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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…

Nicholas Wilton painting with the color blue

Everyone’s Eligible & Anything’s Possible!

Many years ago, I fantasized about being in a prestigious gallery in San Francisco. The art shown there was incredible. I often went to the openings and remembered being awed by the work of one artist in particular. The work was so amazing and his level of imagination felt so…

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Dive into the Unknown & Fire Up Your Creative Juices!

Dive into the Unknown & Fire Up Your Creative Juices!

I recently interviewed this amazing artist, Jaq Chartier, whose approach to her art is about testing and experimenting. She loves not knowing what’s going to happen. It’s an exciting approach to making art and it got me thinking about mine. Looking at older work, I see more intention and less…

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squeezing out orange paint

Not Just Any Orange

I’ve been thinking about the colors I use and noticed I tend to work with colors on either side of the standard colors. For instance, I never use a straight orange. Instead, I’ll start with it and add yellow or yellow ochre to make it dirtier and less saturated. Or…

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