Where Do I Start With Painting?

Painting can be a complex area of art because of all the different types of paint, brushes and mediums.  There is the problem of what paint for what paper and the whole area of colour mixing can be challenging for many beginner learners.  So where do you start?! Here are some of the key points for those starting out… Continue reading “Where Do I Start With Painting?”

What Type of Paper Do I Need?

This will depend on the type of media you are using (pencil, watercolour, acrylics etc.). Paper is important because if the surface is designed for your media then the results will be better.  The range of papers available is vast and it can be a bit bewildering in the art stores to know what paper is for what.  There are several factors to consider; paper weight, paper texture, paper colour and paper size.

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