There’s so much to learn when you’re slinging paint and pencil, so here’s the ninth installment in my monthly segment, Muddy Colors: Art Tip of the Month with Jeff Miracola. Each of my short videos will share a handy tip to help you create magnificent art.

My art tip this month is: Retaining Texture in Gesso

In this video, I show you a few tips on how to retain the brushstrokes in your gesso so you can add more texture to your painting surface. I also show you a handy tip for creating a rake tool that you can use to carve into your gesso.