Should you paint on wood or on a canvas?

What's better to paint on? Wood or canvas? How durable is each of these supports? The choice is important in creating good quality work. Here’s my choice and why.

Is it worth cutting costs on paint?

Making large-size paintings can become costly when using expensive paint, especially when creating a lot of texture. Why are some paints expensive and others much cheaper? How to choose? It all depends on what you're trying to achieve.

Second layer of paint

Paint is dry. I'm going for another layer. 

Yet another layer of paint

Third and fourth layers.