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  • All About Watercolour
    May 11, 2022

    All About Watercolour

    What is watercolour? Watercolour is an form of paint that is created using a combination of dry pigments and a water-soluble binder, which is traditionally called gum arabic. It can also be made using honey as a binder. The pigment and...

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  • All about Gouache
    April 19, 2022

    All about Gouache

    All About Gouache You may have seen it on social media while looking up new artists. This extremely vibrant and fully opaque paint that almost looks velvety when it’s dry. There are several brands that carry this type of paint,...

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  • Choosing an Easel that's right for you!
    March 15, 2022

    Choosing an Easel that's right for you!

    So you would like to start painting and you have pretty much everything you need to get started. You dive right into your project and things are going great! Rather quickly though, you begin to feel a crick in your...

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  • All About Canvases
    February 22, 2022

    All About Canvases

    If you’ve walked into Wallack’s before, you have certainly noticed the entire wall that is dedicated to flat, mostly white surfaces that come in all shapes, sizes and depths. If by chance you have never seen these items before, you...

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  • Choosing the right brush
    February 11, 2022

    Choosing the Right Paint Brush

    I bet you can picture yourself: You walk into Wallack’s and turn down the first aisle to pick up a paint brush for your project. To your amazement, you’re met with thousands of brushes. Some are pointy, some are flat...

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  • All About Acrylics: A Beginner's Guide
    January 24, 2022

    All About Acrylics: A Beginner's Guide

      What is Acrylic Paint? Acrylic paint is arguably the most versatile painting material out there. You've likely used it in the past at some point in your life, like when you made crafts as a kid or putting together...

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  • Custom Framing is for almost ANYTHING!
    January 24, 2022

    Custom Framing is for almost ANYTHING!

    When it comes to framing, people are often overwhelmed with what it entails, be it visualizing the results, labor required, cost etc. Framing is an art in itself and it’s main purpose being preservation of a painting, photograph, sculpture or...

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  • All About Oil Paint and Mediums - The Basics!
    November 5, 2021

    All About Oil Paint and Mediums - The Basics!

    You've tried every other artistic medium in the book, but when it comes to oil paint, it just seems so daunting, right? You're not alone. Many customers who shop at Wallack's share that they often feel intimidated by oil paint....

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