Author Archives: Noel Rivera

10 Helpful Tips for Encaustic Painting from Cathy Nichols

Mixed-media artist Cathy Nichols enjoys creating bright, lively encaustic paintings, and has provided ten helpful tips for other artists interested in painting with hot wax. Getting started with encaustic: Rejoice in the gorgeous, rich color of your encaustic paints! Encaustics have amazing, luminous colors. Just melting them onto my surface gives me a surge of pure...

10 Essential Watercolor Tips from Jane Blundell

Try these 10 watercolor tips when choosing and mixing colors and pigments for your palette: Choose colors you love. Some people add all sorts of pigments to their palettes because someone they admire loves them. If you don’t enjoy them yourself, they won’t get used. Choose colors that are useful alone and in...

10 Easy Sketchbook Tips to Make Art You’ll Enjoy Now

Ever wanted to keep a sketchbook but you weren’t sure where to start? Or maybe you’ve been sketching for a long time but need a little pick me up. Take a look at these ten tips on keeping a sketchbook to help you develop your own sketchbook practice! 1. Make It Yours...