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Explore the Language of Color - Take Steps for Color Success!

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 8th Mar 2016

One of the most important aspects of learning painting is color, it is about “seeing” and “reading” the properties of color. Knowing about the color wheel and understanding how colors relate to each o … read more

Surface Textures - Part I

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 29th Feb 2016

Let’s take a look at the requirements for painting surface textures. Think about the following images and how they feel to the touch.What is the sensation? Is it rough, smooth, slick, wet, fuzzy, soft … read more

Why Oil Paint is a fantastic medium for painting!

Posted by Donna Richards on 28th Feb 2016

Why Oil is a fantastic medium for painting! Because of its slow drying time oil makes it easy to blend colors with one another allowing you unlimited time to achieve incredible value changes an … read more

Selecting Your Paint Pigments

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 28th Feb 2016

Selecting Your Pigments Based on the Method of PaintingWhen painting with fall colors this season, consider using all the beautiful warm transparent glazes to add extra color to the edges of fall leav … read more

​The Artistic Journey - Striving for the Same Goals

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 1st Feb 2016

The Artistic Journey - Striving for the Same GoalsBy Neadeen MastersHere's something to ponder...The internet and mostly facebook gave us a direct way to be in touch with a world stage of art and pain … read more