Just finished a new digital painting of Bridgette Bardot. You can see some video of me working on it on Twitch although Twitch will have muted the sound sad to say. (Videos stays up for a limited time.) Click image below to see larger version. … Continue readingNew Bridgette Bardot Painting.
For the next exercise we will be doing the a sphere. You should have plenty of practice doing them from the shading part of the course. Now to get started get your palette out. Then mix small amounts of each value just like the last … Continue readingPatrick’s Free Art Course – Lesson 04 Painting – Exercise B
For this first exercise we are going to do the same value scale as from lesson A of the shading course. And we are going to it on your palette so you can a palette of grayscale. Now keep in mind you will not be … Continue readingPatrick’s Free Art Course – Lesson 04 Painting – Exercise A
Well it is now the time in the art work to introduce you to painting. By now you will have seen the limitations of pencil, charcoal, pastels and other related media probably. And you will be wanted something where you can do more. And the … Continue readingPatrick’s Free Art Course – Lesson 04 Painting – Introduction
Today’s featured artist is the great 19th century military painter Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille. Below are some samples of his work and links. Links http://www.artrenewal.org/asp/database/art.asp?aid=63 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Detaille It’s only fair to share…
Meissonier was probably the most famous painter of his day. His work was praised by the great painters, kings, art critics and the public. And this was at a time where new paintings were on the level of blockbuster movie premiers today. He was as … Continue readingFeatured Artists – Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier (French, 1815-1891)
Our featured artist today is Jeremy Lipking. To me is he one of the best living painters. Below is some of his images, an interview and a link to his site. Links http://www.lipking.com It’s only fair to share…
This is the first of our featured artist series of posts. With this series of posts we will shine the spotlight on outstanding artists both alive and dead. So to kick things off we are starting with Morgan Weistling a very much alive artist. Below … Continue readingFeatured Artists – Morgan Weistling
I often get asked whats the best way to learn to draw the figure. The answer is to have the best teachers and to work really hard over a long period of time:) So I hear you say you are ready to put in the … Continue readingBest figure drawing and anatomy lessons and schools.
Having searched far and wide for good information on solvent-free oil painting techniques I thought I would have to give up this dream. Then recently I found Tad Spurgeon’s site. Tad has done has done extensive research into the history of oil mediums and the … Continue readingSolvent-free oil painting methods.
You can now find the complete works of John Singer Sargent online for free thanks to JohnSingerSargent.org “John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was the most successful portrait painter of his era, as well as a gifted landscape painter and watercolorist. … Continue readingThe Complete Works Of John Singer Sargent