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Demo of the Week
I apply a tonal wash of warm and cool colors on the canvas with a No. 9 Robert Simmons flat bristle brush. To make the paint fluid for the wash, I use a combination of pure gum turpentine and Maroger medium. This mixture allows me to move the paint around in a loose manner. I ...
Celebrate National Craft Month by participating in the Art Abandonment movement, where artists leave random works of art in public spaces to inspire and delight others.
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Did you know that good drawing and rendering skills will help give you a solid foundation in tone, otherwise known as value? Value is how light or darkness of a color. For example: If you took a black and white photograph of your painting, the shades of grey would be the different values or tones within the ...
I got serious about art in College, although I have been exposed to it all my life. I come from a creative family of architects and artists, and graduated from the Art Center College of Design with a BFA. Art has been my only source of income since graduating the ACCD. I only sell art ...
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