What You Must Know When Repainting Wood Surfaces

If you are repainting a wood surface, your first chore is to prep the surface. New paint will not stick to dirt or peeling paint. On large surfaces the quickest way to clean the old wood painted surface is to pressure wash it. You will need to use a washer that can generate at least 2500 […] Read more »

Painting with a Limited Palette

Many painters paint with what is called a limited palette, which consists of a small selection of primary colors. Vincent Van Gogh proclaimed that all he needed was red, blue, yellow, white and black. This really is a limited palette. Some feel that you don’t even need black. Using these basic colors, Van Gogh believed that he could […] Read more »

Acrylic Glazes

Glazes have been around since the days of the Renaissance oil painters. These painters developed the technique of painting a monochromatic underpainting. Over that painting, they would apply glazes, which are very thin layers of transparent color. Imagine that the glaze is a colored film that you apply over a black and white photograph. The […] Read more »