Canvas Keys

Canvas Keys or Canvas Wedges Canvas keys are also known as canvas wedges, painters keys, corner keys or canvas inserts. They are used to tighten saggy canvases. All high quality stretched canvas comes with these attached to the back, such as Fredrix Canvases. Insert into the inside corner grooves of the stretcher bars. To use … Continue reading Canvas Keys

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