Hi! Do you have a ton of old and empty mint/candy tins? Ever wonder what to do with them other than throw them out? I have a small collection and was wondering how to spruce the tins and make them artsy! Let's begin! You'll need: old metal tin acrylic paints (I'm using Jane Davenport Acrylic … Continue reading DIY Painted Tin
Howdy y'all! (No, I'm not a Texan XD). Are you wondering what gesso is? What it's used for? Are you confused? I'll answer all these questions and more! Gesso is surface preparation. It can be clear, white, black, or any color. It provides a little "tooth" or "grit" for your media to cling on to. … Continue reading DIY Gesso 2.0
Hi guys! What are your favorite art mediums? Do you have a stash of markers just for coloring? Today, I'll be going through two of my favorite art mediums and how I use them. I'll begin with watercolor! I LOVE watercolor. It has give you a variety of looks--gentle, bright, or muted. With a water … Continue reading Favorite Art Mediums
Here the first ever Tip Tuesday! *drumroll please* Do you ever want to try resist in your art such as revealing eye catching white space in watercolor or acrylic/oil paint? I love the big reveal! I've always wanted to try masking fluid but it's so pricey. (P.S. If you don't understand what resist and masking … Continue reading Tip Tuesday: Washi Tape Resist
Nibs, ink, holders, modern calligraphy supplies review!
Hello! It has been a very long while since my last post. I've been busy with finals and enjoying my break. I bought myself some new products and received some too at Christmas time! 1. Botanical Line Drawing by Peggy Dean of Pigeon Letters 212 pages full of step by step instructions easy to follow, … Continue reading New Supplies: December