Category Archive for: ‘Painting’

Oil Painting 101: Simple Tips for Getting Started

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Art is what you make of it – literally. There are myriad different mediums out there and, as an artist, you don’t have to commit to just one. It doesn’t hurt, however, to try different things and to familiarize yourself with different options. Oil paints are a great medium to play with because they are more flexible than acrylic and …

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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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Watercolor Techniques to Make a Masterpiece

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Watercolors are by far one of the most versatile mediums for artists. Not only can they be blended to create all colors of the rainbow, but there are a variety of different techniques you can use to create unique and beautiful effects. Keep reading to learn more about some of the best watercolor techniques to try for your next masterpiece. …

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6 Simple Tips for Painting Winter Landscapes

6 Simple Tips for Painting Winter Landscapes

Even though temperatures may be less than conformable, there is just something beautiful about the winter season. Pure white snow, evergreen trees, and beautiful sunsets make for the perfect winter landscape. But painting a winter landscape comes with some unique challenges – keep reading to learn some simple tips for painting a winter scene. 1. Don’t Just Use White – …

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Winter Painting Tips: Depicting Snow with Different Mediums

Winter Painting Tips: Depicting Snow with Different Mediums

There is nothing more beautiful than a fresh field of pure white snow. If you are an artist, this is just the kind of scene you might hope to capture in a painting. Unfortunately, while it may seem easy, snow is actually fairly difficult to depict realistically. Keep reading to receive some helpful tips for depicting snow with different artistic …

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Two Simple Ways to Thin Acrylic Paint for a Unique Look

Two Simple Ways to Thin Acrylic Paint for a Unique Look

Acrylic paint is a versatile medium that many artists love to use. Not only does acrylic paint come in a wide variety of vibrant colors, but there are also a number of acrylic mediums that can be used to change the paint in different ways. For example, there are two ways in which you can thin acrylic paint to create …

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