A Brief Introduction to Basic Pottery Tools1. The sponge is one of the most useful tools in a pottery kit. It helps potters absorb or distribute water during throwing. 2. The metal scraper looks like ribs, but it's lighter and used to smooth wet and soft leather-hard greenware. They come in a variet
Half vs Full PansSome artists use half pans in watercolour boxes while some others prefer to use full pans.Half pans are small, and hence the box that carries them is smaller and more portable. That's probably the one advantage half pans have over full sized pans. But there are more benefits to usin
The Difference between oil pasteland soft pastelChoosing to start a pastel drawing is an easy decision. Choosing your supplies however, is a bit more challenging. You may have gone into your local art supply store expecting to see one type of pastel but discovered there are two very different kinds:
Tempera paint is very popular for kids painting. Remember when you used to paint during art class in elementary school? You squeezed paint out of large gallon containers and dipped your brush in bright colors before you swept it across thin paper. In the process, you probably got it all over your ha
Acrylic versus Oil Painting – Which Medium Should You Start With?IntroductionOne of the first questions you are faced with when you start painting is what medium you should focus on. The three main choices are acrylics, oils and watercolors. For the purpose of this article, I will be discussing the
Actual Difference Between Them Watercolor and Gouache Table of Contents Gouache and Watercolor are two similar styles of painting that both make use of water and water-soluble pigments and binders.While Watercolor is a popular choice of painting method for most artists, Gouache, on the other hand, d
How to use and adjust solid watercolor?