Painting a Blue Abstract with Acrylics

Painting a Blue Abstract with Acrylics

Highlights from my latest abstract painting commission titled 'Solace'. Created on a 60 x 60cm canvas using acrylic paints ....and mostly a knife!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pp-XcJB6z4

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Abstract Painting Demo with Acrylics

Abstract Painting Demo with Acrylics

I've recently been asked to create 7 abstract paintings using acrylic paints, and I'm hoping to document the process and provide some tips and tricks along the way. In this short video, I demonstrate some of my favourite techniques when it comes to painting abstracts....

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Abstract Acrylic Painting Techniques | Embrace

Abstract Acrylic Painting Techniques | Embrace

I've always incorporated some form of abstract in my work. I love creating texture and I love seeing parts of paintings that have intricate but lose details. I've touched up on full-abstract paintings in the past but recently I decided to dive back into the realm and...

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How To Gesso Wood Panels For Oil Painting

How To Gesso Wood Panels For Oil Painting

I’ve been working on wood panels for almost a year, exclusively with oil paints. The first batch of panels I purchased were pre-primed with Gesso and I absolutely loved the working texture of them. I like a smooth surface to work on with a tiny bit of grip for the...

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How to Package a Painting for Shipping

How to Package a Painting for Shipping

Over the last 15 years, I have relied on the trusty postal service when it comes to sending my work to a destination and in this blog, I’d like to share with you how I package original artwork to ensure a safe arrival. Over the years I have sent all different types of...

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10 Tips For Artists

10 Tips For Artists

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”– Mark Twain Being inspired to make art always came very easy to me. I have experimented with many styles in my career but it all comes down to the excitement and the need to put brush on canvas. If you ask what...

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My Top 10 List of Art Materials

My Top 10 List of Art Materials

  Since 2006 I’ve used a variety of materials for art and illustration. From watercolour paints, a Wacom for children’s book illustration to charcoal and pencil for portraits and pets. From January of this year, I focused on creating British wildlife using...

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Terry Pegg

Terry Pegg

  I wanted to share with you all a man of who I considered an inspiration to me, a gentleman who I’ve admired as a person and as an artist, Terry Pegg. I first met Terry in 2006. I was a graduate from the University of Falmouth. I had just obtained my degree in...

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