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Here’s why I work in all different sizes…

I had a super fun event at my studio last weekend and loved meeting so many of you; thanks for coming! In preparing for “Artist at Work,” a more casual…

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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Quick, Cool Shapes!

Here’s a cool way to add shapes and lines to your work easily. I use thick poster board to cut out templates of various shapes such as circles and teardrops. I can then try these shapes on a painting easily by either drawing around them, or scraping lines along the…

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Get More From Your Paint Tubes

Here’s a cool tool that saves a ton of paint! Artist Kerry Schroeder, who is on the Art2Life Team, told me about it and it’s so good! Let me show you… I used to throw away so much paint but now, with this gadget, I squeeze out my money’s worth…

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