A quick rundown of how to ensure your paint and your surface play nicely together.
Category: Media & Tools
In this section, you’ll find articles about how to use various media, products and tools.
Shopping For Paint With Your Phone
Use the camera on your phone to help you keep your paint supply up to date.
Hand Carved Stamp Lessons
A handful of mini-lessons on various aspects of making and printing with hand carved stamps.
Learn what they are, and how to use them.
Stencils & Masks
Learn how to use stencils and masks to create patterns and images.
Paint & Glaze
A quick rundown of various paint grades, and a lesson on making your own glazes on the fly.
White Sakura Gelly Roll
A quick review of my new favorite white pen.
Punched Paper Pieces
Looking for ways to get more mileage out of your paper punches and die cut machines? This lesson will show you how to incorporate punched paper pieces into your mixed-media backgrounds.
Text pages offer an easy, inexpensive way to add visual interest to your page before you lay down a single drop of paint or glaze. Learn what they are, where to find them, and how to apply them.
Gesso is one of the handiest tools in layering, because it can do so many things. Learn what it is, what it’s for, and how to use it.
Water Soluble Oil Pastels
A few thoughts on Portfolio Series pastels, with photos and videos of pieces I’ve done using them.