Urania and Ptolemy

Title: Urania and Ptolemy Artist: Anawanitia Medium: Oil Support: Stretched Canvas Size: 18x24 inches Date Completed: June 28, 2018 Framed: not necessary This picture was adapted from an inspirational small stamp woodcut illustration that is in many old world texts books about astronomy. It was originally from Johann de Scarobusco’s Textus de Sphaera that was … Continue reading Urania and Ptolemy

What is the Difference Between a French Easel, Guerrilla Painter and a Traditional Paint Box?

Small, Medium or Large, there are a variety of art supply boxes that will cater to any artist. Here are three of the most popular. From left to right: Guerrilla Painter Box 9x12, a traditional paint box and a French Easel. Three styles of art boxes. Which do you choose?  Let us first go through … Continue reading What is the Difference Between a French Easel, Guerrilla Painter and a Traditional Paint Box?

App Scrap

My favorite iPad apps. With my writings on the iPad Warrior series, there is a bit of warning. Apps get scrapped frequently. So be very wary about giving your hard earned money an app, you need to think about number one, and how it will affect your projects in both the short run and the … Continue reading App Scrap

Art Studio Tips

Studio Safety Professional paints contain pigments are the same or nearly the same in all mediums. Some pigments contain ingredients such as cobalt, cadmium or lead, which are toxic. There are a plethora of pigments that are not toxic, and will give you a full palette of colors. Acrylics Acrylics take no less than 20 … Continue reading Art Studio Tips