Is it Okay to Wash Acrylics Down the Drain?

Is it Okay to Wash Acrylics Down the Drain?

One of my beginner students today asked me about the risks of washing paint down the drain: Jacqueline, I’ve seen a few debates on washing brushes and palettes after using acrylics. Some people just wash everything down the sink and some insist it’ll block plumbing up...
Setting Up Your Painting Space

Setting Up Your Painting Space

Do you have a dedicated painting area at home? It’s good to honour whatever form of creative activity you love, whether it is drawing, painting, sculpting, or writing. What happens when you finally have some free time, or when the mood suddenly strikes you, or when a...
How to Find Photos to Paint From

How to Find Photos to Paint From

A Note about Copyright It’s important to know that copyright is always attributed to the original artist (or photographer) as soon as the artwork or photo is created: it’s automatic and the creator does not specifically need to put the copyright symbol on it. The...
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