Ninja Art Varnishing Tips

Finishing, How To, Intermediate, Painting, Video Tips

Here’s three great videos all about varnishing, why you should varnish artworks and what type of varnish is best to use.

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If you already know about varnish and want to jump straight into the action, check out this post:

Let’s start at the Beginning: Why should paintings be varnished?

Now you know why artworks are varnished, it’s time to choose which type of varnish to use: gloss, satin or matte?

More great features of gloss varnish:

If you’re ready to get varnishing, check out this post:

Happy painting!

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Ninja Art Tip #48 Get Organised

An art tip that can change your whole creative life is simply to get organised! Learn here how a clean and organised life allows you to create more, and think more creatively.

Ninja Art Tip #47 Delay the Detail in Portraits

When drawing portraits, it is particularly important to delay adding the details. Learn how this tip can help make portrait drawing easier and why it is so important.

Ninja Art Tip #46 Delay the Detail

It is really important to delay adding the details in your drawings for as long as possible. Find out why this makes it a lot easier to get a great result here!

Ninja Art Tip #45 Stop Talking. Start Creating.

To start creating, you need to both stop thinking and stop talking! Once we start complaining about our artistic barriers, we end up wasting heaps of time. Learn how to better use that time here.

Ninja Art Tip #44 Stop Thinking. Start Creating.

Our own thoughts are our biggest obstacle to being creative. So if you want to be creative, you need to engage your zen mind. Learn more about this here.

Ninja Art Tip #43 Shading Drawings (Part 2)

Want to learn more about shading? When using a water-soluable pencil, your shading does not need to be accurate as you can spread it with water. Learn the best way to do this here!

Ninja Art Tip #42 Shading Drawings (Part 1)

Want to learn more about shading? The key is having the right shape before you begin. Learn the best way to create that here!

Ninja Art Tip #41 Graphite with a Twist

Have you ever tried drawing with a pencil made completely of graphite? This type of pencil opens a world of creativity. Learn what you can achieve with it here!

Ninja Art Tip #40 Remove the Overwhelm

Are you feeling overwhelmed about picking up your pencils to draw? If so, it’s best to shrink the size of the job. Learn how twinchies can help here!

Ninja Art Tip #39 Multiple Tools

Do you ever see something beautiful that you want to sketch, but you only have a journal and no pen? Learn here how owning multiple tools can help!

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