Still Life Painting & Composition: Fruit Vegetables Vases & More

A still life is an exercise in design, as the artist arranges the elements. Learn what it takes to make a great still life painting—what makes an interesting still life composition, how to draw fruit, the art of painting flowers, as well as get still life painting tutorials—with these articles.

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The Potent Power of Using Colored Paper

Sandra Angelo, a well-known instructor with Artists Network, has offered to share three ways that she likes to use colored paper to make her colored pencil paintings pop. See what she has to say, and consider which technique you might take advantage of in your next drawing.

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Learn to Draw with Grant Fuller’s Drawing Workshop

Drawing Lessons Made Easy! Learn to draw with Grant Fuller, as he demonstrates several easy drawing techniques in his art instruction workshop for creating accurate sketches of the world around you. You’ll get fantastic instruction on line work, edges and values, along with Grant’s favorite tips for accurate proportions and perspective. You’ll love these...