How to Draw Realistic Eyes for BEGINNERS – Super Detailed Instructions!

6 Essential Items for Art: Acrylic Painting

We are all aware that painting is an art. In the most basic sense, it is the method of expressing oneself through lines, colors, etc. With this definition, we can say that everybody can paint, although there are those who are really good at it.

The Interview – What Impresses a Gallery Director?

It’s hard to go past the old one: ‘You never get a second chance to make a first impression.’ Private galleries have to make a profit to stay in business. A new artist who presents in a business-like way is halfway towards being accepted into the gallery’s ‘Stable.’

How to Paint Trees With Watercolor

Painting trees with watercolor can seem difficult, especially if you don’t know where to start. Hopefully this article can help you to feel more comfortable approaching your watercolor landscape paintings.

The Artist’s Plan – How to Get a Gallery Interview

You are ready to become an art professional. You want to show your work to the world and you hope to make a living from it. Your next step is getting an interview with a gallery director.

A Little Tip on the Drying Time of Oil Paints

When ever anybody talks about the drying time for oil paints they always put it into the same context as we talk about the drying time of watercolours or acrylic paints, which is wrong really as the process is completely different. With watercolour and acrylics the paint dries through evaporation, which basically means the water in the paint is drawn out by spontaneously turning from a liquid into a gas, this process allows the paint to harden. The hotter it is, the faster this process happens, which is why it’s a bad idea to paint outdoors with acrylic…

The History of Art Forgery – Oil Paintings in Focus

Art forgery has a long tradition dating back to 4th century BC. Today there still exists a huge market of art fakes and copies. Additionally museums with false oil painting arts are established in villages and also major cities.

10 Easy Painting Techniques for Beginners

10 painting tips for the beginning painter. Learn some of these helpful tricks and you will be on your way.

The Private Gallery – Three Fundamentals to Getting Shown

Your best bet for getting your artwork on display and sold to collectors remains what it has always been: the private gallery in the high street. So, how do you go about achieving this? There are three fundamentals the emerging artist must know before approaching a private gallery.

Picasso – The Spanish Maestro Lures Crowds to His Birthplace

The 20th century’s most acclaimed and most controversial painter spent the first 10 years of his life in the Spanish city of Malaga. And now the city’s Picasso Museum has become the number one tourist site. But, long after his death, his legacy continues to spark controversy.

Paul Klee

The most famous Swiss artist to date was an abstract painter called Paul Klee who also had success with in several other mediums too, such as drawing and etching. Paul Klee produced an astounding number of works during his extended career of around 40 years and he also figured prominently with in the highly influential group of artists called the Bauhaus, which itself encouraged the development of colour theories and also promoted newer, more abstract art movements.

Painting for Colorblind People – Like Me

Colorblindness prevent many from painting, even though they would like to. I’ve known several such people personally and I find it sad. That’s why I wrote this article, hoping to give some encouragement.

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