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  • He's So Sketchy

    But in the very best way! When I was trolling for artists who draw like they paint and vice versa, Giovanni Boldini immediately came to mind. His mark making is a tour de force, no matter if he is working in oils, pastels, or when charcoal painting. Spanish Dancer at the Moulin Rouge by Giovanni Boldini...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 31 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Mixed Media, sketching, Oil Painting, Pastel, Drawing Basics, Charcoal Drawing, Art
  • Getting Trashed

    I've heard of painting for yourself, for school, for work, but painting for the trash can?! Artist and watercolor painting instructor Jean Haines explains why working this way isn't rubbish at all. Enjoy! The aim of being an artist is to create. But with this desire of creating wonderful paintings...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 26 Aug 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, watercolor painting, Art
  • Don't Forget to Look Behind You

    When walking through a landscape looking for that magical spot that compels you to stop to sketch or put up your plein air easel, don't forget to look behind you (and not for muggers, but the view!). Stop regularly, turn around and consider the view in a direction other than what's been straight...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Marion Boddy-Evans on 25 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, How to Paint, Landscape Drawing, Art
  • The Long, Hot Summer

    The light of summer is a powerful and extreme thing. Getting effects of extreme darks and stark, searing lights is not something every painter can do. There's an acuteness of vision that must come into play to see the color that resides in the light as well. When I look at the work of pastel painting...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 24 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, Pastel, Landscape Drawing, Art
  • 3 Paintings I'd Take in a Heartbeat

    Unknown Woman by Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1890, pastel painting on paper. I love the effects and colors you can get with pastel paintings . . . at least I do now. It wasn't too long ago that I felt like I had some kind of weird complex where I could appreciate the work but I couldn't really see...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 21 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, How To Paint, figure drawing, Painting, Pastel, 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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