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7 Most Common Painting Mistakes Beginners Make (And How To Avoid Them)
Value Structure Painting Analysis - New Zealand. When you start painting you will make all kinds of mistakes. That is just part of the journey. In this post I will go through some of the most common mistakes made by beginners and what you can do about those mistakes.
How to Paint Waterfalls
Waterfalls are a fantastic subject to paint, particularly as a study of edges, color, and movement. But they can be challenging, with all the twists, turns, breaks, reflections, and turbulence as the water crashes down through the rocks. In this post, I will provide you with some guidance for how to paint waterfalls, using master paintings and my study as examples. #drawpaintacademy
Color Mixing for Landscape Painting: How to Mix the Blues of the Sky
As plein air painting season blooms, I think it's important for artists and painters to get refreshed on mixing landscape colors. Achieve a cohesive palette, full of value and hue variety with these tips on mixing the blues of the sky! Save this pin and click through for your next favorite art guide!
Color: 7 Keys to Vivid, Rich Paintings
Something I hear over and over again from artists of all styles and mediums is the frustration with color. Color theory doesn't always help us create beautiful, colorful artworks. Click through to learn more about my 7 art tips that help painters better understand color and value in their paintings.
KEEPING IT FRESH WITH THE ART OF LAYERING - Flora Bowley
Curious how to keep your paintings feeling fresh? Today on the blog Flora Bowley shares a short video full of tips on the art of adding layers to your brave intuitive paintings. If you’ve ever struggled with muddy colors or experienced creative block, this one’s for you! #florabowley #layering #heyflora #bloomtrue #artist #braveintuitivepainting
Edges in Art and Everything You Need to Know
Edges in Art – Everything You Need to Know. Edges in art refer to the transition between two shapes of color. Most people do not fully appreciate the importance of edges; color and composition usually get all the spotlight. #drawpaintacademy
The Beauty of Failure
Failure is a part of the creative process and being an artist. Even the most skilled painters still create art that doesn't work. Get out of the mindset that failure of an artwork is failing as an artist! Save this pin and click through to read more.