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  • 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
  • No Crisis Here, Look Elsewhere

    I roll my eyes every time I hear about representational art and realism being "imperiled," because there are so many important representational artists painting right now. It's almost offensive how people think legitimacy comes with the passage of time. History can be a great equalizer...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 16 Oct 2012
    Filed under: plein air, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, Artist Daily, still life, Oil Painting, Art
  • Words of a Winner

    The winners of our Self-Portrait Cover Competition are featured in the September issue of American Artist, and they share advice about how to paint the figure and how to maintain a successful painting practice. When we asked David Tanner, the winner of the competition, to give his advice, he offered...
    Posted to The Oil Painting Blog by Austin R. Williams on 12 Jul 2012
    Filed under: color, oil painting, plein air, still life, landscape painting, portrait painting, how to paint, Figure Drawing, Drawing Basics, Photo Reference, Art, Artist Daily
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