Have you grappled with changing your painting style? Has a gallery told you that your style does not fit their clientele? Are you in doubt about what style is trending right now? If so you are in good company. The style-police are always ready with an opinion on what your painting style should be.
How important is painting style anyway? In this article I take on a few stereotypes and tired ideas. Let us see what does make a painting great.
This article is a guest post by Adam Cross
Don’t you sometimes feel the need to have a magnificent work of art at home, or in your room, but you can’t quite get it from the paintings you can see available for sale? Perhaps if you’re looking for something quite specific, but you don’t necessarily have the artistic talent to execute the piece yourself, perhaps it’s time for you to commission a painting from the best custom painting services?
Commissioned paintings can make excellent additions to your home, to your workplace, or to a property you own - especially if you want to add that artistic flair or “signature” vibe to make a room stand out. In this Custom Painting Service 101 article, you’ll be walked through just how you can use this guide to commissioned paintings to get yourself that work of art you need.
How do you like to learn something? We humans are not a one-size-fits-all species. Despite mega corporation and social media giants that try to limit what we see and do. When it comes to creative pursuits our different personalities are important.
In this article I want to tell you more about the exciting possibilities for learning art in this era. Whether you are an art student, or taking up painting for the first time or looking for specific guidance you can find a coach to help you.
Most artists are confident mixing basic secondary colors like green, orange and purple. But the problem is that colours in nature are not so easy to mix. These neutral colours are not as extreme as paint straight out of a tube. If you have found yourself staring at your palette and the canvas in confusion you are not alone.
But it does not have to be intimidating. By following a logical process you can become a fearless colour mixer. In this article I am going to show you exactly how to do this. Ready?
How do you choose your oil paints? What is important and what can you ignore? Are they all the same? Does the brand make any difference anyway? The truth is that when you decide to take up oil painting you are faced with a lot of materials and they can be expensive too. What do you need and what are nice to have, but not essential?
In this article I want to look at oil paints in particular. I will also review Michael Harding's Introductory Set of oil paints.
There is a common trait in humans. It goes back to the early times of human development. That special quality that made humans evolve into what we are today. Your mobile device or laptop, your car and any other object you take for granted. All made possible by this critical trait. What is it you may ask?
Well if you have not guessed by now then bear with me a little longer. Because in this article I am going to share with you one of the most important insights we humans need to know.