Irish Artist Art Ezine : Watercolor Washes

The idea of watercolor painting is simple – get the paint on the paper! It’s how you get it on the paper that matters.There are only three ways to paint watercolors, called washes. You can paint with a dry brush on dry paper. You can paint with a wet brush...

Irish Artist Art Ezine : Aspects of Oil Painting on Canvas

Oil painting on canvas has been around for centuries. It is a style where images are sketched directly onto the canvas and then painted over with oil-based paints. These are usually paints with linseed oil as their base, but safflower oil is another common type of oil...

Irish Artist Art Ezine : Help! My Watercolor is Broken

I’ve learned through many years of my own watercolor mistakes and others that when you think your watercolor is broken… that that’s not necessarily true! I taught art at the secondary level for 15 years so through fifteen years of helping students...

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