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  • All the Painting Ladies

    Judith and Her Maidservant by Artemisia Gentileschi, 1613, oil painting on canvas. I'm not one to put artist before artwork. If I like the painting or drawing, it has nothing to do with who the art-maker is. But that doesn't mean that I don't believe in acknowledging an incredible group of...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 13 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Mixed Media, acrylic painting, sketching, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Say Bon Voyage to This Kind of Painting

    Passing clouds from my window by Jos van Riswick . The artist has made a commitment to doing a postcard-size oil painting a day. Wherever I visit, I always send my parents postcards. It's a way of sharing my travel experience with them; giving them a sense of what I'm seeing and the environment...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 8 Apr 2014
    Filed under: landscape painting, Mixed Media, sketching, watercolor painting, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Drawing Basics: Look at John Singer Sargent's Swirls and Squiggles

    Sketch of a Man by John Singer Sargent, charcoal drawing. Adapted from an article by Mark G. Mitchell. Looking at a John Singer Sargent's drawings, I really can't mistake them for anything but the work of his hand. His line work is so thin, firm, and consistent, even in figure drawings full of...
    Posted to The Drawing Blog by Courtney Jordan on 23 Mar 2014
    Filed under: drawing, Drawing Basics, figure drawing, how to draw, how to draw people, pencil drawing, sketching, How to Paint
  • Cheers to Conquering My Fear

    Cheers to the quiet moments at home that artists can capture. Sketch by James Jean . As I am faced with being almost two months into this "new" year, I wanted to take the opportunity to belatedly craft a toast to 2014 and acknowledge all the great art that has been created in the past and has...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 20 Feb 2014
    Filed under: How To Paint, Artist Daily, sketching, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Want to Loosen Up? Go Winter Plein Air Paint!

    On a sunny winter day it's so hard sometimes to overcome the temptation to go outdoors with a sketchbook! Snow and sun make a special light and colors you never see in any other season. So why not to go out for a winter plein air painting session? Well, there are at least two main reasons that may...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by vova on 17 Feb 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, painting, oil painting, How to Paint, Watercolor Painting, sketching
  • See thru grid cards for analyzing your subject and finding compositions in the field.

    These credit card size grid cards are a convenient update on an old established artists method for comparatively measuring subjects and finding compositions in the field. They are up for pre-order on Kickstarter until July 6, to see them in action click HERE
    Posted to Drawing by Critter Steve on 13 Jun 2013
  • Kitchens and food a must see when traveling!

    Every kitchen is different yet we all find a certain comfort in them. Memories triggered by smell and taste -remembering feelings of warmth, love and caring moments. Another sketch in pen and ink done in the sketchbook that I use in my art class to share with my students. Being a public school art teacher...
    Posted to Member Gallery by Fahmikhan on 7 Nov 2012
    Filed under: drawing, pen & ink, sketchbook, sketching, art education
  • Manual labor still exits in its primitive form.

    Manual labor pull up with loads of brick and iron rods for making modern skyscrapers in a developing country, whilst still existing in past history! Quick pen sketches in sketchbook recording my travel this past summer to Bangladesh. I use these to teach about the different cultures to my students. More...
    Posted to Member Gallery by Fahmikhan on 7 Nov 2012
    Filed under: drawing, sketchbook, sketching, art education
  • Summer travels

    Went to Bangladesh this summer and did lots of sketching!
    Posted to Member Gallery by Fahmikhan on 7 Nov 2012
    Filed under: drawing, pen & ink, sketchbook, sketching
  • Re: Graphite- "Making of a leader"

    I have Parkinson's Disease and always seeking tips to improve (overcome) tremors in my hands while painting, drawing, sketching, etc. as I take plenty of Sinemet and Aricept for the conditions of Parkinson's. Due to cost of doctors and many other medications, my funds are limited when it comes...
    Posted to Drawing by Tremors on 19 Jul 2012
  • Anxiousness

    pictured an aged middle class man ,showed feeling of anxiety,apprehension,fear of life...what the world had provided you and ,now at this age, what will it provide!
    Posted to Drawing by Sohaj on 20 Apr 2012
  • Re: Mastering Atmosphere & Mood in Watercolor

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    Posted to Watermedia by Antava on 26 Feb 2011
  • Re: Mastering Atmosphere & Mood in Watercolor

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