Trying Out Rabbit Skin Glue

Trying Out Rabbit Skin Glue

This weekend I tried rabbit skin glue for priming canvas and was pleased with the result.  For years I was hesitant to test this old-time technology, but having been disappointed with PVR sizing I decided to give it a go.  Plus with the closing of Jerry’s on Fourth...
Another Art Supply Store Closes

Another Art Supply Store Closes

It was with sadness that I went downtown to Jerrys New York Central on 4th Avenue to grab what was left at the closing sale.  Jerry’s was one of the last remaining art supply stores in Manhattan that had salespeople who know about the inventory and a friendly...
Painting in Maine

Painting in Maine

This past summer I had the opportunity to continue my watercolor exploration in Maine. Part of my journey included a workshop sponsored by Coastal Maine Art Workshops with the master watercolorist, Alvero Castagnet. Alvero’s work is all over the internet and his...