Experimenting with creative materials – Applying Texture Medium

What is Texture medium? Acrylic Texture Medium is used to build up surface texture or add exaggerated dimension to a painting.  It has a thick, “Polyfilla” like consistency which will hold its shape when applied to almost any surface that you can use acrylic paints on. It won’t flop or droop. You can create anything […]

Suitable Surfaces for Acrylic Painting. A five part series. (Part Five)

Part 5– Fabric and Paper Fabric painting is such a joy, and fabric is one of my favourite surfaces to paint on. Just think of all the one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art you can create! T shirts, canvas shoes, scarfs, tote bags are great items to start on. Then there’s the home furnishings such as […]

Art Tips and Hints

 Art painting is such a relaxing and enjoyable activity, it’s easy to find that time passes un-noticed when you immerse yourself in this amazing world of creativity. I’ve spent many years working from my kitchen table before moving into my very own creative space- my studio. I’ve had to set up, pack up, and clean […]