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  • Painters Who Made the Biggest Splash

    Sometimes the question shouldn't be what to paint as much as how to paint. There are centuries' worth of artists who fill art history textbooks, but those who stand heads and shoulders above the rest do so because they turned their painting art into something truly exceptional. I'm talking...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 12 Apr 2015
    Filed under: How To Paint, Oil Painting, Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • What's the Wisp?!

    Elton , 11 x 14, mixed media on gesso board, 2011. Yesterday was an interesting day for me. I thought I was near finished with a painting I had been working on for over three months, but when I sent it over to my agent in New York, who I call my third set of eyes, (hubby Matthew is my second) he called...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by ShenShen210 on 7 Jan 2015
    Filed under: how to paint, Painting, Watercolor Painting, Mixed Media, Photo Reference, Art, Drawing Basics
  • 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
  • Black Is the New Green

    Now that traditional representational painting is seeing something of a revival in art galleries, there is a lot of interest among painters in the techniques employed by masters of the oil painting medium. All of us learn from those who have preceded us, and there are so many great painters from which...
    Posted to The Oil Painting Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 7 May 2014
    Filed under: oil painting, painting, portrait painting, drawing, how to paint, shading, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Don't Fear the Pack

    Painting in a group means gaining insights from others and solidifying your own point of view. As much as the stereotype of the solitary painter working alone and shutting him- or herself off from the world makes artists seem mysterious and cool, I’ve found that artists tend to be fairly social...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 28 Jan 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Mixed Media, acrylic painting, Painting, Drawing Basics, Color, Art
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