Tag Archives: mixed media

One: Shipping

T’is the season to ship to Vancouver. The Federation of Canadian Artists offer an array of different competitions in which its members are invited to participate. I have taken a bit of a hiatus from this smorgasbord recently because of the intense local activity requiring no shipping. Something different What has stumped me on this […]

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One: Archiving

Archiving one’s work ranks as one of the most important aspects in the life of a professional artist. Over the years I have discovered some practices which reduce the time needed for this chore. As I deal with various materials and supports, the tricks vary somewhat. Taking photos In the beginning I tried to follow […]

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One: Challenge

So, I got the challenge all wrong. What I understood meant one painting a day for thirty days. Consequently, I started early. Managing the challenge Preparing the paper, I tore it into eight by eight-inch pieces. I prefer ragged edges. Several panels of quarter-inch plywood which I use for drawing boards, graced the table. Taking […]

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