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What you need to perfect your home office

Article by Julia Finnegan

Whether it is the unique timbre of their voice that speaks to you, or their concise...

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September 24TH-October 30TH, 2021

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Art Noise Handbook

Author: Brandon Finney

Beneath their colourful appearance and creamy textures, oil paints conceal a fascinating formulation that has evolved considerably since their rise to popularity 

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With so many different brands, applications and price ranges, here are some key indicators that might help you find exactly what you need whether shopping with us or at any other retailer, and more specifically when shopping for Tri-Art products.
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There isn't anything much more satisfying than the look of a thick crystal clear coat of epoxy resin on your painting. It is incredibly appealing and tempting to coat all your paintings in epoxy resin, however they have very low UV stability compared to acrylic polymer emulsion products. Yes it's true, some epoxy resin products have better UV stability than others, but the bottom-line is all epoxy resin will yellow, it just depends on how much time has passed.

Stay creative with your community

Spread some cheer by creating some incredible window paintings. This is a great project to do with your kids as well. Join the YGK Window Gallery group on Facebook for some ideas and inspiration. A special thanks to Leanne Cater for setting this up. What you will need:

 

You are finally ready to take a little break from painting, what do you do with your extra paints, how can you store them for later? Here are some tips to keep your paints lasting as long as possible.

What should you do?

Always prime canvas yourself, if you have purchased a pre-primed canvas, it would be good practice to add at least one layer of your own acrylic gesso. Use a good quality acrylic gesso if possible, avoid primers designed for walls as typically these are lower quality.