Techniques et compétences artistiques

Chris Saper teste le médium de gel sans solvant Gamblin | Essai sur route (avril)

Gel Medium Goes Green An artist tries Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel Medium in the studio and en plein air.By Chris Saper This article is from The Artist’s Magazine (April 2014). If you enjoy it, subscribe for 10 full issues, or purchase the whole April issue for more instruction. As a commission portrait painter, there are two …

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Kolinsky Sable Brush Disponibilité

The kolinsky weasel, from whose fur kolinsky sable brushes are made, is a midsized creature found in plentiful numbers in China and Russia. But the tale I’m about to tell begins in India—with mongooses and snakes. It’s a tale that explains why kolinsky sable brushes had been—and may again become—difficult to obtain in the United …

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Créer un art des fêtes pour répandre la joie des fêtes

Calling All Artists ‘Tis the Season, It’s Time for the December Artists Community Project ‘Tis the season! The holidays can get hurried by hustle and bustle but as artists, we have the unique opportunity to spread joy and holiday cheer, to our friends and loved ones, through our art. This month’s Artists Community Project is …

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Évaluation de la résistance à la lumière et de la résistance à la lumière

This Ask the Experts Q&A by Bradley Lance Moore first appeared in the May 2013 issue of The” artist magazine>. Q. Please explain lightfast paint. To what degree are finished works in the various media (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and so forth) affected by direct or indirect sunlight? Why does protective glass seem to be recommended more for some media than …

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Fichier Astuce: comment peindre comme John Singer Sargent

Magnificent. Spectacular. Masterpieces. The work of John Singer Sargent is beyond my own ability to describe. I fall in humble awe of his work, and admire those who strive for excellence, as he did. Such is the intention of the John Singer Sargent Deluxe Collection, sponsored by Richeson Art. Before I go on to tell …

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Peintures à l'huile – sont-elles sûres?

This article on oil paints is by Michael Skalka, chair of the subcommittee on artist’s materials for ASTM International. It first appeared as the Ask the Experts column in the November 2009 issue of The” artist magazine>. Q. I’ve heard people say that painting with traditional and water-soluble oils poses health hazards for the painter. …

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Résolution de problèmes avec le peintre à l'huile Joshua LaRock

If you’re in a creative rut and you can’t get out, you’re not alone! Here, oil painter Joshua LaRock walks us through different ways to work out problems you may face with a project. Problem Solving by Joshua LaRock Master drawing: Learn to put aside assumed ideas of what you are looking at, and educate …

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Pleins feux sur le concours étudiant | Artiste de l'huile Devon Rodriguez

Check out all the current art competitions you can enter right now and learn how to submit your work for a chance for cash prizes, publicity, and more! In the 2015 Student Competition, we met Devon Rodriguez, an inspiring, young portrait and figure artist. His work has continued to improve and evolve ever since. Take a …

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Conseils pour l’encadrement des photos: Quel est le bon matériel pour votre cadre?

Framing tips on hardware may not seem exciting, but understanding the function and limitations of various types of screws, hangers, and wires will ensure that your framed drawings and paintings are properly supported when displayed. Take a little time to tackle the terminology and technicalities. Your art deserves nothing less. Framing Tips: The Skinny on …

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Dessiner une maison en utilisant une perspective à deux points

The Guide’s Home, Algonquin by Arthur Lismer, 1914, oil painting. 15 Steps to Raise the Roof with Perspective Drawing Imagine a little cottage on a hill. It’s got a couple of windows letting in the light, a chimney with a puff of smoke wafting out, an inviting door painted a bright color, and a sweet …

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Techniques de peinture au couteau

How to Use a Painting Knife If you’ve ever spread frosting on a cake, you have an idea of the textural possibilities when using a painting knife to create an oil painting. Different from painting with a brush, this process can help you achieve a variety of effects, from the sweeping strokes associated with impasto …

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Ruby Glow – Les secrets du vitrage de Vermeer à Rembrandt

Portrait of Maria Serra Pallavicino by Peter Paul Rubens, oil painting. Modern Oil Painting Needs an Old Master’s Boost: Glazing “Just as we can look deep within a ruby so can we look deep within a skillful glaze.” Powerful words from Michael Wilcox but he knows that of which he speaks–and delivers! The author of …

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Comment utiliser les émaux pour créer de la luminosité dans vos peintures à l'huile

Do you love the luminosity of stained glass? Then you’ll be happy to know that you can achieve clear, glowing colors in your oil paintings with multiple transparent glazes. These radiant layers give objects depth and form, so they seem to lift off the painting surface. Below artist Arleta Pech demonstrates step-by-step how to do …

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Ne tuez pas MS Paint | Un plaidoyer d'un artiste

5 Reasons Why We Should Give MS Paint a Chance While the rest of us were doodling around in Microsoft Paint after school in the 90s, one artist made a full-blown career out of it. Yes, you read that right.   Poolside Views, drawn from MS Paint, by Miranda Lorikeet   “It feels like losing an old friend.” …

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Évaluation de résistance à la lumière et de résistance à la lumière

This Ask the Experts Q&A by Bradley Lance Moore first appeared in the May 2013 issue of The” artist magazine>. Q. Please explain lightfast paint. To what degree are finished works in the various media (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and so forth) affected by direct or indirect sunlight? Why does protective glass seem to be recommended more for some media than …

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Chris Saper teste le gel moyen sans solvant Gamblin | Essai sur route (avril)

Gel Medium Goes Green An artist tries Gamblin Solvent-Free Gel Medium in the studio and en plein air.By Chris Saper This article is from The Artist’s Magazine (April 2014). If you enjoy it, subscribe for 10 full issues, or purchase the whole April issue for more instruction. As a commission portrait painter, there are two …

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Évaluation de la résistance à la lumière et à la lumière

This Ask the Experts Q&A by Bradley Lance Moore first appeared in the May 2013 issue of The” artist magazine>. Q. Please explain lightfast paint. To what degree are finished works in the various media (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel and so forth) affected by direct or indirect sunlight? Why does protective glass seem to be recommended more for some media than …

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Créer un art de la fête pour répandre la joie

Faire appel à tous les artistes c’est la saison, l’heure du projet communautaire d’artistes de décembre C’est la saison! Les vacances peuvent être précipitées par la cohue mais en tant qu’artistes, nous avons l’occasion unique de transmettre joie et joie des fêtes à nos amis et à nos proches grâce à notre art. Le projet …

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