Gifts for the artist in your life • ZenART Supplies

Susan L Stewart Artist Tips & Tricks, Tools of the Trade 1 Comment

  By Susan L Stewart Finding gifts for that special artist in your life can be confusing if you are not an artist. This guide will give you some options for supplies any artist will love. ZenART Supplies group their products around the medium your artist uses. “Medium” is an art term meaning the type of materials an artist uses …

Oil paint palettes will help you uncover your unique colors

Susan L Stewart Artist Tips & Tricks, Color Theory 2 Comments

by Susan L Stewart Oil paint palettes are traditionally made of wood and are oval shaped. Place your paints around the edge and use the center to mix colors. This palette is practical if you want to stand at your easel with your colors right in front of you. I don’t have a painter’s palette, so I like to use …

Oil Paint Sets Can Help You Grow as an Artist

Susan L Stewart Artist Tips & Tricks 4 Comments

by Susan L Stewart Oil paint sets are a great idea for any artist, especially those who are unfamiliar with various brands and aren’t quite sure of color choices. Manufacturers understand how their colors work together and use that information to combine them into sets as a convenience. Benefits of artists’ oil paint sets Buying your oil paints in small …

Top Tips to Help you Beat Creative

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One of the most common causes of creative block I see in my consulting room is the devastating effect of the inner critic. You see as well as the family and friends we have around us, we also have an inner family, and some of those family members, such as the critic, can be really nasty. Think of your worst enemy; …