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  • 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 This Uniquely American Place

    Edwin Dickinson's watercolor painting, Boatyard, Provincetown (1921, 15 1/4 x 19), with its delicate washes and subtle color, shows how well suited watercolor medium is to the maritime subject matter of Cape Cod. America is a land of rich diversity that extends throughout our landscapes, cities,...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 14 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, watercolor painting, still life, Painting, Art
  • Painting Bridges, Alleys, and Avenues of My Favorite Cities

    I was born and raised in the suburbs, with rural farmland and city centers nearby so I have an unbiased appreciation for both. I'm attuned to the natural elements around me and I love to be outdoors, but I also get so energized by the sights and sounds of the cities I visit or live in. And sketching...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 12 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, acrylic painting, perspective drawing, sketching, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics
  • Who Needs a Passport When You’ve Got a Painting?

    London Fog , 2009, watercolor, 16 x 8. All works by Thomas Schaller. I judge a successful cityscape painting by whether or not the architecture, the weather, and the figures—everything in the painting—combine to transport me somewhere different. If that happens and the barrier between my...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 5 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, landscape painting, Artist Daily, watercolor painting, Drawing Basics, Color, Art
  • Taking That Leap of Faith

    Artists who step outside their studios take a leap of faith. When you determine that you are ready to create a plein air painting , you take a chance with lighting, composition, color, and time. All of these are variables that you need to contend with to get your outdoor painting right. Artist Robin...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 25 Jun 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Landscape Drawing, Art
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