You all know the rule – Fat over Lean – but how do you start an oil painting abiding by this rule? A lean underpainting is an essential technique in oil painting that involves applying a thin, transparent layer of paint to establish the basic structure and values of your artwork. This initial layer serves…..
Michael Marchetta -- 06/01/2023
Touching the Lives of Artists Through Every Step of Their Journey Having been part of the art supply business for over 225 years, Daler-Rowney has been with artists every step of the way making quality colors and materials since 1783. Started by brothers Richard and Thomas Rowney in London, Daler-Rowney has always been known for…..
Jerry's -- 28/04/2015
Each color is ground to enhance the beauty and luminosity specific to that particular pigment. From the very beginning Williamsburg has been known as a ‘painter’s paint.’ The founder of the company, Carl Plansky, was first and foremost a painter by both temperament and training. Everything he made was infused with a painter’s sense of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/09/2014
Charlie Spear only uses Charvin Oils in his Fine Art Painting Charlie Spear was born in 1948 in the Midwest. The Era of Modern Art was in full swing with the Sixties generating an artistic smorgasbord of art styles and new media. Much of his early career was spent learning about art through teaching art. His imagery…..
Jerry's -- 11/03/2014
Prove It! Different shades of white are all around us in the paint world, but do we really need that much variety? Find out in this monochromatic episode of Prove It!, where Mikey G. will try to answer the question, “Is white really just one color?” Come along with Mikey on a visit to his…..
Jerry's -- 03/04/2012
Compromise on cost, not quality! As many of you may know, this year is LUKAS’ 150th Anniversary! Founded in 1862 by Dr. Franz Schoenfeld, LUKAS has been making professional paints ever since, and are internationally recognized as a top artists’ color maker. Using only the finest pigments, binders, and milling methods, LUKAS colors are used…..