Licensing agreement reached on brilliant new blue pigment discovered by happy accident

Licensing agreement reached on brilliant new blue pigment discovered by happy accident 05/27/2015 CORVALLIS, Ore. – A brilliant new blue pigment – discovered serendipitously by Oregon State University chemists in 2009 – is now reaching the marketplace, where it will be used in a wide range of coatings and plastics.The commercial development has solved a […]

Distressing and Antiquing

Distressing and Antiquing

Learn how to distress Media Crackle Paste with Fluid Acrylics and Antiquing Creams – Distressing and Antiquing. In this video, Andy Skinner will teach you how to easily distress Media Crackle Paste using Fluid Acrylics and Antiquing Creams.   All crackle products allow for full control of crackle results based on the thickness of the […]

Ceracolor – wax painting no heat

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Ceracolor – wax painting no heat – imagine that!!  I have become very involved with encaustics. I love the dreamy layered look that you can achieve with this process. But encaustic painting requires a heat source, which many people are reticent about using. Then there is the issue of fumes and how to address ventilation. […]

David Kitler Visiting Artist

Kitler drawings

I hope these beautiful images inspire you to join the 3 day drawing class with instructor artist David Kitler.  David is an international acrylic wild life painter as well as drawing instructor and he will be visiting Dots ‘N Doodles and The Astoria Art Loft for a 3 day workshop.  The date s are August […]