Learn the basics and different types of crosshatching in this free video with Jacqueline Hill.

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Ninja Art Tip #2 Why Should Paintings be Varnished?

Why do we bother varnishing our paintings? Watch here to learn about why varnish is so crucial for protecting a painting long into the future!

Ninja Art Tip #1 How to Varnish an Acrylic Painting

Ever wondered how to varnish an acrylic painting? Learn how to apply this in the video below so your paintings will last longer and look more professional!

Ninja Art Secrets of Earth, Air, Fire and Water

How can Earth, Air, Fire and Water help you create art? Get your Zen Art Mind ready and watch these tips! We'll start with Air: Now let's look at Earth: Looking at Fire: Looking at water: Happy painting!Check out these other free videosWhat to learn more? Visit the...

Ninja Art Varnishing Demo

Varnishing is an important way to protect your beautiful, finished artwork¬†— and is also brings out all the delightful colours.Watch this demo on how to varnish an acrylic painting: Now here's a bonus tip for looking after your varnishing brush without having to...

Ninja Art Varnishing Tips

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

Measuring with a Pencil

Learn how to break Modern Mind by measuring with a pencil in this free video with Jacqueline Hill.Check out these other free videos

Create a Tonal Ruler

Learn how to create your own Tonal Ruler in this free video with Jacqueline Hill.Check out these other free videos

Ninja Art Eraser Tips

Here's four great videos full of all my tips and tricks for using erasers. I use these techniques myself all the time, so enjoy!My favourite pencil-eraser combo — and an extra ninja trick!All sorts of erasers I use:A cool tip for getting the most out of plastic...


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