FREE - Video Tutorial - How to Make the Glycerin and Gelatin Plate for Making Monotypes

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3 ways to get out of an ART slump!
gelatin plate print by linda germain

I think making art is like a roller coaster ride. I have great ups and downs. Here are 3 three ways to get yourself out of an art slump. Call an art friend and tell her you are in a funk. Sometimes is helps to just get the words out of you. I think it…

Love your Library – Free ART lessons
Danny Gregory Books at the Haverhill Library

I love my Haverhill Public Library – free books, free AC on hot days and just loads of resources. Jason Asselin Mural at Haverhill Public Library I always check the library first when I hear about a book that I just have to read. And usually I can get it from the library first and…

School Supplies – Art supplies
cheap school supplies to use for making art

I love back to school supply sales. I love buying note books, markers, glue and gadgets for art making. Here are some of the school supplies that I stock up on at this time of year and what I use them for: Composition  notebooks – daily journalling Erasers of all sizes – carving into small…

Separate the Making from the Critiquing
mark making tools for soft plate relief printing

Have you read Dean Nimmer’s book Art from Intuition? I met Dean at Art New England and what a pleasure to meet such a happy guy. His class was called the 100 Drawing Challenge. His students made stuff! Lots of Stuff. It was all about the process of making. Studio at Art New England Student work…