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Oil Painting Tips For Beginners

Start your oil paintings with an acrylic underpainting - When you start an oil painting using oils, it can take some time for that initial layer to dry. Starting your painting with an acrylic underpainting however is a wonderful time saver as acrylic paint dries quickly and oil paint can be applied over the acrylic.

  • 2 Jul 2017

Selling your Art Online - Website Tips For Artists

If you plan to sell your art online with your own unique website, my advice is simple: Be Different! There are hundreds of artist websites online today that are all making the same mistakes.

The first problem I would like to note, is the use of long multimedia presentations that artists are incorporating into their websites.

  • 13 Jul 2017
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18 Jul 2017
Posted By Gilbert B.

Art Studio Lighting

Underestimating the need for art studio lighting is a common mistake of the casual or novice art collector. Too often, an enthusiastic patron returns home with a new work of art, excited at the prospect of displaying it in a prominent position in the home for his or her personal enjoyment and the appreciation of visitors, only to discover that, no matter where it is placed, the piece is masked in shadow, its beauty marred by poor lighting. An art lamp is the solution.
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