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Art For Beginners

Check out all the easy art lessons below to jumpstart your artistic education. You’ll find in-depth, how-to instructions in color, basic drawing, & painting. Be sure to check out the perspective drawing lessons because they will make your artistic journey easier as a result more fun!

“Tea Time” – Oil Painting Still Life Tutorial (video series)
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“Tea Time” – Oil Painting Still Life Tutorial (video series)

Welcome! You’re probably arriving here from “Tea Time” my 5 part video series on how to paint a still life using oil paints. If you didn’t watch the entire still life tutorial series you can watch it here: Overview I’ve made hundreds of paintings since I started painting in oils around 1992-ish. At one end…

The Artist’s Intent
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The Artist’s Intent

Understanding an artist’s intent is often helpful when interpreting their artwork.  One’s  intentions in her artwork can have a profound influence on whether others view the work as successful or not.  Today I’ll be raising some questions about whether or not your artwork appears successful to other people and how to create successful works of art…