Edgeworth Johnstone's Articles http://www.a1articles.com en-us editorial@articlealley.com Alternative Views on Artists Brushes for Oil Painting This article describes some unorthodox methods for using paint brushes when painting in oil. None of these are intended to replace traditional advice. It is more a list of additional things to consider when painting, and hopefully get results from. It may... http://www.a1articles.com/alternative-views-on-artists-brushes-for-oil-painting-2341411.html 25th August 2011 How to Stretch Paper for Watercolour Painting This article is a guide to stretching paper for watercolour painting, using the traditional 'gummed tape method'. If you are using paper 356 gsm (260 lb) or less, it is normally considered essential to do this, otherwise the paper is likely to cockle afte... http://www.a1articles.com/how-to-stretch-paper-for-watercolour-painting-2340425.html 24th August 2011 Digitally Editing Photographs of Paintings In my previous article, I explained how I photograph my paintings, recording high enough quality jpg's to reproduce well to at least 7 inches square in high-resolution print. In this article, I explain the digital editing process I use in Adobe Photoshop ... http://www.a1articles.com/digitally-editing-photographs-of-paintings-2338006.html 22nd August 2011 Taking a Digital Photograph of a Painting for Amateurs This article explains how I take digital photographs of paintings that are high enough quality to be reproduced to at least 7 inches square in high-resolution print format, using affordable equipment, and little technical knowledge. I suspect, without hav... http://www.a1articles.com/taking-a-digital-photograph-of-a-painting-for-amateurs-2337516.html 19th August 2011 Some Tips for Buying Art on Ebay How to buy a painting that doesn't cost a fortune and isn't commercial. Where do you go? Art Galleries? Most art galleries show mainly commercial style art, and tend to charge a lot for original work. A shop offering art prints? You're only getting a p... http://www.a1articles.com/some-tips-for-buying-art-on-ebay-2335533.html 17th August 2011