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How To Achieve Perfect Skin Tones To Make Your Painting More Real - How To Achi. - How To Achieve Perfect Skin Tones To Make Your Painting More Real – How To Achieve Perfect Skin - Oil Painting Tips, Oil Painting Techniques, Art Techniques, Painting & Drawing, Painting Portraits, Painting Lessons, Painting Videos, Drawing Tips, Painting Classes

Mixing skin tones (painting)

I found these images (explaining how to mix paints to achieve different skin tones) incredibly useful so I wanted to share them. They are from from “Painting the Head in Oil” by John Howard Sanden.…

How to Paint Mist, Fog, Smoke, and Other Transient Effects - Art - Tutorials - Watercolor Painting Techniques, Acrylic Painting Techniques, Painting Lessons, Art Techniques, Art Lessons, Painting & Drawing, Watercolor Paintings, Oil Paintings, Watercolors

How to Paint Mist, Fog, Smoke, and Other Transient Effects

In this post, I provide you with some guidance on how to paint mist, fog, smoke, and other transient effects. These effects are typically challenging to capture on a flat surface due to their elusive and fleeting nature. Many artists seem to be either too timid with their approach, or too bold. I cover the following areas: Shape, Form, and Movement Observe and Identify Colors Technique Selection Other Master Painting Examples Key Takeaways I use my recent painting, New Zealand Reflections…

What is Gesso - a Comprehensive Guide! What is Gesso and how to use it. This is a Comprehensive Guide to using this Arts and Crafts Medium in your Mixed Media, Handmade or Junk Journal projects. By Rebecca Parsons for The Graphics Fairy Acrylic Painting Techniques, Painting Lessons, Painting Tips, Art Techniques, Art Lessons, Painting Pictures, Encaustic Painting, Acrylic Paintings, Art Paintings

What is Gesso - a Comprehensive Guide!

What is Gesso? Have you seen this product in Art Supply stores and wondered … “What is Gesso and How do I use it?” As an artist/educator, I especially enjoy learning and teaching others about the benefits of ‘tools of the trade.’ Today I am writing about this simple, but oh so versatile, product that...Read More »