In NYC there are a million things to paint. Subways, people, beaches, and more. Decide if you want to paint live or from photography or a mixture of the two. You can plan a day at the beach and bring your supplies. And paint the waves. The summer time is beautiful. In fact, that whatContinue reading “Painting NYC”
Some artists like to paint to be inspired others are inspired to paint. I am a little bit of both. If you have an idea you can either get a sketch book and sketch your ideas with pencil , pen, or marker or you can go straight to paint. Sometimes you may not have anContinue reading “Painting your Ideas”
When you use watercolor it is less messy than Acrylic or Oil paint. The simplicity makes it great for faster painting time. The effect is also different as the paint and water gives a wet look. It also takes more layers to achieve darker hues or less water. It is great to use water colorContinue reading “Painting in Watercoulour “
Pencil drawings are just as detailed as a painting. Opting for just the graphite allows you to use different tones to show color indication and depth in your picture. Find which technique you like to work with: Shading with smudging is a great way to move the pencil marks around your pictures leaving smooth lightContinue reading “Drawing with pencil”
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If you have an art show or just would like to promote your art you should have business cards. They are a great way to let a customer who does not want to buy your leave your show without feeling bad. You can have it in front of your art table for people to takeContinue reading “Business Cards”
Sometimes you can draw in a sketchbook. When I draw in my sketchbook I use pastels , color pencils or even pen. It’s a good way to do studies on forms and figured. Sometimes I will do multiple studies on a certain part of the body such as the eyes , the lips , orContinue reading “Drawing in your Sketchbook”
Many artist create hundreds of totally random works of art but others choose to create a series of work. (Definition) Series: a number of usually similar things done, produced etc one after another. For example an artist might create a series of Dogs, instead of dogs, cats, and elephants. That way the work can be specificContinue reading “Creating an Art Series”