Here is great interest today in reviving traditional methods and techniques of painting. Much of this interest comes about from the loss or absence of these methods in the teaching curricula of many art…

Painting with Knives Whenever I get feeling a little too precious or careful There are several characteristics that go into the success of a great portrait painting.

When it comes to painting portraits , it helps to think big. This train of thought not only applies to setting goals but also to applying paint. A direct approach of applying simplified, accurate shapes…

Whether it’s good drawing, proper value relationships or a delicate balance of warm and cool temperature changes…about my work, I have found it a real joy to leave the brushes at home and paint only with knives.

knew we were in trouble when I opened the car door and brown water started flooded in. ‘Shut the door!’ shouted Vanessa. “Mon Dieu, Mon Dieu!” muttered our French driver, holding…