To celebrate Crayola’s release of “Bluetiful,” we have put together a list of some of the most popular art subjects, all inspired by the color blue.
Oil Painting: Bonding between mother and son important
Avoid this beginner painting mistake that has nothing to do with innate ability but instead has to do with a simple thing called color.
Inspiration & Advice from Mary Whyte I went through a phase when I thought I could control everything–where my career was headed, how my relationships were going to turn out, and what kind of life I was going to have. Ah, I crack myself up. What was I thinking? I now realize that control is…
Take the guesswork out of painting with these six gorgeous color triads so you can focus more on your subject and less on what’s on your palette.
If you look closely enough, you realize every artist has a color theory. Here we look at four of the greatest landscape painters and their use of color.
In the 18th century, a new blue color was made. The discovery changed the art world forever and gifted us with masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Starry Night.
Acrylic Painting: “Zacchaeus, come down quickly, that I must stay at your house today.”
Drawing / Sketch: Desire
Choose Color Schemes Where Light and Dark Dominate Look closely at any painting that draws you in and you will likely find an artwork that uses value in dynamic ways. Value is how light or dark a color is. Adding black to a color gives you a shade of a color; adding white to a…
Acrylic Painting: Rainbow colors exploding from a flower in acrylic.
Your Successful Painting Starts Here Selecting a palette of colors often means limiting the choices, making studies, and experimenting along the way. One of the keys to successful beginner watercolor art is to choose a workable set of colors. Delve into what your palette can be and then start experimenting. Success is a guarantee–because your…