If you like to gesso your own panels, this video will show an easy way to prepare your panels for painting on both acrylic and oil. This is the first of my series called “The Imperfect Painter.” I chose this title because I think people think to make art you have to be “perfect” at…

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I’m excited to announce that I’ve installed the 22 foot long mural and 4 sculptures that I created for Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, TN. This is on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the new 11th floor. Since “Space” was the theme, I created a painting about “Space Bunnies.” It was hard to paint…

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Published by Thrive Global on November 30, 2019  (Click here to see the published article) By  Rachael McCampbell, An artist, teacher, writer and leader of trips abroad to promote all things creative. Rachael is on a mission to share the creative process, encourage people to paint and to make art fun!  You can enjoy making art…

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Painting with Gamblin’s Cold Wax Medium is becoming a very popular method with artists all over the world. In the process of painting with Cold Wax, artists can build layers of paint on paper or panels, add textures, use printmaking techniques, create mark making with charcoal, pencils wax pencils, incorporate powdered pigments, R & F…

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