In this blog post, I answer student questions regarding: Canvas stretching, donating artwork, & where to buy art supplies in Calgary and surrounding area.
Students often ask me if I build my own canvasses. The answer is no. My first and last attempt to stretch a canvas was back in 2008. At that time, I decided that stretching my own canvasses was not a worthy investment for the following reasons:
A few weeks ago I submitted two totally different paintings to my first juried exhibition in Hawai’i: Art Is Healing. One of the paintings was a loose representation of a landscape using bright colors, and the other was a pure abstract in neutral colors. Which one do you think made it into the show?
What is the difference between regular plaster and pink plaster? Is one better than the other? How do I chose?
Thanks to a lecture I attended by Golden recently, I learned the difference between Mineral VS Organic color mixing:
Follow these 6 easy steps to create beautiful acrylic gel transfers.
Make your show tags stand out with this easy DIY project.
This blog was created to share my belief that the art making process can be a vehicle for empowerment.
I am living proof.