Oils vs Acrylics

I am reprinting an article I wrote a while ago for the Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) on the differences between oils and acrylics because I think this information is invaluable for helping anyone become a more skilled painter.    I also threw in some images of different pairs of paintings that I have done in recent years, an oil … Read More

The Best Painting Support, Ever!

Its permanent, durable, versatile, and very inexpensive, and, its available at the hardware store.  Raphael would have loved it.  Its Hardboard (Masonite). Wooden supports were favored by Tempera and Oil painters of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance because they are more stable than flexible supports like canvas.  The problem was, where do you find a piece of wood large enough … Read More