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!
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.
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Discover the power of bold brushwork, the magic of color wheels, the texture of impasto painting, the play of light and atmosphere, and the beauty of plein air painting. These tried-and-tested tips will elevate your painting skills and help you create stunning, loose, and impressionistic artworks.
in this article, you will learn the process for creating a landscape painting with figures. Get ready to learn how to master this technique and bring an incredible sense of impact and light to your artwork. But that's not all - I am also offering a FREE course that teaches you the fundamentals of Notan drawing, a powerful technique that artists use to prepare and study their subjects before painting. So read on and explore the art of creating light-filled and dynamic paintings. Let's get started!
Artists have always sought techniques that will bring their creative visions to life. One such technique that has stood the test of time is impasto painting. In this article we will embark on a journey into the world of impasto painting. Exploring its essence and uncovering why it holds such value for artists.
Creating atmosphere and depth in your paintings is critical if you want to paint landscapes convincingly. That three dimensional quality is important. So is the sense of reality that your viewer is looking for. Get this wrong and you will see something off about your painting. Maybe you cannot see what is missing, but you know something is wrong. Very often it is one of these six common mistakes. In this article and video we take a closer look at these errors and how to fix them.
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.
Why is your artist's voice so important? What is the difference between your artists voice and your artist's style? These are questions all creatives need to figure out for peace of mind and more creative confidence. It is not that difficult either. Let's explore this topic further. Also get the book that explains it all.
Today you will discover the five important techniques that every oil painter needs to know. In fact, if you paint with acrylics or gouache, these techniques will also be useful to you. All these techniques are important and you'll use some a lot, others not so much. I'll probably use four out of five of these very often. It does depend on your style of painting, but it is good to have a working knowledge of all of these techniques. Let us begin!