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  • Dark Tidings

    Sounds mysterious and threatening, right? No worries! It's just that when Liz Haywood-Sullivan began to create pastel drawings, she was dismayed with the range of dark colors available. "Rich, dark pastels were hard to find," she says. "Most of the time the darks just weren't dark...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 19 May 2015
    Filed under: Drawing, How To Paint, Painting, Pastel, Art
  • Want to Show Painting Improvement Now?

    Portraiture is, in my humble opinion, the domain of artistic masters. All the greats, such as Velazquez, Rembrandt, Goya, and Sargent, can be counted as incredibly skilled and innovative portrait artists in addition to being pretty brilliant at everything else they chose to paint. The Milkmaid of Bordeaux...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 24 Mar 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Pastel, Art
  • Portraiture Meets Figure Painting

    Portraiture Meets Figure Painting Alain Picard is well-known for his portraits, but the care and artistry he brings to his portraiture is also evident in his figure work. Even a subtle gesture of a woman seated on some stone steps comes to life with the way he paints his figures, using painterly strokes...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by VanessaWieland on 23 Jan 2015
    Filed under: how to paint, Still Life, Portrait Painting, Pastel, Figure Painting
  • Here's One From the Heart

    In their day, the Hudson River School landscape artists were so popular with the public that people would line up and pay a fair amount of money just to view a single painting. Our plein air blogger Jennifer King shares her insights on why the works of these painters were worth waiting in line for back...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 6 Jan 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, Pastel, Art
  • How to Get the Most Out of a Painting Workshop

    I don't get to attend as many oil painting art workshops as I would like, so when the opportunity to participate in one does present itself, I really want to get the most out of my time there. Here are a few of my own "warm-up to workshop" guidelines that I use in preparation for any oil...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 14 Dec 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Pastel, Drawing Basics, Art
  • 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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