Personal list of painting dos and donts

After many, many, many painting failures (and the angst that goes with them😩) I’ve come up with a list of what I currently see as things to avoid–I think of them as prime suspects in my oft-repeated whodunnit entitled “who killed my painting?”.   Here they are: Cotton canvas: Has no character or texture so…

M Graham oil paints

I like to research materials periodically so thought I’d publish my findings in regard to these paints, of which I have a few. Those that I have, I’m very happy with. I also have paints of many other brands, including Old Holland, Michael Harding, Williamsburg and Rembrandt. I was concerned however after reading in my…