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The Art of Shading

Conquering the right landscape, colors, and schemes is one of the hardest tasks artists face, and one of the most useful — yet overlooked — tools in an artist’s toolbox is shading. Read more for quick tips on practicing shading to boost your artwork’s depth, mood and spectacle.

4 Tips on How to Choose the Right Dog Artists to Paint Your Dog Portrait

Choosing the right dog artists to paint your pet portrait can be daunting. You want your dog portrait to be perfect, expertly painted that shows off your dog in the best light possible. So how do you go about finding the right dog artists? Here are four good tips to start you off.

Can This Be the Love Story That Makes You a Better Artist?

Like the lover who stays loyal, long after passion is spent, colour clasps the painter in an endless embrace of eternal fascination… Colour surrounds us in the modern world to an extent unthinkable in centuries past. An artificial dye resulted from experiments by English and German chemists in 1886. Colour-fast in water, the new dyes transformed dull scenes of village life and the clothes of ordinary folk. Cheap production and superior resistance to fading revolutionised paint-making.

John Singer Sargent and Edward Shenton: Two Artists in The Great War

John Singer Sargent and Edward Shenton were two artists who painted and drew during the First World War. One was just beginning his career and the other was near the end. Both expressed both the horror and beauty of the conflict.

4 Benefits of Using a Commercial Framing Shop

If you are an artist or in charge of art framing for a business, you should consider using a commercial framing shop. They can help your artwork really stand out.

Membrane Art – An Absolute Aesthetic Thought

This discussion explains, what Membrane Art is and why it has the potential to be recognised and embraced as a contemporary art movement. Not necessarily as something ‘new’ but as something that needs further investigation.

Even Beginner Painters Can See Indoor Rainbows

Every morning, as I sit at the kitchen breakfast bar, eating my cereal, I watch the rising Sun cast a beam of light into the room opposite… On the table sits a crystal vase, always filled with flowers from our garden. This vase is shaped with three bulging curves down each side.

My First Pointillism Painting

Find out about my first experience painting with pointillism, before I even knew what it was called. There was someone called Georges Seurat – Who knew!

‘Writing Is the Painting of the Voice’ – Quote From Voltaire

These famous words were penned by the French Enlightenment writer known as ‘Voltaire’ ( 1694 – 1778.) To me, this poetic idea is flawed.

Art Inspiration Can Be Derived From Dreams

I had always found the subjects of my next artwork by scrolling through countless stock photos online, but got bored with this method. This was before I realized that the inspiration for my next drawing or painting could be derived from my dreams.

Contemporary Realism: Relevant and Interesting

There are many wonderful styles of art loved and accepted by the masses, but no other style is quite as underrated as contemporary realism. The art depicts deep realism in the time contemporary to its creation, which is as fascinating as anything imagined.

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