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  • Not Just For Ink Blots Anymore

    Drawing with ink takes the precision of a master draftsman and the skill of a watercolorist handling a fluid medium. When I was in school I was completely captivated by the silky dark lines of one of the most famous pen and ink artists, Aubrey Beardsley, but there are several artists working today whose...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 1 Oct 2013
    Filed under: How To Paint, landscape painting, figure drawing, sketching, watercolor painting, still life, Painting, Pastel, Drawing Basics, Ink Drawing, Art, ink Drawing Basics, fantasy art
  • Diagonal Parking for Those Who Can’t Parallel Park

    Okay, I'm going to share with you my dirty little secret: I can't parallel park a car. Well, I can parallel park a car as long as I've got three blank spaces, in a pinch two, and it helps that I drive a Honda Fit. But for the most part I'm willing to drive blocks out of the way and walk...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by Carolyn Henderson on 8 Apr 2013
    Filed under: how to paint, Painting, Figure Drawing, How to Draw People, Art, Drawing Basics
  • Re: Graphite- "Making of a leader"

    I have Parkinson's Disease and always seeking tips to improve (overcome) tremors in my hands while painting, drawing, sketching, etc. as I take plenty of Sinemet and Aricept for the conditions of Parkinson's. Due to cost of doctors and many other medications, my funds are limited when it comes...
    Posted to Drawing by Tremors on 19 Jul 2012
  • More Here Than Color Theory

    I acknowledge that there is a lot about the color wheel and mixing colors that I don't know. But one thing I do know is that there's more to art than color schemes and memorizing a color mixing chart. Andrew by Fred Hatt, drawing with aquarelle crayons, 35 x 25. For example, artist Fred Hatt...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 24 May 2012
    Filed under: How To Paint, figure drawing, Painting, How to Draw People, Drawing Basics, Color, Art
  • 3 Paintings I'd Take in a Heartbeat

    Unknown Woman by Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1890, pastel painting on paper. I love the effects and colors you can get with pastel paintings . . . at least I do now. It wasn't too long ago that I felt like I had some kind of weird complex where I could appreciate the work but I couldn't really see...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 14 Aug 2011
    Filed under: Drawing, How To Paint, figure drawing, Painting, Pastel, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Composing On the Fly When Painting Outdoors

    A photo of the plein air landscape site I chose to paint. I can still recall the first morning I saw this little bend in the river ike it was yesterday. The air was still cool and breezy, the sun was glinting off the water, the bees in their hive were humming—yes, it was everything a plein-air...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Jennifer King on 23 Jun 2011
    Filed under: Plein Air, painting, Landscape Painting, How to Paint, figure drawing, sketching, Landscape Drawing, Drawing Basics, How to Draw People, Art, Perspective Drawing
  • the godfather

    the godfather by xndr oil on canvas 30 x 40 2009
    Posted to Member Gallery by xndr on 12 Oct 2009
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