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  • Plein Air Artist Asher B. Durand Wrote Me a Letter...Sorta...Not Really

    Rocky Cliff by Asher B. Durand, oil on canvas, 1860. Based on an article by Allison Malafronte. As you all well know, I spend a lot of time writing. But I also spend a lot of time reading, and lately I have absolutely fallen in love with reading letters, journals, and diaries of artists. It is like truly...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Courtney Jordan on 29 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, Landscape Painting, How to Paint, Portrait Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Explorers Aren't the Only Ones

    That’s what I keep thinking as I delve into Richard Schmid ’s history—of both his art and his goal to see his work make it out there decades ago when figuration was spurned by the art world and skillful representation and traditional use of the oil painting medium were practically lost...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by Courtney Jordan on 28 Jul 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, Oil Painting, Art
  • What’s the Impressionist Way of Painting with Color?

    In Dancers at the Bar by Edgar Degas, 1888, the artist used complementary colors to make a sharp contrast between the figures and the space. We all know that Impressionism heralded a new way of painting. Material and technical advancements--metal tubes instead of delicate bladders for holding paint-...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 24 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Oil Painting, Art
  • 4 Crucial Figure Painting Tips

    On Hamilton's Prairie by Rose Frantzen, 32 x 40, oil painting. Rose Frantzen's work has been on my radar for a while and even more so after I saw her oil painting portrait show years ago at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, which featured 180 paintings of the residents and neighbors...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 22 Jul 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, figure painting, Oil Painting, Art
  • Pop Quiz: How Good Is Your Painting Memory?

    Squall Line by John Hulsey (30 x 40, oil painting). John Hulsey and Ann Trusty created their website, The Artist’s Road , to inspire their readers and students with practical art tips and plein air painting techniques for the traveling artist. John and Ann have been blogging for us at Artist Daily...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 17 Jul 2014
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, Artist Daily, sketching, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Landscape Drawing, 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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