Tag Archives: Painting

Acrylic or Oil: Pick Your Perfect Paint

If you are looking to start painting, you might find yourself stuck in the art supply store scratching your head. With so many types of brushes, canvases, and paints to choose from, it can be a little tricky figuring out exactly what you are seeking. Don’t worry! It’s actually not all that difficult to wrap […]

Prepping to Paint: Sizing

So you have decided to paint something. You stretch a new piece of canvas across a frame and think you are ready to go. Not so fast! It is probably smart to “size” your canvas first. What is sizing? It is the process of applying either a natural or synthetic compound to the painting surface […]

Paint Nights & Why We Love Them

Chances are that if you haven’t been to a paint night yourself, you know of at least three people who have (thanks to their instagram account). Aside from being all the rave, paint nights are an awesome way to connect not only with friends, but with art. For those of you who’ve somehow missed the […]