Welcome! You’re probably arriving here from “Tea Time” my 5 part video series on how to paint a still life using oil paints.
Interested in learning how to master color? Find out why Munsell Color Charts can drastically help you as an artist not only understand color better but gain predictable results when mixing your paints!
Want to learn how to use a palette knife? Here’s a palette knife tutorial for getting the most out of your painting sessions and learning the basics of paint mixing.Continue Reading
Are you are a beginner artist and looking to add some depth to your drawings? One point perspective is an important first step to making parts of your drawing look 3D.
Looking for some beginner oil painting tips? The following is a comprehensive oil painting tutorial which will help novices make sense of the various oil painting materials and techniques. Which thinner to use? What are mediums for? How to clean my brushes? It’s all here!
Did you know that a thumbnail sketch can help you plan your artwork out before you invest in a ton of time and materials. Thumbnail drawings are easy to draw and super helpful. Let’s learn exactly what these sketches are and how thumbnail drawings can help you right now!
Perspective drawing is a vital artistic technique if you’re interested in conveying spatial representations on paper. Today you’ll learn the 2 Point Perspective method of drawing by means of simple Step by Step instruction!
You’ve probably come here wondering what gesso is used for or how to use it properly. That’s not surprising. There’s so much misleading information about what gesso’s role is in acrylic and oil painting. Today you are going to learn what gesso is really made of, some good reasons to use it and the historical significance behind modern day gesso paint as a primer!
Want to learn how to shade with a pencil? Learn some basic pencil shading techniques to get you started creating drawings the right way!Continue Reading