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Painting flowers in mixed media from imagination, step by step demo by Sandrine Pelissier

Painting Acrylic flowers on board with mixed media is a bit different than painting on canvas, if you want to start on a white surface you will have to apply either gesso or acrylic on the board. I find it easier to start from an abstract background when painting from imagination so after the first […] Read More

Painting flowers in mixed media

I did paint a series of three watercolor and mixed media flowers on yupo paper for the anonymous Art show. They are painted on Yupo paper mounted on board. Here are some pictures of the steps I took.   The Anonymous Art Show is a yearly event organized by the North Vancouver Community Arts Council. Here […] Read More

what are the advantages of working in series on ARTiful, painting demos by Sandrine Pelissier

I recently worked on a series of 8 12 x 12 inches flower paintings in mixed media, simultaneously, switching from one painting to the next until they were all done, that was the biggest series I  ever worked on. I did find that there were many advantages working in series, as it is a very efficient […] Read More


Everyone loves the attention when you take the time and effort to make Christmas cards or gifts by hand . Here are ideas for hand made Christmas greeting cards inspired by zentangle and mandala patterns. These cards can also be used as gift tags and don’t require much supplies: all you need is a blank card, one […] Read More

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paint flowers from imagination with fluid acrylic on yupo paper

Orange Blossoms Yupo paper is fun to try with watercolor and ink as the paint will make very interesting textures while drying on that type of paper, that makes it ideal to start a painting with an abstract background. You can paint directly on the Yupo paper or mount it on board before painting. I […] Read More

breaking the rules in art

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ― Pablo Picasso. In the history of Art, many Artists did choose at one point to deliberately break the rules of their time, rules about composition, perceptive, narration, etc… While breaking those rules they did create some breakthrough works of Art […] Read More

How to add zentangle patterns to your paintings: In Kyoto on ARTiful, painting demos by Sandrine Pelissier

In Kyoto If you like doodling and patterns, you can try incorporating zentangle and designs into your paintings. See how you can do it on a mixed media painting.   To paint a flower painting with zentangle patterns, you will need Canvas, I used 12 x 12 inches pre-streched canvas Krylon workable fixative Acrylic paint, I used […] Read More

How to take good pictures of your paintings (Excerpt from Online Course: Sell your Art online) on ARTiful painting demos by Sandrine Pelissier

This is a free excerpt from a new online course I just made available online: SELL YOUR ART ONLINE REACH NEW MARKETS – LEARN HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA   Before you get started on your website- Taking good pictures     As a visual Artist you will have to show a lot of images (on your website, […] Read More