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  • Taking That Leap of Faith

    Artists who step outside their studios take a leap of faith. When you determine that you are ready to create a plein air painting , you take a chance with lighting, composition, color, and time. All of these are variables that you need to contend with to get your outdoor painting right. Artist Robin...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 25 Jun 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Landscape Drawing, Art
  • Why Are Brush Sizes as Confusing as a Currency Converter?

    How does brush sizing work and where do you start? Have you every ordered some new brushes online, feeling pretty confident they'll be the perfect size for your latest oil on canvas creation? After all you spent all afternoon researching them. Only to then be bitterly disappointed when the painting...
    Posted to The Oil Painting Blog by Will Kemp on 24 Jun 2015
    Filed under: oil painting, how to paint, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Be Kind -- Starting with Yourself

    As an artist, it's good to know how to critique yourself and your painting techniques -- and that's the key element: HOW to critique yourself. Stride into that studio of yours and take control of analyzing and critiquing your own work. Cadence by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art. This...
    Posted to The Oil Painting Blog by Carolyn Henderson on 22 Jun 2015
    Filed under: painting, how to paint, Art
  • How Do You Paint on the Go?

    It’s only the beginning of June, and already I’m fantasizing about summer road trips and exotic jaunts. But then I remember that almost every time I go on vacation my glow wears off once the artists show up. Inevitably, I see a traveler who is painting landscapes or sketching, creating significant...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 16 Jun 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, sketching, watercolor painting, Ink Drawing, Art
  • Painting with a Magical Medium

    Astor Place by Emily Falco, watercolor painting, 14 1/2 x 14 1/2, 2009. It warms my heart when I hear artists expressing excitement about their chosen painting medium because artists are the ones in the business of knowing all the ins and outs of their materials. For them to articulate such positive...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 14 Jun 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, watercolor painting, Art
  • Re: My new painting - please critique

    Hi Sharon, This is a pretty good painting. I have known several accomplished artists who never had any formal training. As far as getting some technical background; there is a lot of information available. Try the library for books. You Tube has many instructional videos. There's quite a few good...
    Posted to Oil by Jules Hilliard on 19 May 2015
  • Re: Concept art that need criticism

    Looks good to me but, I really don't know what you are trying to show or say here. That makes it hard for anyone to comment on the piece.
    Posted to Critique My Artwork by Jules Hilliard on 19 May 2015
  • Re: Site Tips and Links

    I don't think this site is too sophisticated for anyone. We are here to help one another. And the critiques are meant as constructive criticism. Why don't you post some examples of your work and see.
    Posted to Beginners by Jules Hilliard on 19 May 2015
  • Re: New here and looking for critiques.

    Hi Chris, Not bad for someone who has been painting for only a year. I do find that the mountain being warm, seems to want to come forward. In areal perspective, as we recede into the distance the colors change. First we begin to loose the green, going towards violate. Then the red going towards blue...
    Posted to Oil by Jules Hilliard on 19 May 2015
  • Re: Which brand is YOUR brand?

    I've been using Utrecht paints for years. They are generally economical and I like the way they respond to the brush.
    Posted to Oil by Jules Hilliard on 18 May 2015
  • 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
  • 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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