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"Frida III" Flower Face Print by Vicki Rawlins #FaceTheFoliage

"Frida III" Flower Face Print

Print of original flower face by Vicki Rawlins Read Vicki's Flower Art Statement Hi-resolution print on premium quality archive paper with a matte finish Because of the 3D quality of the original art, the print reproductions truly pop off the page! Thin paper border on 4 sides for easy mating/framing See her in greeting card form here! *this is a print, not an original. Originals are not for sale.

Not everyone can draw their subject onto the canvas with accuracy. Sometimes we need a little help. There are several methods to transfer a reference photo to a canvas depending upon what you have available and how much time you have. Click to see a few methods of transferring a reference photo to a canvas. #reference #canvas

How to Transfer an Image to Canvas for Painting

Not everyone can draw their subject onto the canvas with accuracy. Sometimes we need a little help. There are several methods to transfer a reference photo to a canvas depending upon what you have available and how much time you have. Click to see a few methods of transferring a reference photo to a canvas. #reference #canvas

Golden Mediums Explained

The Various GOLDEN Mediums Explained

By Nicole Tinkham In a previous blog post “How to Transfer a Printed Image”, we discussed how GOLDEN’s Soft Gel (Gloss) and GAC 800 can be used to transfer a printed image. GOLDEN carries various …

How to use acrylic gels & mediums: Part 1 (video)

How to Use Acrylic Gels & Mediums (video) | will kemp art school

Do you feel you should be using mediums? You’ve probably brought a couple and had a play around, but are you using the right ones? Or is the overuse of mediums doing more harm than good? Acrylic mediums can change the consistency of acrylic paint and allow you more flexibility and creative freedom than any […]

7 Questions every Artist needs to ask before Varnishing an Oil Painting

7 Questions every Artist needs to ask before Varnishing an Oil Painting | will kemp art school

An Introduction to Varnishing an Oil Painting As we’ve discussed in 3 Reasons why artists varnish their work (and why some artists don’t) varnishing is primarily an aesthetic choice on the final finish of your painting. Not only can it really bring up the vibrancy and richness in your realist paintings but it offers protection for […]

Oil Painting Mediums

4 effects you can achieve with mediums for oil colour | Winsor & Newton

Looking to develop your oil painting practice with new techniques? Learn how to use mediums to add glazing, scumbling, stippling and impasto effects.

How to mix oil paints, what are pigments and which to use. Beginners guide for color mixing for oil painting.

How to Mix Oil Paints - Ran Art Blog

How to mix colors: What are primary, secondary, complementary, warm and cool colors? Understanding the relationships within the color wheel.

Art Recipe: Days Long Gone

Have you got these moments when you start your project with something you just NEEDED to try and then the process takes the control and leads you into totally unexpected direction? I'm pretty familiar with this situation - and it is very possible in these moments something magical will happen... That was one of those days. Everything started with one of my favorite vintage photos - which i found photo-copied on paper, somewhere in my stash. Right away I decided to try transferring technique…

Beach decor, beach art painting print by Francine Bradette starting at 25.00 $ / Ocean seascape wall art

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Beach decor, beach art painting print by Francine Bradette starting at 25.00 $ / Ocean seascape wall art

Many artists want to loosen up their painting style. A loose and painterly approach to creating paintings in an impressionist style is highly desirable. But to get that loose and expressive style can be very difficult. In this article and video I am going to give you my Number One Tip for changing a tight style to a loose one.

Want to loosen Up Your Painting? Make this One Change

Many artists want to loosen up their painting style. A loose and painterly approach to creating paintings in an impressionist style is highly desirable. But to get that loose and expressive style can be very difficult. In this article and video I am going to give you my Number One Tip for changing a tight style to a loose one.

Applying gesso to your canvas seems like a lot of work, but it is worth the effort to prevent the frustration of your paint not sticking or flowing the way you want. Here are some hints to apply gesso to your artist canvas. #art #artist #gesso #canvas #arttips #painting

How To Gesso a Canvas to Ensure Frustration Free Work

Applying gesso to a canvas can seem like an unnecessary step, but to get good adhesion and the proper texture to your surface, gesso is a good idea.

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Beautiful Art from Past - 33 Pics

Curious and Funny Pictures from around the world.Inside:funny and curious picture gallery

Painter's medium to make colors flow more smoothly 1/3 stand oil 2/3 turpentine

How to Make Oil Painting Medium by Mixing Linseed Stand Oil and Turpentine - EmptyEasel.com

By Dan in Art Tutorials > Painting Tutorials If the thickness of your oil paint is keeping you from spreading or blending them easily, you probably need some additional oil painting medium to mix in with the paint. Quick announcement - EmptyEasel has created a quicker, easier way for artists to have their own art website. Click here to learn more and get a simple art website of your own! What is painting medium? It’s simply the “stuff” that holds or carries …

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How to Choose a Basic Portrait Painting Palette for Oils | will kemp art school

Head Study – After Collins, Oil on Linen, Will Kemp “Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend” John Singer Sargent How not to paint a portrait, a personal tale Let me take you back several years to the beginning of my experiments with portraiture. It was a bright sunny morning after a […]

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How to Choose a Basic Portrait Painting Palette for Oils | will kemp art school

Head Study – After Collins, Oil on Linen, Will Kemp “Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend” John Singer Sargent How not to paint a portrait, a personal tale Let me take you back several years to the beginning of my experiments with portraiture. It was a bright sunny morning after a […]