Art techniques and tutorials
On this blog, you will find inspiration and information about art techniques and tutorials. Also, you will find here information about my favorite tools and materials. Have fun exploring!
In this video post I’ll show you the process of making a collage on a tiny business card. Enjoy, watch the video, and try it out yourself!
Making a collage of a very small size is fun! It only takes a little bit of time, and the tiny size creates the possibility to give extra attention to the small details. Try it out on the back of an old business card! Enjoy the video!
In this video-blog, I’ll show you how I made a very small collage on the back of a business card. Working on a small size is fun and is great for sustaining a daily art practice.
In this blog post, I’ll write about one of my favorite materials: Caran d’Ache Neocolor II water-soluble crayons. I use these crayons all the time, since they give beautiful, rough marks, come in beautiful colors, make fantastic graphic marks and mix well with acrylic paint. Have fun using them!
Making abstract collages is so much fun, and you can learn heaps of it! In this blog post, I’ll show you a video of the making of a postcard-size collage. It’s about ten minutes long. Have fun watching!
One of my favorite materials is Gold Fluid Acrylics; Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold, for using as the underlayer, making drips and glazing. Read more about it on my blog!
By making collages you develop freedom in painting and mark-making, and you develop your eye for composition at the same time. Read this blog to understand why.
Photographing details of your paintings helps you to develop your eye for composition and is fun to do! Read the blog!
Making Zentangles is an excellent way of getting out of your head and into the Now. You can take a Classic Zentangle and turn it into an abstract painting.