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  • Varnish, Varnish Everywhere

    I interviewed Sadie Valeri on her unusual wax paper paintings months and months ago, but since then I've been keeping an eye on her. She's got great spirit, enviable talent, and she's just super nice! Little did I know that her sweet exterior hid a penchant for one of the oil painting techniques...
    Posted to The Oil Painting Blog by Courtney Jordan on 26 Nov 2014
    Filed under: oil painting, how to paint
  • Daydreaming of Plein Air Painting

    It's cold and snowy outside my window as I write this, and that has me dreaming not of winter wonderlands, but of warm breezes and lush, green grass and trees surrounding me while I paint. It's a great fantasy, conveniently skipping the allergies, humidity, and mosquitos that summer brings, but...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by VanessaWieland on 21 Nov 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, plein air, landscape painting, Painting, Pastel, Color, Art, fantasy art
  • Solution for When the Art Tornado Comes to Visit

    No offense intended, but we artists are not typically a tidy lot. We get inspired, we try things out, and by the end of a painting session our workspaces and studios can look a little bit like a tornado came to visit. What's worse is when you are in the painting groove and have to break your concentration...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by Courtney Jordan on 20 Nov 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, plein air, Art
  • Do You Need Super Vision?

    We wrote in Ever Hear of the Purkinje Effect? about how the cones and rods in normal human eyesight function to perceive color and take over from one another as the light levels fall. The average human sees colors in what is called a trichromatic color space of Red, Green and Blue, which corresponds...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by johnandann@theartistsroad on 17 Nov 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, Art
  • Painting to Establish Intimacy

    Krug uses unusual processes and techniques, like in this work, Dante's Alley (Pierino) , which was created with distemper and silver leaf. Artists create for a lot of reasons--ego, instinct, livelihood--but author and painter Margaret Krug creates for a unique reason: to enfold us in the intimacy...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 16 Nov 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Color Mapping with James Gurney

    James Gurney gives a great guide to Gamut Mapping. Gamut Mapping is a way for you to map out what variety of colors you are going to use in approaching your work. These colors will determine the palette you will be working with, as well as how warm or cool your colors will appear. Forward this around...
    Posted to Artist Daily Videos by bberlin on 16 Aug 2011
    Filed under: plein air painting, oil painting, oil painting demonstration, painting demo, tutorial, painting, painting instructions "instructional video" how to arts, how to paint, color, gamut mapping, james gurney
  • Bob Ross Paints Happy Trees

    Need a little nostalgia today? Check out Bob Ross as he paints his happy trees.
    Posted to From Around the Web by bberlin on 26 May 2011
    Filed under: around the web, Painting, oil painting, how to paint, oil painting techniques
  • Discover Rembrandt: A Long Lost Oil Painting

    Rembrandt painted only one nautical painting and this may be the closest any of us get to it. See why!
    Posted to From Around the Web by bberlin on 26 May 2011
    Filed under: around the web, Painting, Rembrandt, oil painting, how to paint
  • Tempera Underpainting

    with oil paints ,some colors are naturally transparent.(oxides,lakes,etc.) The 15th + 16th Century Masters knew that in order to give these colors their maximum luminosity, and take full advantage of a wide variety of tones and tints with each pure color, these could to be layered ,one upon the other...
    Posted to Oil by pelizzari on 16 Feb 2011
  • New member - some of my paintings :o)

    Hi, As I'm new I thought I would start posting by showing some of my paintings. Hope you like them You can see more on my wildlife art gallery site, Learn to Paint wildlife - tutorial site and wildlife art blog . Looking forward to hearing any comments Leopard painting Lion Painting
    Posted to Oil by wildlifeart on 2 Sep 2010
  • How to Paint a Portrait: 38 Portrait Painting Techniques from Artist Daily

    Learn the fundamentals of portraiture with our latest eBook, How to Paint a Portrait: 38 Portrait Painting Techniques from Artist Daily . In it, Janet Rogers explores how to capture a model's gesture in a watercolor portrait. I knew I liked her style when I read a few of her tips, one of which was...
    Posted to Free eBooks by Courtney Jordan on 2 Jun 2010
    Filed under: composition, how to paint, how to draw, draw people, oil painting, painting techniques, painting tips, drawing basics, artist oil paintings, artist paintings, painting portraits, oil painting artists, oil painting portraits, Learn How to Draw People, How to Draw a Person, How to Draw Humans, Artist Daily, Learning to Draw People, How to Draw Faces, How to Draw Realistic People, How to Draw Portraits, Learn to Draw, portrait painting, oil painting techniques, Painting Instruction, Art Instruction, painting technique, Beginner Painting, Art lessons, Learn How To Paint
  • How to Paint with Pastel: 6 Top Pastel Painters Share Materials & Techniques

    Pastel supplement from the June 2009 American Artist issue, with tips and techniques from 6 master pastel artists: Clark Mitchell, Urania Christy Tarbet, Duane Wakeham, Sandra Burshell, Kim Lordier & Gil Dellinger.
    Posted to Free eBooks by Karyn on 2 Jun 2009
    Filed under: pastel, pastel painters, pastel painting, hard pastel, composition, soft pastel, how to paint, painting outdoors
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