Painting Techniques Blog

The Painting Techniques Blog will keep you up-to-date on changes and additions to the Web site.

Pastel Art

Pastel art is a unique mediuum and requires special pastel techniques. This page will share techniques and tips that Judy Filarecki found helpful.

Acrylic Transfers

How to make perfect letters every time using acrylic gel for acrylic tranfers

How to Draw with a Grid

How to Draw will cover different drawing techniques to help you learn to draw using a grid.

Painting Techniques Home Page

Painting techniques including watercolor techniques, oil painting techniques, painting with acrylics and pastel art are discussed by nature artist, Judy Filarecki

How to Paint with Watercolors

Insight into how to paint with watercolors including explanations based on paintings I have done.

How to Oil Paint

Suggestions on how to oil paint based on my experience with them.

Water Soliuble Oils

Learn how to oil paint without the fumes from traditional oils by usin water-soluble oils instead.

Mixing Colors

Do you need help understanding about mixing colors for a successful and satisfying painting? Here are some basics you need to know that will help.

Painting with Acrylics

Painting with acrylics can be fun because they can mimic oils or can be thinned down to mimic watercolors but have the advantage of drying quickly and permanently.

About Me

A little bit about Judy Filarecki.

Gambel’s Quail

Gambel’s Quail are seen in the deserts of Southern Arizona. They mate for life and are very family oriented. ¬†They are a real joy to watch ans they scurry across the ¬†yard in a straight line.