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Artist’s Hints & Tips
I learned very early on the importance and value of preparing a canvas properly. The first practical step in any work is to build the stretcher, a wooden frame made usually either of processed pine or cedar. I like to use a 38mm high profile with a r
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Raven Wing: A Study in Clockwork
Draw out the composition in pencil and fix it to a rigid surface with artist’s tape. Artist tape detaches more cleanly than masking tape, and taping down the composition ensures that it remains flat and that any excess water is contained. Using a sat
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Shooting Flash on Location
Modern cameras do a great job of shooting in most lighting conditions. Even very low light conditions are easily handled by modern DSLR sensors. There are always times though where you need more light, and a portable flash is great for these situatio