online art classes

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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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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Learn To Draw – Art Apprentice Online Is Not Just For Painting

July 27, 2012

Learn to Draw with just a few drawing supplies! When you think about art, many immediately turn to painting and lump the two together. There are many forms of art, including drawing. Drawing is a great way to ease into a new skill. Before you begin, there’s a few items you’ll need for drawing. To […]

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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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Painting Seascapes – Know What to Look For

April 15, 2012

Observation is key to painting seascapes! For some student painters, the subject of painting seascapes can seem very scary and intimidating. But like everything else, getting to know your subject is the key to your success. Knowing where to start and what to study is the first step. Not only do we need to learn about the […]

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Tulip, Tulips and More Tulips! The Beauty of A Single Flower!

April 14, 2012

Painting Tulips – Know the History of this Beautiful Flower… What is the first image you have when you hear the word Holland? We automatically think of the Tulip flower, correct? What is little known is that this radiant flower was first introduced to Europe in 1554 via Turkey and took Europe by storm during the […]

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Painting For Beginners – What is “blending” and why is it important?

March 24, 2012

Painting For Beginners can start with learning a blending painting technique. The art of blending is an important painting technique for the novice painter to learn. Realistic painting styles that have gone down in history all incorporate blending into their art. But what is blending? And why is it considered an important  painting technique when teaching painting […]

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Reading To Start Painting Your First Painting?

March 19, 2012

Painting is as ancient as human civilization itself. Cave paintings have been found all over the world which were created by forest dwelling humans thousands of years ago. It can be said to be the oldest form of art and even after so many years, it still fascinates countless artists who have dedicated their lives […]

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Understanding Color And Light – Painting For Beginners

March 16, 2012

Painting For Beginners – Understanding Color and Light When painting, there are many directions you can go to create an art piece. Art can be simple or complex, elaborate or basic. Any of these styles, and many more, are beautiful. Color and light play an important role in all of these methods. It is important […]

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Learning To Paint Is Fun No Matter What Your Age

March 3, 2012

Learning To Paint at any age! Have you always wanted to paint beautiful oil paintings or acrylic painting but thought to yourself that you’re too old, too untalented, too busy or any of a million other excuses?  You are not too old. You are not untalented.  You can make the time to learn to paint.  It’s […]

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