Getting Started With Oil Paints (A Beginner’s Guide)

When there are so many type of pigments out there, why paint with oil paints? The benefits are tremendous! Plum Line by Dorothy Lorenze COMPARED TO OTHER MEDIA, OIL PAINTS OFFER: Slower drying time. This gives you more time to blend colors or manipulate the paint. Greater opacity. Because of this, areas can be re-painted to correct … Read moreGetting Started With Oil Paints (A Beginner’s Guide)

An Expert’s Secrets for Painting Interiors

Painting an interior view offers an intimate glimpse into another life, another environment, another time. I mean really — don’t you enjoy seeing the light in your neighbors’ windows as you drive by at night? Light through a window: there’s a warm camaraderie there. Morning Light at Seven Hearths by Dorothy Lorenze Traditionally, interior paintings … Read moreAn Expert’s Secrets for Painting Interiors

Sun Bleaching Paper: A Kid-Friendly Project That’s Perfect for Summer

Let the warm weather activities begin! Entertaining your kids in the summer months can be a little daunting — filling all the daylight hours while keeping the kids interested is no easy feat! Here’s one awesome way to fill a few of those summer days: sun bleaching paper! Not only is this a crafty, creative … Read moreSun Bleaching Paper: A Kid-Friendly Project That’s Perfect for Summer

10 Essential Tips You Need for Working in Oil Paint

Oil painting has a long and rich place in art history, and it remains a popular medium today. If you’re familiar with acrylic, switching to oil paint is straightforward. But like any material, it has its idiosyncrasies that you should know before putting brush to canvas.  THESE 10 OIL PAINTING TIPS WILL HELP YOU MASTER … Read more10 Essential Tips You Need for Working in Oil Paint

Structured for Creative Freedom

Artists are often portrayed as messy, eccentric, edgy, and sometimes a little crazy.  Like many stereotypes, it may only encompass a few artists. Art classes draw a variety of personalities and artistic approaches.  Some people are detail-oriented perfectionists while others tend to wing it a little more. One of our pedagogical beliefs at Little Art … Read moreStructured for Creative Freedom