Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2017’

The Top 10 Essential Tips for Oil Painting

The Top 10 Essential Tips for Oil Painting

Oil paints are a favorite medium for many artists because they are very versatile. Also, because the paint dries more slowly, it is possible to correct mistakes. But it does take time to learn how to use oil paints correctly and it is something you’re going to need to practice. As you do, follow these top ten tips to master …

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Simple Tips for Creating Lifelike Portraits

Simple Tips for Creating Lifelike Portraits

Drawing or painting still-life scenes is a skill many artists master fairly early in their careers but creating portraits, especially lifelike portraits, is another thing entirely. Creating a portrait isn’t just about capturing a person’s likeness – it’s also about capturing their energy and their personality. It is a skill that can take years to develop and, hard as you …

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