How to Make Drywall Art For Beginners NOW (Easy Textured Art)

How to Make Drywall Art For Beginners NOW (Easy Textured Art)

Do you want to make a bold statement without spending a fortune on your walls?Learning how to make drywall art is the perfect solution. This imaginative craft allows you to createbeautiful and unique works of art with only drywall mud, drywall sheet, acrylic paint, and spackle. Using the right mix of mud and materials, along…

Knowing How To Sign An Open Edition Print is Easy – Must Know
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Knowing How To Sign An Open Edition Print is Easy – Must Know

Signing an open edition print is quite simple – grab a high quality archival pencil, pick a corner where you will sign the print every time, sign your name, you don’t need to number them. Optionally you may add a date or stamp the date. While I gave you the easy one line version, there…

3 Quick Tips To Sharpening Oil Pastels – For Artists All Ages

3 Quick Tips To Sharpening Oil Pastels – For Artists All Ages

There are 3 ways to sharpen oil pastels, you can use a craft knife (like an X-Acto knife), rub your oil pastel on rough sandpaper or use a specially-made crayon sharpener. Tip: Just remember, not apply too much pressure as you sand and cut your oil pastel at an angle or you will snap your…

A How To On Shipping & Selling Unstretched Canvas Paintings

A How To On Shipping & Selling Unstretched Canvas Paintings

In this post, we cover 4 customer expectations that you as an artist and seller need to ensure are addressed when selling unstretched canvas paintings. These range from selecting the right packaging, provide instructions on how to re-stretch the painting, using quality materials, to shipping services. A bonus tip and video are at the end….

How To Keep Kneaded Eraser From Drying Out – Cheap Artist Remedy

How To Keep Kneaded Eraser From Drying Out – Cheap Artist Remedy

My kneaded eraser is one of the biggest workhorses in my art supplies. I can easily shape it to a fine point or use it over a larger space. It’s delicate enough to merely lighten or erase without damaging the paper’s surface. But for it to work, we need to make sure it is clean…

How To Clean India Ink From Brushes – Simply Do This

How To Clean India Ink From Brushes – Simply Do This

Cleaning india ink from brushes is a relatively easy process to learn. Keeping brushes clean will ensure they perform as they should when you are creating your projects. How To Clean India Ink From Brushes The key to maintaining brushes is to keep them moist. If you are actively using different brushes simply wetting them…

How To Clean An Acrylic Painting From Cigarette Smoke From At Home

How To Clean An Acrylic Painting From Cigarette Smoke From At Home

Cigarette smoke is hugely damaging for any artwork even for a durable medium such as acrylic paint. All it takes to clean an acrylic painting from cigarette smoke is cotton wool, or buds, some bread and various types of solvents such as white vinegar or dishwashing detergents that are suitable for acrylic paints. Below are…

How To Clean An Oil Painting From Cigarette Smoke At Home

How To Clean An Oil Painting From Cigarette Smoke At Home

Removing the effects of cigarette smoke from an oil painting is straightforward and easy, but you need to take care to avoid removing the varnish and paint layer. You will need to use some household items such as a toothbrush, paintbrush, cotton wool, and even soft bread. You will also need some basic cleaning products…

Framing Pastels Without Glass Using 3 Simple Money Saving Hacks

Framing Pastels Without Glass Using 3 Simple Money Saving Hacks

When I frame my pastels behind glass, I use only acid-free materials to preserve the painting and for a professional-looking presentation. I know what you’re saying, “Glass and framing is super expensive” but guess what, I have 3 money saving hacks artists can use when it comes to framing pastels without glass. 3 Money Saving…