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Category: Tutorials


Painting Snow In Oils

After graduating from the Florence Art Academy, Leo became an instructor and subsequently Director of the drawing program for sculptors. He uses traditional materials, his own hand-ground paints, canvases and oils.


In Praise Of The Straight Edge

Straight edge brushes were traditionally used by the sign writer and calligrapher. Now however, for the painter to leave this valuable tool out of his equipment is a great mistake.

Every painting is a mixture of the defined or the undefined, or as I tend to refer to them ‘mush’ and ‘anchor’. The straight edged brush is the perfect tool for painting in the anchors with freshness and simplicity, yet with accuracy.