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  • Newest Free eBook: Find the Best Art Materials for You

    Starting fresh is one of the most freeing feelings for an artist. Whether you have been painting on and off for your whole life or are new to it, you can create that fresh and new feeling in your studio practice when you consider the painting materials you use as if it is the first time you are taking...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 21 May 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Art
  • Don’t Just Paint. Pour!

    I'm always surprised that the so-called ‘Painter of Light' isn't a watercolorist. Luminous light effects are what the medium is all about, and watercolor artist Jean Grastorf has created a unique body of watercolor paintings showcase this potential, and she does it in a way I've...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 17 May 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, landscape painting, watercolor painting, Art
  • Painting with Dreams, Memories, History and Myths

    Sonata of the Sea--Finale by Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, 1908. One of my favorite movements in art is the Symbolist movement of the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries. The artists were so free in exploring what mattered to them—personal narrative, rich histories and mythologies, and even...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 3 May 2015
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, painting water, watercolor painting, Art
  • Big City Scenes in Watercolor

    When I was in London, I was struck by the juxtaposition of the modern with the old, particularly when it comes to architecture. From a certain angle (namely, from the Tube station), the modern blue glass building locals dubbed the Gherkin seems to rise from the grounds of the Tower of London, a thoroughly...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by VanessaWieland on 24 Apr 2015
    Filed under: how to paint, Watercolor Painting, Art, street art
  • Tie Your Hands Behind Your Back

    You can go the less extreme route, of course, but there is something to be said about a studio painting session in which you don't pick up a brush. You don't make any sketches. You just observe. I find myself doing this again and again when I discover a new artist or a body of work from a painter...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 19 Apr 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, watercolor painting, Art
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