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  • Drawing Lessons from Edward Hopper

    Street Scene with Barbershop by Edward Hopper, n.d., charcoal on paper, 7-1/4 x 9-1/4 in. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce C. Loch. All works courtesy of Thurston Royce Gallery of Fine Art, LTD. I don’t think I’d be exaggerating by calling Edward Hopper one of America’s national treasures...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 4 Aug 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, sketching, Painting, Drawing Basics, Art, street art
  • Classic, Commercial, and an Art World Constant

    You don't have to think terribly hard to figure out that the painting genre that has all of these characteristics in common is floral painting . It is a practice that has inspired artists to create beautiful, graceful paintings for centuries, but it is so much more than that. Classic: So many artists...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 2 Aug 2015
    Filed under: painting flowers, How To Paint, Mixed Media, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Ink Drawing, Art
  • It's Not Like Eating Junk Food

    When it comes to putting additives into your paints, it just isn't the same as eating a Twinkie or bag of Doritos. Additives are necessary in some cases, especially for landscape artists who work with varying conditions when painting landscapes . They can open up whole new aspects of your paint if...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 28 Jul 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Art
  • Painting With No Holds Barred--Plus Our Christmas in July Sale!!!

    Going "no holds barred" sounds tough, and slightly scary, but I'm feeling particularly intense about not wasting time learning how to paint like I want to paint. The clock is ticking, but that really doesn't mean much. The clock is going to tick no matter if we spend the time working...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 23 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, Painting, Color, Art
  • From Nature's Tinest Creatures to Her Broadest Feats

    The patterns of nature inspire our artwork. One of the most fascinating recent discoveries is the intimate relationship between the patterns found in nature's tiniest creations to the patterns found in her broadest, most sweeping productions. The apparent chaos of nature can now be understood in...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 22 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Plein Air, How to Paint, Drawing Basics
  • 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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