• Do You Have a Magic Mat?

    7 monthes ago - By Kem Studios

    'Desert Oasis' 11x14 pastel ©Karen Margulis available on Etsy $295
    Am I done yet? It's one of the most difficult things about painting. How do we know when we are finished? Overworking is all too easy. You may have heard the saying that it takes a group of artists to paint a painting...one at the easel and the others to say when it is time to stop.
    What happens when we are alone in our studios? How can we tell if the painting is finished? First, is is very important to step back frequently. But what do we look for when we step back? How will that help us determine when the painting is...
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