Color Mixing Painting Tips

Color Mixing Painting Tips

My friend Nick was having some trouble with color mixing. He sent me a video of the problem asking for help. The main issue I see in the video above is that he was using too many colors to try and mix what he wanted. Those colors all got him to the end result he...
Top 10 Tips for Faber-Castell Graphite Aquarelle

Top 10 Tips for Faber-Castell Graphite Aquarelle

Graphite Aquarelle is water-soluble graphite. It’s not like using regular pencils because you’re going to be painting! Tip #1 – Reference Photo These pencils can go even darker than usual graphite when you layer and blend them right! Choose a high...
Using Canvy to make your artwork look even better online!

Using Canvy to make your artwork look even better online!

Canvy is a service that lets you upload your art and save them in various rooms with different frames so that you can show your customers how great your work would look in their homes! Today’s video is sponsored by Canvy Use this link to get two free months of...
Top 10 Tips for using Derwent Inktense Blocks & Pencils

Top 10 Tips for using Derwent Inktense Blocks & Pencils

Do you need help with using Derwent Inktense? I’m sharing my 10 best tips for beginners with using Inktense. They’re similar to watercolor but different in some pretty major ways!\ Tip #1 Mix your Inktense blocks like you would a pan watercolor. Add water...
Why your colored pencils won’t blend right!

Why your colored pencils won’t blend right!

Have you tried odorless mineral spirits like Gamsol or Mona Lisa odorless paint thinner to blend your colored pencil and they came out grainy, blotchy or streaky? I’ve got the solution to your problem! Teresa sent me some of her work to demonstrate the problems...