June 19, 2017

Amy Sherald

Painter Amy Sherald creates beautiful, surreal portraits of African-American subjects, in vivid colors. I love that she uses grays for skin tones.

More of Amy’s work can be seen on her web site.

June 6, 2017

Peeled Paint Background

Here’s a lesson from Donna Salazar, showing how to do a peeled paint background on canvas, with supplies you probably already have:

June 6, 2017

All About Gesso

Here’s a great video from Bloknote, about the wheres and whys of gesso: