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Oil Painting

Oil Painting

Things to bring this oil painting design Oil paints (if on a budget, the only colors you need are Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, Titanium White) Color wheel (to assist with the correct combinations for specific colors, and to help you understand how complementary colors can be used) Walnut or Linseed Oil (to combine with pigments to create your own paint, if desired) Brushes (Conno... »

Wall Painting

Wall Painting

Use colors according to the feeling you wish to paint. Read about colors and how to use them to express emotions. Reds and yellows will be happy, while blues, blacks, and browns will signify darker feelings. The feeling you wish to convey will depend on the colors and brush strokes you use. Experiment with adding textures to the canvas, and painting over them for added depth to the painting. Somet... »

Peacock

Peacock

Among the many possible models for a painting, the peacock stands out as a superb choice. Its brilliant colors and interesting form make it a natural for artistic use. In today’s art world, tattoo artists experiment with intricate peacock designs over their canvas (the body), and graphic designers use the peacock for an array of conceptual icons (such as the NBC logo). Using a peacock in vis... »

Modern Art

Modern Art

Abstract painting might not look hard, as if the artist did not know what they were painting. It might look like it; however, this is far from the truth. Abstract can be more difficult than landscape or scenery, because there is nothing to copy from, and nothing like it has been painted prior to the moment that the artist picked up the brush or palette knife. »