Tabby & White in Acrylics

I found my acrylic paints and brushes and decided to give them a go! I’m rusty with acrylics, but am glad that I did this painting! Acrylics are great for their easy clean-up and fast drying. When switching to acrylics after spending the last few years exclusively with oils, the differences were obvious. The first thing […]

In praise of drawing, and is using the grid “cheating”?

Being able to accurately represent proportions and angles in an image (otherwise known as drawing) is a skill that many of us need to strengthen. Inaccurate drawing can ruin an otherwise good painting. My own drawing skills disclaimer: Probably about 95% of the time, I just dive on in and start “drawing” on canvas (as evidenced […]