Ashwinstudio art blog - December, 2017

Self-Build New Art Studio – part 3

6th December, 2017

I investigated many types of roof finishes but finally decided on a EPDM rubber roofing membrane because it is; hard-wearing, reasonably priced, not to difficult to for a DIYer, works within the […]

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Self-Build New Art Studio – part 2

6th December, 2017

Before I started the studio self-build I sat down and worked out what I wanted in the building and how I would position electric sockets. Top of my list was somewhere to […]

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Watching paint dry

16th June, 2009

I have paintings on the go, all at different stages, some very close to completion and others midway. However, they are all at a stage where they need to dry before I […]

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Soften old brushes

9th June, 2009

For natural hair brushes I use diluted hair conditioner. Another method is to dip the brush in linseed oil and leave overnight before rinsing out.

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En plein air

5th June, 2009

Finished framing another of my Norfolk Broads paintings, this one was one of two I painted en plein air on a cold late winters day. I had to keep switching between the […]

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Art Tips

30th March, 2009

How to remove a dent from a canvas? I had a small dent in one of paintings so tried a method I had read about some time ago: Dip a cloth (I […]

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Welcome to Ashwin Studio

21st February, 2009

 I plan to update this blog with my new work and work in progress. Recently, I have been working on a series of paintings depicting the fens. I spend a lot of […]

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