Tag Archives: Animals

Brush Care

Great time at the Las Vegas Creative Painting Convention!! I introduced the Princeton Select Series 3750 filbert grainers to quite a few painters while we painted Sprite. And of course how do you clean your brush at the end of … Continue reading

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Art Play Date Bonus Lesson

Art Play Date has a wonderful Bonus Project which will be available April 3! Get your creative juices flowing and ready for the regular classes starting May 3. www.lydiasteeves.com

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The Difference the Background Colour Makes

The choice of background colour makes a huge difference to the mood, feeling, palette choice and procedure of creating art. Debutante was originally designed for the darker background. Although it was a hot summer day my setting is my shady … Continue reading

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Art Play Date

Art Play Date has all the projects available for viewing now! This has got to be the best value with 26 projects. And a great selection of media as well. My JD in the Summer Sun is colour pencil on … Continue reading

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Color Pencil Play Date

Color Pencil Play is pretty organized now. All the projects are up for viewing. I’ve got two in the line up. Snowy Owl in the Arctic Sky and Fuzzy Love. Both have the pan pastels in the background and then … Continue reading

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Tiger in the Grass

Acrylic Painting Club has just barely started. There is still time to sign up. Please remember to go through my links on my home page to sign up. That is the only way they know who sent them! Thanks.

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Little Foxy – part three

Sorry for the delay on this installment. I got a little distracted with the Art Play Date, finishing my book and going to The Tole Patch in Delaware!! They did an amazing job on their Little Foxies! I use my … Continue reading

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Design Notes

I have just finished a rather large painting and thought painters might be interested in some of my thoughts and steps as I worked through it. I found a photo from Salthaven Wildlife Rescue, asked for their permission to use … Continue reading

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Fur and Feathers Volume 2

      My book is finally here!!! You can buy it from Viking Woodcrafts and you can get it at their booth if you are at the SDP convention this month. But you can also buy it from me. … Continue reading

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