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  • Show Some Skin...Er, I Mean, Paint It! For a Good Portrait Painting, It's a Must!

    Stacee by Scott Burdick, three-hour oil portrait painting study, 12 x 16, 2001. I remember when Mr. Nemerow, my very enthusiastic freshman biology teacher, launched into what, looking back, I'd best describe as a full-body fit about how the epidermis is our largest organ, accounting for the most...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 1 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Portrait Painting, Oil Painting, 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
  • Video on Light and Shadow: Portrait Painting with Scott Burdick and Daniel Gerhartz

    The American Artist Weekend With the Masters events are always a whirlwind of activity—new people to meet, alluring art to gawk over, and then there are the workshops. Articulate, passionate artist-instructors share their own particular artistic visions and instruct group classes on the more formal...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 12 Mar 2014
    Filed under: Portrait Painting, Artist Daily, Drawing Basics, Art
  • My Secrets to Financial Success as an Artist

    I am writing this as things have never looked better for me financially, as an artist. I have had a few huge sales and wildly successful shows over the years, but I feel as if I have tapped into a new realm of possibilities in recent months. And this in a time of financial hardship for many across the...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by ShenShen210 on 19 Feb 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, Portrait Painting, How to Draw People, Art Business, Art, Drawing Basics, street art
  • "Little Dancer"

    Some of my best work ever - was done last week in Taos, New Mexico. Every June I attend a watercolor workshop put on by Adams State College of Alamosa, Colorado. It's held at the Sagebrush Inn in Taos. This watercolor of a young Native-American dancer was my first painting last week. It's on...
    Posted to Member Gallery by woodyduncan on 23 Jun 2011
    Filed under: watercolor, Childhood, watercolor people, child, children, Native American, watercolor portrait, watercolor child, watercolor dancer, watercolor painting, watercolor on paper, watercolors, child portrait, Woody Duncan, handmade paper, portrait painting, portrait from photo, children portrait, children portraits, WATERCOLOR., Portrait children, portrait child, watercolor figure, Native American, Watercolor ., childrens portrait, portrait childs, childs portrait, children done in watercolor, 20" x 30", watercolor.., children's portrait
  • "Flower Lady"

    We saw these flower ladies, putting flowers together, at the market in Seattle. We were there for a national art educators conference. It is painted on 300 lb Arches rough. I tried to keep it loose and somewhat painterly so I wouldn't over do it. Matted it fits a 33 x 26 inch frame. I cropped it...
    Posted to Member Gallery by woodyduncan on 17 Apr 2011
    Filed under: watercolor, portrait, watercolor portrait, flower painting, flowers, watercolor flower, watercolor painting, watercolor on paper, Woody Duncan, portrait painting, portrait from photo, flower painting watercolor, portrait painting, flowers watercolor, watercolor paper
  • "Phone Home"

    This is a full sheet portrait of an African artisan I spotted at the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I painted on 140 lb Arches rough stretched onto a sheet of gator board. I friend saw the painting and told me the man was a "Tuareg". The Tuareg (pronounced TWAH-reg)...
    Posted to Member Gallery by woodyduncan on 8 Feb 2010
    Filed under: watercolor, portrait, watercolor people, watercolor portrait, watercolor figurative, African, watercolor painting, watercolor on paper, Woody Duncan, portrait painting, Watercolor Painting Portrait Instructions
  • "Phone Home"

    I worked from a photo I took of a "Tuareg" artisan at last years Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was done with transparent watercolor on a full sheet of Arches 140 lb Rough.
    Posted to Member Gallery by woodyduncan on 31 Jan 2010
    Filed under: portrait, watercolor people, Portrait study, watercolor portrait, Realistic, watercolor figurative, African, watercolor painting, watercolor on paper, Woody Duncan, portrait painting, realistic portrait
  • "First Day of School"

    Pavina sent me a photo of her nephew on his first day of school. Have pity on his kindergarden teacher. The image is about 17 x 17 inches. I'm looking for a 22 x 22 inch frame. It's done in transparent watercolor on Arches 140 lb rough which I stretched over a piece of gator board. Of course...
    Posted to Member Gallery by woodyduncan on 20 Nov 2009
    Filed under: watercolor, portrait, Childhood, realism, watercolor people, child, children, youth, watercolor portrait, watercolor child, Realistic, watercolor painting, watercolor on paper, munch, child portrait, Woody Duncan, portrait painting
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