Posts Tagged: Oil Painting

Learning to Draw – With Paint

“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”

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Learning to Draw – With Paint

“…some artists like to do detailed drawings to use as reference before they paint, but many don’t. Some artists do drawings directly onto their canvas before they start to paint, but many don’t.”

Another Day…Another Mountain

I was asking myself earlier why I keep painting mountains when they are such a struggle for me. That, of course, is exactly why I keep painting them.

Another Day…Another Mountain

I was asking myself earlier why I keep painting mountains when they are such a struggle for me. That, of course, is exactly why I keep painting them.

What I’ve Learned

…one week isn’t long, but I have already learned a lot.

What I’ve Learned

…one week isn’t long, but I have already learned a lot.

Did I Do That?

I love oil painting because I’m so surprised — and pleased — with the results I’ve achieved.

Did I Do That?

I love oil painting because I’m so surprised — and pleased — with the results I’ve achieved.

So Happy to Be Doing Art Again

I feel as if I’ve found my artistic calling and passion.

So Happy to Be Doing Art Again

I feel as if I’ve found my artistic calling and passion.

Alla Prima

I came across the term alla prima in the March issue of Artist’s magazine. I couldn’t recall ever hearing it before, so I hurriedly looked it up online. I learned that alla prima — sometimes called direct painting — refers

Alla Prima

I came across the term alla prima in the March issue of Artist’s magazine. I couldn’t recall ever hearing it before, so I hurriedly looked it up online. I learned that alla prima — sometimes called direct painting — refers