Drawing & Painting with DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Sticks: “How To” Tips with Natalie Oswald

Peacock by Natalie Oswald created using DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Sticks

In our DANIEL SMITH Summer Sale Catalog with “Reflecting” by Luke J. Tornatzky on the cover, we had an excellent article by Natalie Oswald with Tips on “How To” use the DANIEL SMITH Watercolor Sticks.  I am sharing that article here since right now that article is not available on the danielsmith.com site.   Like many artists, I am continuously looking for new and exciting materials to broaden my artistic horizons.  Although the staples in my studio always have their … Continue reading

Special FREE Demo: INTERACTIVE PRINTMAKING: “Daniel Smith Etching Ink DVD” with Bill Ritchie at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store

Bill Ritchie Special Interactive Printmaking Demo with DVD of his 1977 interview with Dan Smith and Pulling Prints off his Halfwood Press at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store

Last Saturdays’ Special demo at the DANIEL SMITH Seattle Store with Multimedia Artist Bill Ritchie:  was such a interesting experience on many levels.    My initial interest was to watch Bills’ 1977 video interview with Dan Smith (OUR Dan Smith!) with Dan talking about making etching and litho inks and why, while he worked on making a batch of etching ink.  Bill’s UW (University of Washington) video students were making this documentary as an assignment.  It is so interesting to … Continue reading

Cool Things You Can Do With DANIEL SMITH Gold Gesso!

DANIEL SMITH Gold Gesso Demonstration with Allison Agostinelli

Sundays’ FREE Art demo at the Seattle DANIEL SMITH Store was with Artist Allison Agostinelli showing how DANIEL SMITH Gold Gesso is used for Painting, and not just with Oils and Acrylics but with Watercolors too…it’s Multi-media friendly!  A few years ago Allison attended a FREE DANIEL SMITH demo with Artist Tis Huberth and that demo got her interested in the Gold Gesso which inspired Allison then and there to incorporate it into her Art.  Allison even named her studio in honor of … Continue reading

Tips on Packing Oil Paint When Traveling by Airplane

Jet Plane flying over DANIEL SMITH to land at nearby Boeing Field

We often get questions on how to pack oil paints when traveling by plane.  So in our Seattle Store we have posted a copied page from one of our DANIEL SMITH Catalog articles to help answer the question.    In our DANIEL SMITH Summer Catalog for 2007, Artist Scott Burdick wrote an article with 3 travel scenarios in Packing to Paint where in addition to what to bring to paint with when traveling, he offered some tips for airline travel with Oil Paints.   … Continue reading

You can now be an “Official” Fan of DANIEL SMITH on Facebook!

Become an "Official" DANIEL SMITH Fan!

Yesterday we set up a Facebook Page and you can now become a Fan of DANIEL SMITH on Facebook!  So come on by and visit us, be a Fan and join in the conversation on Facebook!   A few weeks ago we also began tweeting on Twitter .  It has been very cool to meet so many Artists and visit their websites, it’s been like a private studio tour.  So we invite you to “follow us on Twitter“!   See … Continue reading

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