How Framing Affects a Painting

A painting can be good by itself, but a good frame can make it great. In this blog, we’ll explore how a frame affects the look and feel...

Art on the Go: Making Art Whenever, Wherever

They say art is a form of practise, like law or medicine, because it’s ever-changing. In addition, discoveries can be made and learned through practice. So what’s a...

Watercolour vs. Gouache Paint – An In-Depth Look

Two very similar media can still yield very different results! In today’s blog post, we’ll be looking at the performance and visual qualities and see how best to...

Warm-Up Exercises for Artists

  No, I’m not going to tell you to join a gym! But similar to an athlete’s warm-up and stretches before diving into their sport, artists should exercise...

Colour Theory for Artists

Understanding colour theory is essential for artists of all skill levels. In this blog, we’ll go over some colour basics like painting our colour wheel, mixing colours, and...

A Guide to Storytelling with your Art

In the art world, storytelling can be as straightforward as a comic strip or as abstract as a collection of colours representing an underlying theme. Suppose you are...

Should You Go To Art School? Here Are The Pros And Cons

When it comes to art school, professional artists on the internet tend to be deeply opinionated. Typically, artists with a traditional career path say art school gave them...

4 Ways to Make 2022 Your Most Creative Year Yet!

2021 is almost over already, meaning it’s time to plan 2022! Of course, you don’t have to wait for a new year to set goals for your art,...

4 Tips for Cleaning Your Paintbrushes

Quality paintbrushes are a big part of any artist’s budget. We’ll show you how to protect your investment with regular care and cleaning and make your brushes last...

3 Tips for Finding Your Art Style That You May Not Have Heard

Out of all the questions there are to ask about art, "How do I find my art style?" is commonly asked and rarely answered. I asked this question...