‘Gloss gel medium’, ‘matte medium’, ‘heavy gel’, ‘pouring medium’… If you’ve worked with acrylic paint for some time you’ve probably heard these terms before, but it can be quite confusing. What are gels and mediums exactly? And what can they be used for?
For centuries artists have been working on an easel. But why is that? And should you be working on an easel too? The short answer is: yes, you should! 🙂 It really is important to work on an easel. Let me give you three reasons why.
Can working with charcoal get messy? Eh… well, the answer is: yes! Your hands can get quite dirty, and your work area might get covered in charcoal dust as well. But it’s actually quite easy to prevent the mess. So let me give you 5 simple tips to keep it clean.