September 25, 2022

Want to go bigger in your art? Here’s a tip…

I want to share a helpful tip for when you want to work large. I like to work on unprimed canvas (found at any big online art store) wrapped over hardwood panels so I can push the paint into the canvas. To do this, I’ve built some very large forms of various sizes. What’s cool is that I can combine these forms with others to make oversized works. Simple hardware makes it possible.

Take a look here…

With these connecting forms, I have more size options to play with. Once the painting is done, the canvas gets removed and rolled. And if I ever need to take a form out that’s bigger than my 7-foot door, I can just disconnect them and get them through.

What works for you when you want to scale up? Let me know in the comments.

This week’s podcast is my conversation with an amazing artist, Bill Armstrong, who creates striking imagery. It’s photography, it’s painting, it’s found imagery, blurred imagery. In truth, it’s incredible work that’s hard to categorize! Join me for our interesting conversation this Wednesday.

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Have an awesome Sunday!


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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.

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