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Have yourself a merry little workshop

Have yourself a merry little workshop

Carol L. DouglasNov 18, 20224 min read
This might be the most-important Christmas present you’ve ever gotten.
Holiday gift guide for the serious artist

Holiday gift guide for the serious artist

Carol L. DouglasNov 16, 2022
This is a gift list for serious painters, meaning you. Leave it open on your iPad, phone or computer. If that doesn’t work, I suppose you’ll just have to forward it ‘accidentally.’
Monday Morning Art School: make your own canvases

Monday Morning Art School: make your own canvases

Carol L. DouglasNov 14, 2022
“I have a roll of cotton duck kicking around here,” B- asked. “Can I just duct tape a big piece of that to a piece of plywood and put a few coats of acrylic gesso on it? Should I leave a few inches raw around the edge in case it comes out decent, so I can …
Holiday gift guide for budding artists

Holiday gift guide for budding artists

Carol L. DouglasNov 11, 2022
I believe you should give new artists a few good tools rather than overload them with the junk you see on department store end-caps. That doesn’t necessarily mean spending more money.
Bare naked in the middle of the street

Bare naked in the middle of the street

Carol L. DouglasNov 9, 2022
How have you conquered your fears and put your work out there to be judged?