ARTICLES

INSIGHTS. IDEAS. INSPIRATION.

THIS is Why Art is Good for Your Soul!

Someone asked me recently during a Q&A session, "What does it mean to express yourself...

Continue Reading...
5 Reasons to Choose Acrylic Versus Oils

There's a lot of discussion out there about Oils vs Acrylics. Oils have been used for...

Continue Reading...
What is the Best Lighting For My Studio?

One of our Acrylic University members asked, "What kind of light bulb do you use in your studio?...

Continue Reading...
Are Paints Mixed Together in My Paint Box OK?

There's a couple of different ways you can use the paintbox. Dianna Shyne, a great acrylic...

Continue Reading...
Reference Photos are the X Factor of Painting - Here's Why

Reference photos are a seriously underrated aspect of painting. I often get asked the questions...

Continue Reading...
How Do You Get Your Sta-Wet Palette Paper So Clean?

"I reuse my palette paper quite a bit and how do you make sure it is clean enough to reuse?"

...

Continue Reading...
How Many Times Should I Practice the Same Painting?

I'm not a fan of working on one painting for a really, really long time. If you can start and...

Continue Reading...
Can You Explain the Dry Brush Technique?

There are different ways to use this technique but one way is to wait until the paint on your...

Continue Reading...
What Product Do You Recommend for Glazes?

In our recent VLOG on YouTube you can see how I did a glaze over a painting and used ...

Continue Reading...
Is Daily Paintworks a good place to sell my paintings?

Meet Carol Marine. a great artist who started painting small paintings. She slowly developed a...

Continue Reading...
What Type of Varnish Do You Use?

What type of varnish do you use on your paintings? Gloss or matte or a combination of both? Any...

Continue Reading...
How Can I Avoid Overworking My Brushstrokes?

I have a tendency to overwork and go over my brush strokes until sometimes they're no longer...

Continue Reading...