7 Tips For The Self Taught Artist
Not many of us have the luxury of going to a top art school and learning how to draw and paint in person. If you are like me and do not have this luxury, then you have the added challenge of being a self taught artist (as if learning art was not hard enough). So here are 7 tips for the self taught artist.
COLOUR MIXING & PAINTS IN GENERAL
An insight into the magic of colour mixing from primary colours. Also creating and using complementary colours. Numerous visual examples to print out for educational non commercial purposes.
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 […]
6 Tips To Help You Paint Like An Impressionist
It is no secret, I love the impressionist movement. But how exactly do you paint in an impressionist style? Many artists seem to use it as an excuse to paint sloppy (see my post here). But really, impressionism is just a relaxed form of realism in my opinion. Accuracy is still extremely important in impressionism. In this post, we will run through some tips to help you paint like an impressionist. #painting #color #drawpaintacademy
Teach Yourself How to Paint with Free Online Lessons for Beginners
Would you like to know how to paint in oils, acrylics or watercolors? Would you like to try your hand at portraits, landscapes, abstracts and still life paintings? These free online demos, by talented artists, can help you learn at home and at your own pace.