The Easel Way To Do It

What a painter needs most besides his palette and brush is an easel. It is the backbone of the entire process. The easel works hard holding the canvas the painter’s hands are free to do what is needed.The only time an artist will not need one is if they are working on mural type painting.

Three Underpainting Practices for Oil Painting

There are, generally speaking, three distinct approaches for underpainting in oil paint. This painting lesson explains the three differing methodologies for the all-important underpainting.

How To Improve Your Drawing Skill With This Simple Lesson

This one simple drawing lesson will dramatically improve your skill level. If the basic proportions of your drawing are off then the entire drawing will suffer. Learn how to train yourself to consistently judge proportion and strike shapes accurately.

5 Easy Tips on How to Start in Art or Become an Artist

Are you willing to be a good artist or trying to find a new hobby like the art and entertainment business? Look no further!

The New Art – “Reborn” Dolls

Reborning has been around for several years now, but in very few circles has it been considered a true art. However, this rapidly growing market is gaining ground in the art world.

Painting En Plein Air: A Fumbling Trek Into the Wilds of New Zealand

Painting en plein air (in the open air) is one of my greatest pleasures. It gets me out of the studio and into nature and after a short two hour session I am fully reinvigorated and ready to tackle whatever life decides to throw at me that day. Be sure to travel light. You obviously cannot pack up your entire studio and hump it into the wild. You wouldn’t make it to the end of the block. Just a few brushes, a very limited selection of colors, a half-box French easel and a tasty snack is all that is needed to join the esteemed ranks of en plein air painters.

Beautify Your Room With Quality Landscape Paintings

Investing in quality landscape paintings is a good way to decorate and enliven the ambiance in your room. Check out these tips to help you find the art pieces of your choice.

The Influence of Native American Art on the Works of Jackson Pollock

Paul Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) was a well-known American artist who was influential in abstract and expressionist art. Although his short personal life, wrought with alcoholism and perhaps bipolar disorder, was arduous, his particular painting techniques, deemed to be drawn from Native American art, appeared effortless. Many critics agree that Pollock was unmistakably one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.

Custom Spray Painting a Bicycle

How to spray paint your bicycle yourself. This method concentrates on using an airbrush for the job.

Are You Interested In The History Of Art?

I was involved in an interesting conversation the other day, which involved a group of friends. They had been examining some paintings recently and one was outlining the history of those paintings to the rest of the group. It was an informative explanation and seemed to be of interest to all.

The Importance and Meaning of the Last Supper

The Last Supper is a big event that reminds us of Christ’s greatest deed and legacy. It symbolizes His obedience to the Father, God’s unconditional love for us, and our deliverance from spiritual death because of our sins. The Last Supper art helps us to see a visual image of God’s love and forgiveness.

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