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Little Big Brushes Blog

Top Tips for Creating An Artist's Garden

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 18th Mar 2016

Top Tips for Creating An Artist's GardenBy Neadeen MastersAre you wanting to get outside and get your hands dirty with fresh soil, new plantings and make ready for the warmth of summer? Well you're … read more

For The love of painting whimsy!

Posted by Neadeen Masters on 15th Mar 2016

Yes, we like nonsense and the love of painting whimsy!Whimsical worlds can be born from a simple theme, the seasons of the year and holidays, mythological stories or beliefs or purely from our own ima … read more

Painting Techniques - Expand your Expertise!

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 9th Mar 2016

How we apply paint to the surface is called a painting technique. These include the basic skills at the start of the journey. We are taught to use a knife or brush to pick up paint and make a mark on … read more

​Painting Surface Textures - Part II

Posted by Neadeen Masters, CDA on 8th Mar 2016

Many artists love working with texture...In fact, it is said that Rembrandt painted with so much texture, his portraits could be picked up by the nose! In the last newsletter we discussed visual textu … read more