Entries by Raymond Riley

Adding a Border to your Work

Today is just a brief note on how to enhance our paintings by using a border.  Borders can be made from all sorts of different materials; last month I showed you how to use Gold leaf and how that can add glitz and glamour to your painting and today I would like to look at […]

Teach me to paint by Paint with Ray

Teach Me To Paint is the subject of my November Blog…. In this blog I would like to share with you the method I use to paint my pictures so that you can see how easy it is for to create your very own masterpiece – even for those folk without any previous experience of […]

April’s Blog – Reference Photos

Welcome to Paint with Ray’s April Blog all about using your own photographs as reference. Hi, I have often heard folk say “what can I paint” or “I don’t know what to paint”.  Well, I would like to give you a few ideas… why not paint from your own photos using them as reference for […]

Arts and Crafts

Hi all well we are into March now and mother nature is starting to show us her beauty, now is the time to get your cameras out and take photo’s of mother nature as she unfolds. The next step is to add them to canvas and using the Bob Ross method I know you can do this. paint beautiful paintings of beautiful snowdrops and daffodils. I don’t think there is anything better than having your own reference photos. You can enlarge them to fit your canvas and watch a simple flower become a beautiful painting.