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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
  • 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
  • Because We Are Human

    Phases of Dane by Anthony Ryder. Crescent, 1998, graphite and pastel on gray paper, 25 x 19. Courtesy van de Griff/Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. When asked why painting the human figure was so important painter Scott Burdick was matter-of-fact. “Because we are human,” he said. “If...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 15 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, how to draw, How To Paint, Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, Pastel, How to Draw People, Drawing Basics, Drawing Basics Faces
  • Taking Off the Straightjacket

    I am not a finicky person, so getting my hands dirty to get a job done is totally fine with me. But with painting, I can get so uptight and hesitant that the physical joy of it all goes right out the window. I'm trying to be better about what I'm calling my straightjacket tendency, and one way...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 3 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, How To Paint, Pastel, Drawing Basics
  • 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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