Matte Fluid Acrylics

Matte fluid acrylics are artist-grade paints that work extremely well for countless uses in my shop.  Because they are fluid, they mix well with paint, mediums, and even textures.  But, the coolest thing is the MATTE version of fluid acrylics, which delivers a very ideal sheen.  GOLDEN Artist Colors, Inc. has the best product, in […]

3-day Faux Marble Class at Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

April 26-29, 2013.  The first class held at Golden Artist Colors in New Berlin, NY – finally happened.   Nestled in UPSTATE, NY, the factory is amongst rolling hills and country roads. The class was sold out.  16 students gathered from around the country to learn the challenging skill of veining and much, much more. The […]

Shagreen on Canvas

 Shagreen is a type of rawhide consisting of rough, untanned skin. In this project, we were asked to create panels on canvas. Since it is not possible for shagreen to be large, the area had to be divided into squares. Tape off the alternate squares with at least 2 inches of clearance. Be sure to […]