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!

Check out these other free videos

Ninja Art Tip #69 How To Remove Masking Tape

Using masking tape is a great way to help you loosen up your paintings. However, there is a trick to remove it! Find out what it is here.

Ninja Art Tip #68 How To Make Pencil Drawing Fun

A simple way to have more fun with pencil drawing is by using twinchies! Watch this video to find out how they can make drawing more fun.

Ninja Art Tip #67 How To Start Your Art Journal Pages

Continuing with our art journalling tips, I’d love to show you a fun way to warm up when you’re painting! Check out this video to find out what it is.

Ninja Art Tip #66 How To Decorate Your Art Journal Cover

When decorating your art journal cover, there are techniques that make it easier to fill up the pages. Check out this video to learn more.

Ninja Art Tip #65 How To Loosen Up Your Paintings: An Example [PART TWO]

For an example of loosening up your paintings, check out this video. I created this artwork of a koala using my egg timer technique.

Ninja Art Tip #65 How To Loosen Up Your Paintings [PART ONE]

Want a tip to loosen up your paintings? There are so many ways to do this, but my favourite involves a chicken timer! Find out more here.

Ninja Art Tip #64 How To Start Your Creative Year Well

If you’re an artist, a great way to start the year is by setting up an art journal! Check out this video to learn why and get inspired about what to include.

Ninja Art Tip #63 How To Clean Oil Brushes

Want to know how to clean oil brushes? Click here to learn about a great device that will make the process a lot simpler.

Ninja Art Tip #62 What are the Two Types of Paintbrushes?

When it comes to choosing a paint brush, there is so much to consider. But the most important thing to know is that there are two types of brushes. To learn what they are and how to use them, check out this video!

Ninja Art Tip #61 How To Use Reference Photos

Painting with a reference photo can be really tricky. Check out this video to learn how to use them properly!

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