it. “Click.” Gone. Let’s get sensible. Place the phone on the tabletop near the easel. (Obvious, … More Oh, there’s the phone!
An acrylic painting is shown in stages through a series of photographs. This technique adds some drama to figure painting although (WARNING) like any formula, it can be over-used! Stages 1, 2 & most of 3 are shown in the first image. Oops! I hope to start photographing earlier next time. The idea of stages … More Acrylic painting demonstration
So often asked. No single (or simple) answer. Rightbrain Rockstar is asking this question at the moment as a well-meaning follow-up to a blogger’s response to another question. This is how it can go on! A very succinct comment came from clinock recently on my last blog: “Sometimes I think that we all angst too much … More The “What is art” question
Chocolate, my brother assures me, is one of the five food groups. Hence essential for artists, but for art? Do you remember the term “chocolate box” referring to art or photography? It usually referred to landscapes of Swiss mountains and lakes – imagine Heidi or The Sound of Music – or sentimental scenes of children. … More Chocolate and Art