Art Supplies Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn to paint with acrylics?

Where can I find paint sets for beginners?

What can you paint acrylics on?

How do I paint clouds and trees?

At what temperature does firing occur?

What happens to pottery if the Bisque temperature is too high or low?

What type of brush do I need?

Where can I find art supplies online?

What is Art?

What compels the Artist?

What is an airbrush?

How does an airbrush work?

what kind of airbrushes are there?

Where can I find Acrylic paint sets

How do I learn to use airbrush paint?

Where can I find paint brush sets?

Where can I find paint sets for beginners?

Do I need special brushes to use watercolors?

Who needs to use an Easel?

What is watercolor?

What is color pencil art?

Where does graphite come from?

How is drawing charcoal made?

What is sketching?

Where can I find oil paint sets?

What are pastel paint sets?

Why would I use an art video guide?

What is Art Canvas?

What is watercolor canvas?

How do I prepare a canvas for acrylic paint?

How can I transport wet canvas?

What is an artist sketch box?

Why should I stretch my own canvas?

What are casein colors?

What is poster paint?

What are paint aerosols used for?

What is Collage art?

What are art markers?

Who uses pencil sets?

What are watercolor pencils?

What's in a watercolor pencil set?

Why use color markers for art projects?

Why do artists sketch?

What are oil paints made of?

What are oil paint colors?

What is acrylic painting?

What is air brushing?

Why should I use an art box?

What are the benefits of an art set?

How do I organize my art or art collection?

What is bisque firing?

What are casein paints?

What is a simple, mess free art supply option?

What is art therapy?

What is drawing?

Where can I find quality fine art supplies?

What is painting?

What is overglaze?

What is poster paints?

How can I transport my painting?

What colors do you suggest a beginner buy?

What is the best angle for my easel?

What is a tabletop easel?

Why choose a French easel?

How does the weight of your painting affect the stability of your easel?

What are the benefits of a metal easel?

Is an easel necessary?

Are instructional videos worthwhile?

How do I choose an instructional video?

How good are the artizts on instructional art videos?

What type of artists could benefit from drawing videos?

Are there art history videos?

What is a printing press?

What is screen printing?

What is a phenolic bed plate?

What is the reputation of Richeson presses?

How important is it to align a printing press?

What are thypes of print making that require printing presses?

How do you care for a printing press?

How do spray booths work?

How do you care for a spray booth?

Do I really need a spray booth?

When running a business, do I need to follow any regulations?

What is a seamless spray booth?

What is an opaque projector?

How long can I keep an image under an opaque projector?

What do artists use opaque projectors for?

Do opaque projectors really save artists time?

What is the history of the opaque projector?

What are the benefits of a Kopykake projector?

What is the best professional grade opaque projector?

Are quality art supplies really any better?

What are the benefits of buying art supplies online?

What kinds of art supplies make good gifts?

What are painting knives used for?

What are acrylic paints?

What is an acrylic paint medium used for?

What is varnish for?

How can you store extra acrylic paint?

Are acrylic paints popular?

How can I save money on acrylic paint supplies?

How can I dispose of acrylic paints in an environmentally safe way?

How can I open sealed acrylic paint tubes?

Is there a right way to mix acrylic paint colors?

How do you apply acrylic paint colors?

Who is the leading acrylic paint manufacturer?

What does medium do when mixed with acrylic paints?

How do you mix brows?

Is there any way to get dried acrylic paint out of your brush?

Is there a proper way to clean and store paint brushes?

How do you choose the right brush for your painting?

What are the characteristics of the different types of brushes?

Are synthetic brushes good?

How do you hold a paint brush?

What are the uses of the different paint brush shapes?

What is the history of oil paints?

Why do artists choose oil paints?

What are direct and indirect oil painting?

What are the popular terms of oil painting?

What are the different grades of oil paints?

When do you varnish an oil painting?

Is it a good idea to buy an oil paint set?

How do you preserve leftover oil paints?

What does painting 'Fat' over 'Lean' mean?

How do you varnish an oil painting?

How can I avoid the health hazards of oil painting?

How can oyu judge a good solvent?

What is muslin and scrim?

What are canvas panels?

What are the benefits of using linen for canvas?

Why do some artists stretch their own canvas?

What do the terms single, double and universal primed mean?

What terms do I need to know about canvas?

How do you make paper?

What is the history of papermaking?

How do I add color to my handmade paper?

Is it possible to make your own papermaking mold?

How do you add texture to hand made papers

Are papermaking kits of sufficient quality to use?

Is it possible to make an envelope?

Is it possible to store pulp?

What is gouache?

Can you use gouache with other media?

What are cold press and hot press papers?

What products or additives are sometimes added to gouache for effect?

What are the positive and negative attribtues of gouache?

What is the shelf life of gouache?

What supplies should I keep in my art box?

What are paint sticks?

What supplies should I keep in my art box?

Can you explain the number system on all the paint brushes?

Which medium should I choose?

What brand Acrylics should I use?

re there different techniques with Acrylics that I should know?

Once a bisc piece is painted, does it have to be fired?

How do I apply Gold Luster Overglaze?

Any suggestions on displaying a painting?

How do you take care of paint brushes?

How can art therapy benifit my child?

What is acrylic paint?

How do I take care of a watercolor brush?

What kind of pallet do I need for acrylic paints?

What is the best way to make your own paint booth?

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Q. I am a begining oil painter. I was wondering what colors you suggest a beginer buy. I`ve heard students in my classes talking about how they use only a few "basic" colors, in which they can mix a large range of colors from. Do you have any tips?
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