Do oil paints pose health hazards for artists? What about solvents? Follow a few simple safe-practices and you'll be fine.
In the winter 2016 issue of Acrylic Artist, Sandra Duran Wilson told us the answers to some of her students’ most-asked questions in the Workshop Wisdom column. Here she’s sharing more detailed answers, and revealing how listening to our inner critic can help us paint better. Acrylic Artist: In the Winter 2016 Workshop Wisdom...
To make a collage that will last for years, you need to use a glue that's up to the job. Collage artist Jonathan Talbot gives his recommendations and tips.
What is gesso, and why would you use it? Abstract artist and author Jo Toye explains the benefits here.
Lee Hammond answers an art business question on the value of oils, watercolors, pastels, and drawings.
You already know that there’s a plethora of techniques for using acrylic paint. The medium has to go onto something, though, and so it’s no surprise that one common question is: “What can you use acrylic paint on?” Never fear–as always, we have the answers for you. Michael Skalka addresses this in the newest...
Wilson Bickford is a popular art instructor who is ready to shed some light on one of the oldest art mediums: oil.
Hanging and displaying art and photographs baffles many, but there is a simple art gallery industry formula that you can learn to help you professionally hang your artwork.
Can you add a little vodka to your paint so that it doesn’t freeze when you’re urban sketching and painting en plein air? Find out here.
What tax deductions can artists take? Leonard D. Duboff of the The DuBoff Law Group addresses this question for artists and their art business.
Please explain lightfast paint. To what degree are finished works in the various media (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and so forth) affected by direct or indirect sunlight? Why does protective glass seem to be recommended more for some media than others?