Chopin plays his piano and soothes my soul…

It’s a beautiful morning on this first day of March. Although it looks like rain on the way, there is such a beautiful light flooding through my window. I moved my studio upstairs. I don’t know why I didn’t do this sooner. The attic room was purple, but not for long. I painted it a dark sage green. The colour of ambient atmosphere. Perfect…

A successful painter once told me to never be satisfied with mediocrity…

Wow, now that the crazy rush is over, well almost. I can get back to planning the year ahead. I have a few projects on the go. One of the projects involve painting a collection for a fund-raiser. More of that to come later as it develops. I plan to paint more prolifically this coming year. One thing I do intend to take part…

How to set-up an Oil Painting Studio…

Setting up an Oil painter’s studio can be a costly affair. It doesn’t have to be. In this post, I give you the basics of setting up your studio, I cover the paints and brushes and mediums I use. When painting super large paintings that don’t fit on an easel, I just hang it on screws. I use a wall easel instead of a…

Color charting…..

Don’t you just hate it when u want to rework a painting and u cant remember what colors u used? Now I document every color I use for ¬†every painting. Yes a color chart really works. I find them very useful, saves me a ton of time. When designing a painting, I simply use my color charts to map out my painting and the…