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Learn About Paint Brushes Part 2

July 15, 2012

In the previous blog entry, Learn About Paint Brushes Part 1, we talked about how different brushes create different strokes and styles in an art piece. The type of brush you use can help create a master piece. In our last post we discussed: Mops Dome Blender Angles Chisel Blender Filberts/Oval To finish our set, […]

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Learn About Paint Brushes Part 1

July 11, 2012

When painting, different brushes create different strokes and styles in your artwork. When reaching for a paintbrush, many believe that all paintbrushes are equal. Yes – all paint brushes will end with paint on your canvas, but to create the perfect design or art piece be sure to pick the right brush for the job. […]

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A Look into Asian Art

July 6, 2012

America has a wide range of art styles, many that can be found almost on a daily basis. Items such as the popular PopArt, Surreal, and even Cubism have roots based in the States. PopArt, in particular, is a very trendy style now, especially with the younger generation, taking a real life item and making […]

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Tips For Painting Realism

January 18, 2012

When painting real life items, trying to capture every detail that makes it realistic can be difficult. How do you take an image from everyday life and make it appear as though your painting is a photograph? To start,choose your subject matter carefully. Sometimes choosing an item that holds value in your life is ideal. […]

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Improve with Acrylic Painting Courses

December 24, 2011

Looking to improve your technique using acrylic? Painting classes are a great way to improve your style, while creating beautiful pieces. Many online classes allow students the opportunity to improve their technique with acrylics, and is a great place to start for those wanting more experience using acrylics. Take an online course that features the […]

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The benefits of taking an online art class.

October 29, 2011

Debating on taking an art class but can’t figure out the best place to go? Maybe you’re too busy with work, kids, or other responsibilities, and just don’t have time to go to a traditional school. Here’s a solution: Take an ONLINE Art Class! Online Art Schools offer the same thorough education one would find […]

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Painting Tools

October 16, 2011

Looking for a new spin to your artwork? Or looking to improve your technique? Using different types of mediums is a great way to bring a new twist to your art, or just expand your current style. 1 – Watercolor, or water based paints: These are great for kids, and are easier on the environment. […]

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Learn About Blending

October 12, 2011

As you become more advanced in art, blending is the next step to creating a masterpiece. Blending is the technique in which you take paint and gradually transition colors, to smooth or transition colors without a sharp contrast. Using a dry clean brush is the best way to blend color already on the surface, by […]

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Finding Art in Unlikely Places

October 9, 2011

Art is a form of expression, so it’s no wonder that art can be found in places other than a canvas or in a statue. What are some unique ways art has been expressed? Building structures. Its hard to believe that many of those tall gorgeous buildings you see are actually a form of art. […]

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Renew Your Artistic Energy

September 3, 2011

  Here’s A Quick Way To Renew Your Artistic¬† Energy,¬† Stimulate Your Creativity And See Amazing Results!! How Often Do You Find Yourself Saying: “I Wish I Knew How To Move Beyond My Comfort Zone“ When there are no expectations, taking on a fun painting challenge is a great way to explore new ideas. Even […]

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