I’m sure you have all experienced issues with either acrylic paint drying to quickly or not quickly enough, dependant on the weather or temperature in your art studio. At the moment in the southern hemisphere it’s rather cool, your studio, like mine may not be the ideal temperature but there’s a little trick you can […]
I’m currently working on my next body of art work, using recycled Mitzi, 1957, vinyl chair seats and back rests. Using vibrant colours, highlighting the happy faces people suffering from mental health portray to hide their deepest emotions where pain and sorrow live on a daily basis. Painting on vinyl can be challenging, there’s plenty of preparation of the vinyl surface prior […]
When mixing paint colours, it’s important to write down a little note/code about the mixture next to the sample colour in your visual arts diary. By doing this, you now have a reference point to create additional paint required if you happen to fall short. You may simply want to recreate this new colour to […]
A great night had by all at the New Beginnings art exhibition @ MetroWest. Some fabulous pieces by local artists, well worth a visit.