• Painting Snow Scenes in Gouache

    29 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    The new December/January issue of International Artist Magazine has an article that I wrote on painting snow scenes outdoors. I painted most of these small pictures on days when it was above 50 degrees Fahrenheit and there was no danger of the paint freezing.
    I haven't had much luck using water media when the temperature goes below freezing. I have tried using vodka or whisky in place of the water, and I've tried putting hand warmers under the palette, but those methods haven't worked for me. Once the paint freezes in a brush, it's game over.
    But in the Hudson Valley of New York State...
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