Category Archives: Daily Art

Get To Know Your Supplies: Acrylic Paint, Part 3

Mediums you can add to acrylic paints are another way to add versatility and options to your art practice.  Let’s cover some of those.  Modeling paste is often used in art journaling.  You can easily mix any color you choose … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Acrylic Paint, Part 2

Just as I think watercolor pencils are the most versatile product in watercolor media, acrylic paints are the most versatile paint product available.  The possibilities are endless.  In the first post, we covered what acrylic paints are and some simple … Continue reading

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Journaling By 5’s, Session 4

is focal point.  This might be a picture, quote, stamped image, sketch, metal piece, ephemera, whatever you want.  Since I am working on my Women of Strength art journal, mine will be images of the women and quotes.  This journal … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: DIY Tortillions

I have tried to make these things by hand several times.  Jenniebellie came up with the perfect DIY Tortillion. After your kids are finished with their suckers (or lollipops, if you prefer) cut off the icky part, leaving the clean … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Acrylic Paint, Part 1

Acrylic paints are pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion.  You have the color (pigment) and the binder (acrylic polymer emulsion).  The polymer is made from acrylic resin.  The pigment is a dry powder which remains suspended in the binder.  The … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Brushes, Part 2

Now that we’ve covered brushes, their parts and their filaments, let’s talk about using them. For acrylic artists, try to avoid getting paint into the ferrule of the brush.  This is important because the paint will dry within the ferrule … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Brushes

One of the most important things I use in my daily art practice is paint brushes.  I have hundreds of them, all different brands, types and for different media.  Here’s a breakdown on brushes. First, a paint brush is made … Continue reading

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