500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #391 – Him & Her

Him & Her Mutterings of the Muses: I've been experimenting with paint on paper, allowing the paper to get waterlogged and then letting the paint go where it wants, with a little guidance. I'm working on the pictures a little, and this is the result of photo-manipulation. I have yet to decide if I want … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #391 – Him & Her

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #379 – Ol’ Groucho

Ol’ Groucho Mutterings of the Muses: It's odd what contributes to ones sense of humour. On occasion I am amazed to what extent the Marx Brothers are part of my everyday aesthetic vernacular. I quite certain the ghost of Groucho lives in some part of my head. Perhaps swimming in a duck soup, or surfacing … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #379 – Ol’ Groucho

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #378 – Greetings

Greetings Mutterings of the Muses: Imagine the image you perceive out of the corner of your eye, comes to stand in front of you and say... “Hi”. This whimsical character is the early version of We Are The Masks We Wear. Perhaps we start wearing our masks as infants when we are exploring the reactions … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #378 – Greetings

My Favourite Art Supplies – Watercolours Paper of Choice

Canson Watercolor Paper Pad: The Review: It’s Canson to the rescue again! This paper is awesome. It has a semi-smooth surface and is sturdy enough to take some rough strokes. It is miles above newsprint, which has its own beauty. It is like having a smooth watercolor paper. I’ve also used this for gouache and … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Watercolours Paper of Choice

My Favourite Art Supplies – Tissue Paper, Not Just For Collage

Tissue Paper: The Review: Please stick to art supply stock, not dollar store. The colors are sturdier and don’t bleed as much under the Mod Podge or acrylic finishes.  You can also use it as a papier maché, if you are quick in applying it and remember that too much rubbing will rip it. This … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Tissue Paper, Not Just For Collage

My Favourite Art Supplies: Do You Want To Play With Paperboard?

Crescent Cardboard Sheets: The Review: I’ve had leftover sheets from a variety of sources, including reused packaging materials, but the colors often get muted or the paper falls apart under the acrylic and water. So I splurged on some professional paper and got excellent color retention and absorption. If you look hard enough and want … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies: Do You Want To Play With Paperboard?

My Favourite Art Supplies: Paper – The Best Big Pad

Canson Biggie Sketch Pads 18 In. X 24 In.:  The Review: This paper is awesome. It has a semi-smooth surface and is sturdy enough to take some rough strokes. It is miles above newsprint, which has its own beauty. It is like having a smooth watercolor paper. I’ve also used this for gouache and acrylic … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies: Paper – The Best Big Pad