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Recently, I tested the use of cold wax on watercolor paper. For those who do not know what is cold wax, it is a medium used in oil painting to modify the consistency of the paint and makes it matte. It looks like a white and waxy paste which is colorless once dry….read more
Today, I present you the last two digital paintings of the series “Au Coeur des choses” (In the Heart of Things). This series begun mainly to explore the effects created by two digital brushes, but it also allowed me to experiment with digital textures and impasto effects.read more
Next September, two of my intuitive digital paintings will be showed at the annual exhibition of the ALPAP members in Laval, Quebec. Here are all the information concerning this exhibition and my paintings…read more
For several weeks, I work on a series of intuitive digital paintings which is entitled ” Au Coeur des choses” (In the Heart of Things). To paint a series is a real challenge for me because I am used to paint according to the desire of the moment and because my taste for the exploration and the new does not usually push me in a constant direction.read more
Corel Painter 2015, the newest version of the software I use all the time to create my digital paintings, has been launched this week. It is faster, more stable and had new features that you will love.read more
When we think about digital painting software, we often think of Photoshop, Illustrator or Painter. These powerful programs used by digital painting professionals are very expensive and are too complicated for complete beginners….read more
If you are looking for an easel, you will see that they often are really expensive, enough to make a big hole in your art supply budget. If you are crafty, or lucky enough to friends who are and can help you, why not to choose to build one instead?
Below, you will find links to websites offering free instructions to build an easel by yourself. Enjoy!
Whether it is to make a sketch, to add colors to an artwork, or simply to write a note on a piece of paper, the pencil is so common and such a part of our everyday life that we rarely question ourselves on how it is made.
Personally, I like to know where my art supplies come from and, when it is possible, how they are made.
Recently, I began a series of digital paintings. I am not used to create series. I rather tend to follow the impulse of the moment which rarely pushes me in the same direction for a very long time. In fact, it is the first time that I choose to invest myself in a series for weeks and even months.read more