There had been a few minor worries en-route, slight overheating, suspicious drips from under the car and the Sat-Nav had given up the ghost but we were here…and the pack of shortbread […] I’ve just finished creating a new drawing course that follows on from the Absolute Beginners Drawing Course.
In ‘How to Draw Light & Shadow for Beginners’ we look at new materials, techniques and work on some figurative drawings.
I couldn’t resist a quick pen sketch of the row of chimney […] “I’m not getting on.” “You have to get on.” “I don’t, I’m not going.” 5 minutes earlier, you could have mistaken us for locals, idly chatting to a friendly looking Italian who had informed us we needed to take the Linea Arancio (Orange line) to San Marco. You don’t need to drive out to the country to draw from life, from an artistic point of view, urban settings have just as much appeal!
Sketching your surroundings can be such a fantastic way to create a visual diary of your daily experiences and I’m always a sucker for a sketch of a bike.
This video tutorial looks at how you can use different thicknesses […] I’ve just finished creating a new sketching course taking some of my drawing techniques out of the studio into the countryside.
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We arrived in Paris to catch the last few days of a retrospective exhibition of the Swedish painter Anders Zorn (1860-1920) After a snowy week in England, we woke to blue skies, warm croissants and this amazing rooftop view from our hotel room. This new Urban Sketching for Beginners Course, reveals how observing everyday life can give an eye-opening appreciation for the towns and cities that we live in.
Not only can you can proceed immediately to put on the finish paint, but you greatly speed up the time when your kitchen can return to being fully functional.
I did not use a laminate primer on my cabinets, but I did prime them with water-based Kilz, so if you want the extra protection OR you are going to paint your laminate kitchen cabinets, I would definitely recommend you get a primer made specifically for slick surfaces like laminate. Mine have held up well, since this bathroom is not used all the time, it’s a guest bath.
I did take my doors off to paint them, but next time I would just leave them in place.
I had a little bit of a hard time getting the doors back on properly, so I think you could just as easily leave them on.
So, this would be a very good option for painting cabinets too.