A Studio Journal Will Organize Your Thoughts and Creativity

Susan L Stewart Technique, Tools of the Trade Leave a Comment

by Susan L Stewart Notebooks and journals are used for all kind of purposes. I’ve used them for more than 30 years. What works best for me is to have a separate journal for different purposes. However, my favorite journal stays in my studio where I can find it when I need it. When I have an idea for a …

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 …