Month: March 2021

Spring Palette with Amsterdam Acrylics

We’re welcoming the colours of spring by adding some new colours to our palette. We’re inspired by a mixture of soft, bright, and warm hues that complement the blossoming of cherry blossoms and blissful afternoon sun. Finding and incorporating 1... Read More

Think Ink with Pantone’s Colours of The Year

Back in December, when Pantone announced their Colour partnership for the Year 2021, we have to be honest, we really weren’t so sure about the colour combination.  As we roll into spring, the understanding of this year’s choices are now... Read More

Harvesting The Fruits Of Your Creativity : Emerging and Advancing Artists Virtual Gallery Showcase

Since the start of the year we’ve been exploring the creative cycle. Danielle Krysa helped plant the seeds by ‘Re-Imagining and Experimentation’, we then nurtured them to life and honed our skills with Mandy Boursicot through ‘Practice, Practice, Practice’, and... Read More

GOLDEN SoFlat Matte Acrylics – Why?

Article written by Jim Hayes for Just Paint Over the years GOLDEN have seen increasing interest in matte paints, especially those thin enough to create a smooth, brushstroke-free finish. While they have had a few matte paint lines in the past,... Read More

Varnish Acrylic Paintings with Liquitex

The Final Part of the Process, Varnishing!   Using a varnish helps seal and protect your finished artwork from dirt, dust, and abrasions. Before jumping into varnishing your acrylic painting, there are a few things to understand.   What is... Read More

What is Giclée?

Almost all artists looking to print their artwork will encounter the term giclée. So, what does giclée mean?   Giclée (pronounced zhee-KLAY) is a French word meaning “to spray or to squirt”, referring to the way these high-resolution, typically large-format,... Read More

Harvesting The Fruits of Our Creativity