Naming things can be hard, can’t it? I remember how hard it was figuring out the right name for each of our children when they were born. The sense of responsibility, and importance of getting it right, weighed heavily. Deciding on the right name for … Continue readingManchester University Painting – The Knowledge
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Crunch time, will it tear? If you’ve used the right paper and remembered the dry rule then now is the moment of truth. Will it tear? First of all remember to… Go Slow! If you saw the video in my last post, then you’ll realise … Continue readingMasking Tips – Removal without Ripping.
Did you know you can add water to masking fluid? A common problem raised about masking fluid is that it doesn’t flow well and is too thick or sticky. By adding water, to adjust the consistency of the masking fluid, you can improve its flow … Continue readingMasking Tips – Dilute to taste
Don’t you just hate it when masking fluid sticks to your brushes? Sound familiar? Most artists have experienced this issue. You need to do some masking, but when you finish your brushes are solid rubber and unusable. I was going to show you a picture, … Continue readingMasking Tips – how to save your brushes
And now for something completely different. My sketching habits have slipped by the wayside recently, so I’ve decided to take part in InkTober, an initiative to encourage regular sketching. The idea is to create a sketch a day or one a week. I find challenging … Continue readingInktober – day 1- Perhaps a little late…