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Guys… I haven’t cut/primed a hardboard from scratch since college and boy howdy does it show. Behold, the glory of failure! Continue reading “Why I’m Really Pumped About These 5 Soul-Crushing and Immediate Painting Failures”
If cleanliness is next to godliness then, truly, I am a beacon of sin.
But, after years of having to try to impress the USA reigning champion of housekeeping, my mother, I have discovered some deceptively simple tricks for feigning organization. Continue reading “Keeping Your Workspace Tidy Completely in Spite of Being an Artist”
I’m having a bad day. I woke up crying from a nightmare, I was almost too tired to get out of bed, I cracked my phone screen, and my false tooth popped out. But in the words of Gerard Way, “We carry on” so here’s the process for random little watercolor for my last little frame. Continue reading “Quick Watercolor Flower Process”
I ended up having to fix the nose AGAIN before it was done. Really loving the selective sharpening for that crystalline effect!!
Who hates wasting paint? I do. Every clump of dried up paint on my canvas translates to nickles and dimes and well… Momma didn’t raise a wasteful child. I’ve eaten enough leftovers that I now have minor waves of anxiety when I even think about throwing food away.
Color is hard. I never really got a handle on paint and color until Junior year of undergrad. Here’s my hard-earned trick to adding interest to your colors. Continue reading “Adding depth to your boring flat colors despite your fear of commitment”
Well, nothing is on fire. Continue reading “I ironed my watercolor paper and what happened next will disappoint you”