The Paint Box

A box full of tutorials, articles, tips and other useful bits and pieces.

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Introduction to Colour Temperature

What is colour temperature? Find out here.

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Seeing Colour Temperature

Look at reference photos and learn to see colour temperature

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Tulips in Pastel Demo

A time lapse demosntration

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Plein Air Painting with Adebanji Alade

Tips and Advice from Adebanji

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How to Paint a Painterly Portrait in Pastel

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Pastel Types and Brands

A talk about the pastel types and brands I own

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Interview with Ben Hope PS NEAC

Pastel and oil plein-air artist Ben Hope shares his methods and materials

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Blog Archive: Techniques

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Blog Archive: Oil Painting

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Blog Archive: Pastel

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Oil Painting for Absolute Beginners

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How to Start A Portrait

How start with a good likeness

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Painting an NHS Hero

Painting a portrait of an NHS hero

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Time Lapse Pastel Portrait

See the progress - and play time - of a pastel portrait

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Lorena Kloosterboer’s Guide to Painting with Acrylics

Everything you ever wanted to know about acrylics

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Lorena Kloosterboer’s Poetic Realism

An Interview

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Floral Paintings by Kathleen Speranza

Beautiful floral paintings in oils

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20% Off Artwork Archive

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Glossary of Painting Terms

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Tips for Oil Painters

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25 Oil Painting Tips

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Painting a Geranium: Part 2

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Is My Painting Finished? A Check List

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Painting a Geranium – Part 1

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Painting Skin Tones

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List of Pastel Brands

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10% Off Jacksons’s for New Customers

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A Short Guide to Pastel

Guide to Pastel Colour Mixing

Oil Painting Supplies List