As a sort of continuation of my earlier post on colors, here is a fresh example of a test that I do every couple of years. In most every painter’s box, white is your most important color. Used in abundance, it affects the overall look of your painting, drying time, gloss, and brushwork.
Unless you [...]
In the studio here in Waltham, MA, I’ll be offering classes in traditional drawing and painting techniques for small groups of students.
We’ll be running the course Mondays and Thursdays, and all levels are welcome. We can cover a variety of material for different levels of experience: Bargue copies, Cast [...]
The studio is finally finished. Nearly, anyway. As you can see, there’s still some curtains to hang and tools to put away, but it’s getting there.
Soon enough now we’ll be done with it and have an open studio to celebrate. Enough with the construction.
Last month I bought a beautiful, though in dire need of repair, antique easel. I’ve since been restoring it. It’s a good, sturdy old easel, and it has some unique features integrated into its design… I figured it would be worth sharing.
The easel’s made of oak…I could see clearly that it was old, as it had [...]
After a long search, we’ve slowly started putting together a studio. It’s a nice big loft space in a traditional New England mill building. The good news is that the size of the room, proportion of the windows, and quality of light are all fantastic… The bad news is, there’s a lot of work to [...]
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