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 – Beautiful Watercolour Brushes

Watercolor Brushes: The Review: I recommend getting a nice set of watercolor brushes for paint and inks. Aim for natural hairs, sable when possible. They hold the pigment and water better. If sable brushes are too pricey for you, then start with some bamboo handled calligraphy brushes. They are wonderfully versatile for line and broad … Continue reading My Favourite Art Supplies – Beautiful Watercolour Brushes

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #83: Hollow Men – Study of Three

Hollow Men - Study of Three: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. My Art Education professor gave us an open challenge for extra marks: Those who showed the most exploration of materials in each weekly challenge would get the bonus marks. The catch was we needed to explain … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #83: Hollow Men – Study of Three

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #72: Totem

Totem: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. This odd little face grew out of nothing... a play with colours that evolved into a face, then a head, then a totem… There are spontaneous events in life that allow us to just push forward and express ourselves in ways … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #72: Totem

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #70: Landscapes 90 – Mountains

Landscapes 90 - Mountains: The History: This is my story and I’m sticking to it… for now. I was reading a lot of Lovecraft at the time... the mad mountains of his imaginary landscapes filled my mind... I think I enjoyed them more than intended... their darkness and ominous feeling was easily overridden with the … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #70: Landscapes 90 – Mountains