I’m an artist who sees the magic and beauty in many things, and I would like to share my experiences and all the amazing things I come across with you. Welcome to my blog about a world of beauty.
 

Creating Experimental Paintings with Acrylics

The wonderful thing about these paintings is that you can paint anything, and you can use anything you can get your hands on to make the marks, shapes and patterns. You can use forks, paint brush handles, paint brushes, paper clips, clothes pegs, the list is endless. The most important thing is that you have lots of fun experimenting and being creative.

Creating a snowy mountain with Daler Rowney texture paste – Stage 4

I've almost finished the snowy mountain textured painting, but I have reached a stumbling block. I've been having such a problem painting the snow stripes on it. It just ended up looking a mess, so I had to wipe the paint off and repaint the dark shadows so that I could try again. This is […]

Creating a snowy mountain with Daler Rowney texture paste - Stage 1

I'm currently experimenting with texture paste. I have to admit I do struggle getting the texture of rocks to look right with just paints, so I thought this could be a way of achieving more realistic looking rocks in my paintings. I'm going to create a textured picture of a snowy mountain using this photograph […]

Introduction to creating a textured painting using Daler Rowney texture paste

I've just started to work and experiment with texturing paste to create textured paintings. It's a completely new medium for me, so it's both exciting and daunting at the same time. I'm going out of my comfort zone with the help from Mark Holloway, my tutor for the painting and drawing class I'm currently attending. […]