August 30, 2020

These art tools help me the most

I get many questions about my favorite tools, and it’s been a few years since I last shared them with you, so today, I thought I would share a couple. All of them help me create an essential contrast in my art. It is a contrast, or “difference,” in my art that I love. It is the difference between control and out of control. Instead of a careful, perfectly made mark, I prefer mine to feel a little like they were made by mistake. It just seems so much more unpredictable.

Click on the video below to have a look.

The tools we use help us get the look and feel we desire. And it is different for everyone.
What is the one tool you love to use in your art?

Let us know in the comments below.

I hope your time in the studio today is surprising.


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Nicholas Wilton

Hi! I’m
Nicholas Wilton
the founder of Art2Life.

With over 20 years experience as a working artist and educator, I’ve developed a systematic approach that brings authenticity, spontaneity and joy back into the creative process.

Join me and artists from all over the world in our Free Art2Life Artists Facebook Group or learn more here about Art2Life.

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