Category Archives: Non-Toxic Art Supplies

Corel Painter and Digital Art – A Whole New World of Painting for the Disabled

For those of you who are disabled, you know how discouraging it can be to get your paint out, set up your canvas and then feel too tired to actually paint.  Some days it’s hard for me to sit at … Continue reading

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Revisiting Acrylics – Hope for the Chemically Sensitive?

Over the past four years I have sampled many brands of acrylics and had reactions ranging from mild (dizziness) to severe (throat closing off).  I knew oils were not an option, so I pretty much gave up on having an … Continue reading

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Why I Chose Watercolor

Back in the early 1980s I was diagnosed with a strange and dubious condition referred to as environmental illness.  Proponents described it as being allergic to the 20th century and blamed it on pollution, pesticides and modern chemicals.   Mainstream medicine … Continue reading

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