Lines and shapes are essential elements of painting. How you use them in art strongly affects the composition and overall feeling of the painting.
Painting fire can seem intimidating to the novice artist. However, with a lot of observation and mastering of the basics, you can easily paint fire convincingly. This article includes some basic tips.
Do you want to create a beautiful acrylic landscape painting on a toned canvas? I've laid out step-by-step instructions for the painting process and included a time-lapse video of the sketching that you can reference.
How to improve your landscape paintings. A list of eight practical and helpful tips to help you improve your artwork.
Painting landscapes successfully is a learning process. I learn best through visual means. So, I have shown things that will help you succeed and also provided some videos to help you learn.
If you are used to painting in the studio, the first few paintings you do outdoors are going to be very challenging. However, painting en plein air can be a great experience and teach you a lot. Here are 11 tips that can help you make outdoors painting a little easier and more successful.
Learn to draw fish in an underwater scenery with a very unique and creative theme using plastic bags. It is very simple and even kids can easily make it. It depicts the scenery seen by a scuba diver in deep sea.
Learn the nine steps to painting trees, starting with the most important feature of the tree, its contour, and ending with the details. Robie Benve shares her nine secrets to painting trees that are believable and that present character and dimension.
A step-by-step overview of the different stages and decision making involved in a landscape acrylic painting, with an example featuring a cow in an Alpine pasture.
Many brushstroke techniques can be used for fine art painting, including crosshatching, hatching, dry brush, flat wash, scumbling, stippling, etc. Learn the different brushstrokes and become a more successful painter.
10 great tips to paint gorgeous skies and clouds. Both sky and clouds have some of the softest edges you can find in nature. Learn to notice things like atmospheric and linear perspective, and how sky colors are less intense in the distance and more intense in the clouds closer to us.