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  • From the Window to the Wall

    I've always wondered how an artist decides how to paint the background of an artwork. Did Sargent--who painted everything, even air, with volume and texture--employ certain painting techniques for this section of his works? Are there actual painting art philosophies on backgrounds? Well, I haven't...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 14 Oct 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Art
  • Pastel Landscape Painting Essentials

    With so much endless variety in the landscape, it’s no wonder that landscape artists are always trying to paint it. Changes happen gradually enough to capture it on canvas or paper, but quickly enough that you can paint the same scene over and over again, and never have it look exactly the same...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by VanessaWieland on 10 Oct 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, plein air, landscape painting, Painting, Pastel, Photo Reference, Art
  • Our eBook on Mixed Media Painting Techniques Has Arrived!

    Intimate Gathering by Russell Irwin, 2002, acrylic and torn paper on board, 48 x 60. When I was flipping through my archives for mixed media art inspiration, I was prepared to do some pretty extensive digging. I assumed that most artists tend to silo themselves in their media-specific practices and don't...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 9 Oct 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, landscape painting, Mixed Media, sketching, Pastel, Art
  • Can’t I Be Part of a Painting Dynasty?

    Paris by Danny McCaw, 24 x 16. Not to be a whiner, but I don't have an artistic legacy to build on. So far as I know, no one in my family is an artist or has any particular leanings towards painting or drawing. That's why I'm so enamored with the idea of being part of an artistic dynasty...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 5 Oct 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Artist Daily, still life, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • AAA: Abstraction Is an Asset to Your Art

    Abstraction is a key part of how you paint or draw anything. It is seeing completely with the eye, and not allowing the brain to contextualize what we are seeing. But turning off the brain is no small task! I've found that painting with acrylics has given me a bit of insight into abstraction for...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 30 Sep 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, acrylic painting, 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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