How to Screen Print at Home
If you're anything like me, and I know you are, you thought screen printing was really hard. Something only magical hippies with a whack of cannabis could do. Not true! DIY screen printing is actually pretty easy and absolutely CRUCIAL for your DIY cred. It's like the gold standard or
Give Thanks Art
Thanksgiving will be here before you know it! I love that Thanksgiving is a day for giving thanks for our many blessings. So often we get caught up in the day to day, worrying about what we don't have rather than focusing on what God has blessed us with. We may not have everything we want, but at least in my case, God always provides everything I need. I created a little piece of art in honor of Thanksgiving that reminds me to give thanks. I started with a paper mache box, scrapbook paper…
Why use encaustic gesso to prepare a substrate?
A fairly new product to the commercial art world is Encaustic gesso. A very good one, made by R & F Paints, allows us to: omit the initial beeswax 'primer' layer create a white (or coloured), toothy, gessoed surface ideal for Encaustics start with an excellent surface for adding a huge variety of media to
Stop Using Ferric Chloride Etchant! (A Better Etching Solution.)
Stop Using Ferric Chloride Etchant! (A Better Etching Solution.): Ferric chloride is a traditional home-use circuit board etchant. It's easy enough to come by, and the Ferric by itself is no big environmental problem. However, once you've etched a board with it, you're left with a solution with a bunch of coppe…
Mandala Art Mosaics
Mandala Art is a multifaceted art company, comprised of the successful import and national distribution of art supplies, an educational mosaic studio, a dynamic fine art production house and a philanthropic division dedicated to community initiatives and corporate partnerships with Australian charities.