Everyday Easel Promotion

I am excited to share a 20% off coupon code for the Everyday Easel from Imagination International. Enter Coupon Code:sally20 for 20% off the Everyday Easel at http://everydayeasel.com When I first saw the Everyday Easel at Creativeworld by Imagination International, Inc., I knew this was something special. Being an artist/tech geek with an Industrial Design background, really good, … [Read more...]

Quinacridone Burnt Orange discontinued – Where to Find It

It is a sad fact of fine art material life that big pigment users, such as the industrial, automotive and architectural industries, drive the ability of fine art manufacturers to have access to or to have to discontinue a pigment. Such is likely the case with PR206, our beloved single pigment Quinacridone Burnt Orange. While it will still be available in QoR watercolor, it will no longer be … [Read more...]

Inspiration – Perspective

The artwork of James Michalapolous Keeping a sketchbook is representational art that comes in many forms. It can be journalistic or realistic in style, or fanciful and abstract. It is all a matter of perspective. Perspective is also an intriguing aspect of art making. Oftentimes, when I draw or paint, I find myself trying to recreate the scene in almost photo-realistic quality. On the … [Read more...]

DIY: Stencils on a Spinning Rack

Over a decade ago, a company called Simply Renee came out with a variety of spinning storage racks for stickers, stamps, etc. Pretty much anything you could put on there, you were encouraged to "Clip It Up". At the time, I didn't have any use for an organizer like this. But now, when over a decade later, I desperately wanted something similar... the company and its products no longer exist. A … [Read more...]

Learn to Mix Colors with the Digital Mixer Tool

Join Sally Lynn MacDonald via a virtual workshop on ZOOM to learn how to mix your acrylic paint colors with a fabulous and easy FREE tool that let's you squeeze and UNsqueeze acrylic paint tubes as you learn online! This virtual lesson will allow you to truly see how to mix colors, create complementary mixes to desaturate, see how temperature bias affects mixing, and more. Plus you can save your … [Read more...]

tcc Ep. 1 recap: Mixing Temperatures and Primary Triads

As part of the color collab. (#thecolorcollab #tcc) Episode 1, we discussed CMYK and Temperature and Bias when mixing colors. You can catch that recorded full episode here: https://business.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=1573132919543401 After the broadcast, I realized that all of my documents were mirrored (I love that, Facebook!) so I wanted to post a couple here as well. And our next Episode … [Read more...]