Personal Update: Spring 2022

I have not had time to sit down and write a blog in quite some time. I am working on some review articles very slowly. I have been dealing with the loss of our two cats in 3 months of each other. So it’s been pretty rough around here. I have also been working onContinue reading “Personal Update: Spring 2022”

September…Soon™

September is coming up very quickly; I’ve got a little less than a week to finish things for August. Some things are not getting done that I thought would and some that I didn’t expect to get started got started. First off here is my list for the month: I finished everything highlighted in greenContinue reading “September…Soon™”

Brushes, Brushes Everywhere: Shape and Size

We’re back!  It’s been a while so here is the first anatomy post to refresh your memory. Now let’s break the general anatomy of the bristles down a little more starting with shapes. While there are tons of shapes, I’m only going to go over the ones that I find myself using most often toContinue reading “Brushes, Brushes Everywhere: Shape and Size”

Mini Tips Tuesday #2: Primers

For this Mini Tips Tuesday we’re going to be talking all about primers. “What is a primer?” Primer is a coat of paint that allows your subsequent layers of paint to adhere better. It will help keep your paint job more durable as well. Without primer paint will easily chip off and ruin your paintContinue reading “Mini Tips Tuesday #2: Primers”

Artist’s Arsenal Brushes: A Review

Hello, dear readers!  For the holiday season I gifted myself a new set of brushes! I am going to tell you all about them but, first, I will again mention that I paid for these with my own money and am not being paid for the review. The set is called the Artist’s Arsenal. TheyContinue reading “Artist’s Arsenal Brushes: A Review”

Minivember 2019: Days 3-18

I dropped the ball. I’m behind because I’ve been sick all month. I’m currently trying to catch up on the…several days I am behind by. I threw out the calendar to save some time and paint. I’m still painting the models on the calendar just not in that order. Not all of the pictures areContinue reading “Minivember 2019: Days 3-18”

Minivember: One More Once!

So I didn’t get my All Mini’s Eve calendar done. But I knew I couldn’t put off some big challenge for myself. Thus leading to the decision to do Minivember again and maybe again next year if I still don’t get the calendar done, because life, but I’m really hoping I can get it togetherContinue reading “Minivember: One More Once!”

Paint Swatch Journals

I realize this is a /very/ late write up but I got some interest in it on Instagram and thought I’d share a more detailed process than what I could fit in one post. So in January of 2018 I decided to find a way to catalog my paints. I have a spreadsheet that IContinue reading “Paint Swatch Journals”