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  • Prelude to a Kiss…Gotta Paint Lips First!

    In this large scale painting by Stephen Bennett ( Beach Baby , 2001, acrylic, 80 x 64), the faint lines and varied color on the lips are faithfully rendered. As an unrepentant smart mouth, I know how much value two lips have, in real life and especially in a portrait painting . The saying is that the...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 19 Jun 2014
    Filed under: plein air, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, still life, Oil Painting
  • Behind Every Good Painting Is a Good Still Life

    The Sensorium by Walton Ford, 2003, watercolor, gouache, pencil and ink on paper, 152.9 x 302.3 cm. Yes, that is a complete exaggeration. But my point is that a lot of times in the art world people tend to silo or separate genres of painting to such an extreme that it's as if they can never come...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 18 May 2014
    Filed under: plein air, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, watercolor painting, still life, Art
  • 6 Tips for Color Mixing

    An eloquent and unexpected use of color is often what divides beginning painters like me from the greats. But there are several basic rules of thumb that we can build on to propel ourselves and our paintings onto higher, more sophisticated ground, artistically speaking. With practice and attention, one...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 30 Mar 2014
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, still life, Oil Painting, Color, Art
  • Plein Air Painting Techniques: How to Paint Clouds

    Cloud Break by Jonathan Owens, pastel, 17 x 22. Clouds are not all created equal, just like not every sunset or skyscape is the same. They all have their own unique look and feel, even though we can see them all the time. And it is the plein air artist's goal, passion, purpose to eek out that unique...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Courtney Jordan on 17 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, Landscape Painting, How to Paint, Pastel, Portrait Painting, Drawing Basics
  • Painting Every Day for an Entire Year

    I’ve never heard of a painting marathon or an Iron Man competition for artists, but if there were such a thing, Kevin Macpherson would be a title contender. In 1996, Macpherson decided to challenge himself by creating a landscape painting from one vantage point—overlooking the pond just outside...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 28 Jul 2013
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, Artist Daily, Drawing Basics
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