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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Paint Standards – Artist Grade Paints Versus Student Grade?

November 25, 2011

It is important to note that packaging alone can be confusing as well as sometimes misleading.   Packaging,  i.e. tubes, jars, or bottles has no bearing on the product quality or grade, this is simply a manufacture’s choice. In today’s art world, packaging does not drive performance. What is most important and will affect the outcome of the artist’s […]

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Paint Flowers in Watercolours

November 24, 2011

Understanding transparency is the key when you wish to paint flowers! The beauty of flowers often lies in their amazing color and details. Just like bees, we’re often drawn to a flower because its vibrant color attracted us. In watercolors, we rely mostly on the white of the paper and the transparency of the the paint application. […]

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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 To Paint – Yes You Can!

June 6, 2011

Have you always wanted to paint beautiful oil paintings 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 easy with ArtApprenticeOnline.com’s learn to paint series. Below […]

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