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Consistency matters…

In 21 Day Painting Challenge, Framing and Preparation by Zoe NathanLeave a Comment

I’m exploring the concept in broader terms by doing this challenge; however, I learned that the consistency of gesso is also super important! Last night, when I started priming the papers around midnight, I toiled with the gesso, willing it to mix smoothly on the palette and spread evenly onto the paper. My brush continuously fell apart onto the surface of the paper as it pushed the glue-like gesso across, and I spent about an …
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21 Day Painting Challenge!

In 21 Day Painting Challenge, Painting by Zoe Nathan1 Comment

Having not done much painting at all in the last few weeks, I thought I’d challenge myself to carve out a little space in my busy schedule for a painting challenge. My task: to complete a painting everyday for 20 days on a piece of primed 8″ x 15″ paper. I know this may seem fairly small-scale and not challenging to some more regular artists, but this seems far-fetched to me, having over four films …