Wet-in-wet oil painting can be both exhilarating and challenging. One common struggle artists face is effectively layering paint on top of an existing wet layer without losing control or creating muddy color. In this comprehensive guide, you will discover seven essential tips to help you navigate and master the art of wet-in-wet layering, ensuring your paintings achieve the desired richness and vibrancy. Plus download the bonus PDF guide. Let us get started!
Ever feel like we're living in a world where the corporations, banks and governments are taking care of themselves and leaving the rest of us with the tab? Of course that is exactly what is happening. Pam Brown, born way back in 1928, had it right when she said artists are seen as a self-indulgent superfluity. But you know what? It's time for a change! Let's talk about a Creative Awakening heading into 2024.
Painting snow scenes in an Impressionist style involves capturing the essence and mood of the scene rather than focusing on detailed representation. Here are ten tips to help you achieve that loose, expressive style in your snow-filled landscapes. Bonus: Watch the full demonstration and download the PDF summary to keep for later.
Plein air painting is a challenge. The ever-changing light, constant distractions, and unpredictable noises can make it a unique experience. It does take a dash of bravery and commitment. Fortunately the rewards outweigh the distractions. As an artist, it is essential to adapt to the outdoor conditions and learn how to make quick decisions on the spot without second-guessing yourself. In this demonstration you will see how this is done in the filed.
You will know Pierce Brosnan as the famous movie actor. Probably the best James Bond, in my opinion, and many other movie roles. But did you know that he is also an accomplished artist? Pierce Brosnan is a prolific painter influenced by Post-Impressionists like Matisse and Bonnard. There is more to this story as well. What can we learn from Pierce Brosnan about painting? Let's find out.
Are you an artist looking to add some magic to your paintings? Do you want to learn how to create beautiful Impressionist-style landscapes that capture the essence of light and color? Impressionism is one of the most popular painting styles today, and for good reason - it celebrates the beauty and vibrancy of the world around us. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, mastering the techniques of Impressionism can take your work to the next level. That's why I am excited to launch a five-part video series on Impressionist Painting Techniques.
A painting is considered complete when the artist feels that the painting has achieved their intended vision and is ready to be presented to the public. Sounds easy, but in reality this stage is difficult. Many doubts plague artists so here are seven important tips you can use to help you complete your painting with confidence.
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If you are looking for an essential collection of painting tutorials, demonstrations and reviews of art materials then you are in the right place. In fact there are over 350 videos as of writing this article. Painting mediums include oils, acrylics, gouache and even watercolor and pastel. Find out more about accessing this trove of painting tutorials below.
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Young adults today face a number of challenges. They struggle to balance their busy schedules, studies, juggle multiple jobs and deal with financial issues. In addition, they often lack confidence and self-esteem.
Painting has long been considered a therapeutic art form. The practice helps young adults develop skills such as creativity, problem solving, communication, and critical thinking. If you want to improve your life as a young adult then it is time to consider painting.
Take a look at the benefits that you can enjoy from your art journey:
Do you enjoy a good art book during your downtime from painting? That is probably a big YES! Artists love to read about other artists, get inspiration or learn about new techniques. Maybe it has something to do with the individualistic nature of painting. We love to have private time to reflect and think about creativity. With that in mind and the coming holiday season, I compiled a list of books from my library. See if you want to add any of these titles to your library.