Why sharing photos on Facebook is bad for you |... →
I have just deleted all of my photos from Facebook, except for those I’ve taken for Safe Space Gym, Myojo Dojo & Crossfit Hove, aswell as those I’ve posted via external links. If you’re an artist or photographer I’d recommend reading this article ( also the comments afterwards ) from Exposed Planet, who has found his photography used without permission on many sites...
Gesso, Twitter, Recipes
Since Winchester School of Art I’ve loved using gesso as an oil painting ground, for its absorbency, glow, finish & process. Recently, however, I was ordering some hide glue & Gesso from Atlantis Arts ( http://atlantisart.co.uk ) when I saw a warning regarding its use on canvas, & its flexibility issues. It was originally used for wooden panels, the site said, & I was...
From "Art Hardware: The Definitive Guide to...
On traditional gesso as ground, & the advice from experts ( see Atlantis Art Supplies, Grounds & Gesso, for details…among others ) to avoid using it under oil paints on canvas, as it is suited to rigid wooden panels rather than flexible ones. Here is a way around it, to retain the beautiful absorbent ground that gesso provides: “…Over the centuries Tibetan scroll...