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  • 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
  • Drawing Lessons from Edward Hopper

    Street Scene with Barbershop by Edward Hopper, n.d., charcoal on paper, 7-1/4 x 9-1/4 in. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce C. Loch. All works courtesy of Thurston Royce Gallery of Fine Art, LTD. I don’t think I’d be exaggerating by calling Edward Hopper one of America’s national treasures...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 12 Jan 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, sketching, Painting, Drawing Basics, Art, street art
  • Keep the Artistic Fires Burning

    As we head into the end of the year and the heart of winter, it is nice to keep our inner artistic fires burning with visual inspiration and a wellspring of techniques to explore so that we make the most of a period of time that can otherwise just slip by. We can do that in a number of ways. First, perhaps...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 18 Dec 2013
    Filed under: How To Paint, figure painting, life drawing, watercolor painting, still life, Painting, Pastel, Drawing Basics, Art
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