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  • Landscape Lessons from the Masters: Monet

    Le Parc Monseau by Claude Monet, oil painting, 1877. Interestingly enough, technology played a major role in influencing the course of art history in the mid-1800s. Among several notable technological revolutions was the invention of the metal paint tube, which made paint portable, and the railway system...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Jennifer King on 14 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, How to Paint, Art
  • It’s What I’m Here For: Free eBook of Watercolor Lessons & Painting Techniques from Artist Daily

    Overlay by Ali Cavanaugh, 12 x 12, watercolor painting. As a wannabe artist, I have a lot of years ahead of me to invest in perfecting my painting. Knowing this, I often think about the medium I will choose to work with—what will grow with me through the years, show me new and interesting things...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 10 Apr 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Artist Daily, watercolor painting, still life, Art
  • You Have to Be There

    Plein air painting often requires a Herculean effort on the part of the artist. It can't be taught in a studio. It must be experienced first-hand to be fully appreciated. All the senses and faculties must be fully engaged, especially curiosity. One cannot come to this job with any preconceived notion...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 7 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, How to Paint, Art
  • Palette Knife in Hand

    The Beginning of Memory , oil on canvas, 2010. All works by Melinda Matyas. Palette knife painting sounds a little edgy and dangerous, but it’s really all about texture—the thick impasto swipes and flat sweeps of color that make up the surface of an oil painting. I’ve never created...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 3 Apr 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Artist Daily, still life, Oil Painting, Art
  • Passing It Forward

    "Don't you just love green?" asked our young friend while we painted. In that one instant, that expression of the pure joy of color, he brought us back to the real reason we became artists. "Yes, I do. In fact, I don't think there is any color I am not for. Is that your favorite...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 2 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, 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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