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How to Define Painting Styles?

July 17, 2014

Painting Style is what you make it! Every artist‘s goal should be to understand different painting styles… This might better suggest the desired outcome of the learning process. As we experiment and explore, learning as we go, we find that some paintings appeal to us more than others. When this happens, we are actually honing […]

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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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Learn To Paint – Painting with a Buddy is Double the Fun!

October 31, 2012

Learn to paint with good friends! Many of us are solitary souls…we enjoy our own company. Having quiet time alone has become a cherished luxury we look forward to. Modern times and hectic family schedules can make us long for a little solitude. With that said, when it comes to painting, don’t you find painting […]

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Paint Your Family Life with Happiness and Fun – Learn to Paint

September 23, 2012

Bring Creative Expression into your Home when you Learn to Paint! A happy family life is one of the greatest gifts we can give our kids. With a little pre-planning, we can make time each week for creative family activities. Any activity that brings the family together for fun, and creative expression will encourage bonding, building […]

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Online Art Classes Versus Videos -There is a difference!

July 30, 2012

Learn from the Painting Teacher… The modern way to learn to paint – Online art classes The goal of taking a painting class is to learn from the instructor and get feedback from someone with more experience. As a developing artist, the student painter is in need of instructor feedback to help build their confidence […]

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Composition In Art – What Is Notan?

June 8, 2012

Notan Is a Design Element used for creating composition in art The Japanese use the term ‘Notan’ to describe an important element of design. This concept involves the play of light versus dark. Notan means dark versus light harmony. The Japanese concept of two value Notan uses the simple concept of contrasting light and dark shapes. In […]

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How to Paint Animals – Painting Realistic Wildlife Fur

May 31, 2012

How to paint animals with fur is the question?Painting realistic animals with fur might appear to be the most difficult of all painting techniques to master. However this process is made so much easier to understand when it is broken down into bite size pieces. Painting fur textures, colors and patterns takes a little time […]

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Learn to Paint – Are you pointed in the right direction?

May 10, 2012

Learn to Paint with four time saving tips! So you started to paint a few years ago…you dabbled and played around with paint. You went to the nearest art supply store; the clerk had you buy a handful of brushes, a few tubes of paint, bottles of liquid ‘stuff’ and several canvas surfaces. Now what? […]

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Painting Flowers – The Tulip – What’s In A Name?

April 17, 2012

Painting Flowers – So how did the ‘tulip’ first get its name ‘tulip?’ Many artists who love painting flowers also enjoy learning the history of their favorite flowers. There is a legend for how the flower got its name. Here is but one of a few, but no one can be sure. Some believe that during […]

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