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3 Tips For Choosing Online Painting Lessons

November 18, 2013

Select An Online Painting Lesson The internet gives us the ability to find online painting lessons quite easily. How do we know we are getting a class or online painting lesson that will give us what we really need…relative to learning painting techniques and skills that is? To the average person looking for good painting […]

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Bridging the Gap with facebook and Twitter – Online Teaching

November 12, 2013

How do we bridge the gap on the facebook? Who ARE we…who ARE you? How do we connect and on what levels? In today’s cyber world of online business and online teaching…being real and developing trust through simple sound bite connections on the internet and through digital communications makes it even harder and more important than ever […]

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Winter Landscape Painting – Snow is Not White

November 9, 2013

Landscape Painting in Winter – Snow is anything but white! When we hear landscape artists refer to the colors of ‘winter white’ this might seem a little strange to the non-painter, but when painting landscapes in winter, we have a chance to use the whole spectrum of color just the same as we do in summer, spring and autumn. We soon […]

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Watercolor Paint – 4 Top Tips For Getting Started with Watercolors

March 22, 2013

How to paint with watercolors – where to begin? The paint selection is endless, the brand names many and the costs vary greatly.  Where does a beginning artist start when they want to learn how to paint with watercolors? It’s simple, talk to an experienced water colorist or to another artist or to a teacher […]

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How To Start An Art Blog

January 14, 2013

There are two kinds of art blogs Have you ever noticed the progression that happens in a hobby where it moves from an interest, to a passion, to something that they want to start making money off of?  Well, there are two kinds of art blogs.  The first is one that you make money on, […]

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Texture In Art

January 7, 2013

When we think of creating our own work of art there are so many things to consider: the support or surface, subject matter, background, light source, center of interest, and so forth. We know what makes up a good overall design: color management, value, and intensity control, creating a good focal point, line of design, […]

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Harmony In Art

December 31, 2012

How often do you find yourself saying, “I wish I knew how to advance my artistic knowledge?” Here is the internet’s most expertly crafted explanation of harmony in art. What Is Harmony In Art? Cezanne stated, “When paintings are done right, harmony appears by itself. The more numerous and varied they are, the more the effect is obtained and agreeable to the […]

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Rhythm in Art

December 12, 2012

How often do you find yourself saying, “I wish I knew how to advance my artistic knowledge?” Here is the internet’s most expertly crafted explanation of rhythm in art. What Is Rhythm In Art? The concept of rhythm in art represents the easy movement of the viewer’s eyes following a regular arrangement or reproduction of elements in the art work. There are several […]

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Focal Area:Raindrops On Roses!

November 24, 2012

What details can we add to help us create the best ‘focal Area’ in a floral composition? As we learn how to paint flowers we also learn more about making them stand out in dramatic floral paintings, we also learn that water drops or dew drops can add sparkle and interest like none other! These little […]

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Color Mixing – What is meant by Color Temperature?

November 10, 2012

When we think about “color temperature” relative to painting, color mixing, color theory and our paint palette, we first need to understand that color Temperature is an actual attribute of color. When we as artists describe color we think about its hue, intensity and value. We often forget that color temperature is as important as value […]

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