Tag Archives: Alla Prima

How To Keep Your Colours Clean and Pristine

If you’re like me and you rely on using bright, luminescent colours in your paintings, one of the things that can work against you is when your colours inadvertently mix.  We’ve all accidentally mixed mud – that indistinct, dull, brownish … Continue reading

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Brushes – Use and Abuse

When I first started painting with acrylics, I had a few disasters.  I had been told to get hog bristle brushes and I did.  I had also been told to scrupulously wash my brushes at the end of the session … Continue reading

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