First-rate Finds: Freezing Oil Paint

Painting should, more realistically, be called ‘colour mixing’ – because eighty percent of my ‘painting’ time is spent mashing up colour combinations with my palette knife. It’s a heck of a job: The potential for botching things is almost as high as the potential for wasting copious amounts of paint. (The two often go hand in hand.) I prefer to over-estimate … More First-rate Finds: Freezing Oil Paint

Mixing your vegetables: The seedy underbelly of fresh produce.

I made some rather heady, rash choices in the green grocer’s the other day because instead of concentrating, I was contemplating my next painting as I shopped.  I am now facing the awkward consequences of buying fresh produce based purely on shape or colour, rather than my need of them for the week’s menu.  So … More Mixing your vegetables: The seedy underbelly of fresh produce.