Interesting Experiments by Jenny Foo

“Here’s a 2 fire piece I did on a test tile. I wanted to explore painting using a limited palette with simple lines and brush strokes. This particular piece was inspired by an image I found in a book I purchased from Japan. I liked the wispy background offset against...

Penwork

Hints by Denise Jones When I am doing a lot of Penwork, particularly Black Penwork, I always mix some strong Gold Base Paint, i.e. American Beauty or Derby Rose in with the Black.  I have found that this gives your Black Penwork a beautiful warmth to it.  If you...

SOMETHING TO GIVE YOU SOME INSPIRATION

Thanks to Sandra T for sharing some HINTS AND IDEAS: Very fine stippling strokes will help smooth patchy shading in portraits. (This one was taken from a VGCP newsletter from 1974.) My addition for this is, I often take a photo on my phone of the piece I am painting...

Play Time by Denise Jones

As we do not have our Show and Tell at present, I thought I would write an article with a difference. Getting ready for a workshop that I was going to do at Judy Seymour’s Studio this year, I love to play with ideas and subjects and I find the internet a fantastic...