Gayle Tudisco
Gayle has shown her work at Amagansett Applied Arts, Hampton Photo Arts, Guild Hall, the Water Mill Museum and the Rose Show at the Rogers Memorial Library of Southampton.  Her paintings are now on display at the Chrysalis Gallery in Southampton.Gayle has studied at Amagansett Applied Arts and the Golden Eagle and has also studied and painted with Mike Viera, Kimberly Munson, Howard Rose and other artists. Gayle is a member of Guild Hall, the East End Arts Council, the Artists Alliance of the East End, the Southampton Artists Association  and the Water Mill Museum.
 
Making Encaustic Medium
I fell in love with encaustic paintings the first time I saw one hanging. There was just something about the work... The luminosity, the transparency, the brilliance. It was unlike anything that I had ever seen before. I knew I had to try it and once I did, I was hooked.
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Introduction to Color Theory
Color is a very broad topic. Entire books have been written on color and it would be quite difficult to cover every aspect of it within the confines of this article. My hopes with this introduction to color theory is to peek your interest and hopefully cause you to study this topic further on your own. Understanding color theory is perhaps one of the most important aspects of becoming a good painter. When you understand the elements of color and how colors interact with one another, you have unlocked one of the biggest puzzles of painting
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How to make your own oil paints
How to make your own oil paintsOil paints are made basically by mixing cold-pressed Linsed oil with pigment or color until a smooth buttery paint is produced. When the oil paint is used and applied to a surface the oil oxidizes or absorbs air and then forms a solid film that binds the pigment to the surface of the painting.
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