Community Blogs

Community Submitted Entries & Posts

How Can Learning To Paint Good Basic Watercolors Avoid Heartache?

I have to admit that a critic could have been right to say that my simple 2 stage learn how to paint watercolors course was too simple...

The course is too simple for a beginner who expects a painting course to show them how to paint landscapes, still-life pictures, portraits and technical subjects.

  • 13 Jul 2017

Trust Your Artistic Judgment When You Paint And Draw Perspectives

There are hundreds of art books that will show you the basics of perspectives...

They are an important guide that helps an artist master the skills of producing art that looks realistic. You will be shown how to draw and paint using horizon lines, vanishing points, viewing points and a whole lot more.

  • 7 Jul 2017
Popular Blogs
14 Jul 2017
Posted By Belinda A.

Make Your Paintings And Drawings Great... Breath Life Into Them!

Artists who try to produce perfect drawings and paintings can easily miss the vital key. When you produce an identical copy the result can look lifeless. The missing art element is"An interesting picture will give the feeling of life"The texture of the canvas adds depth to an oil painting. The finished painting isn't dull and flat.
22 Jul 2017
Posted By Ethan E.

Urban Art Styles: Stencil

The use of stencils in art is not a new concept, but street artists have developed the art form beyond its basic mechanical impressions into a staple diet of expression that dominates work done on city streets. To further define how this basic technique applies to urban art styles, a brief explanation is required. The basic stencil is a piece of cardboard, metal, paper, or similar material used as a method of transferring a cut-out image that serves as a negative for the resulting print.
Blogs Trending
1 Jul 2017
Posted By Jeannie W.

A Concise History Of Cartoons And Funny Pictures

We all like to laugh and a smile and there is no quicker way to evoke joy than looking at cartoons and humorous pictures.For as long as man has been able to paint and draw, funny pictures and cartoons have been depicted on caves walls, canvas, paper, floors, ceilings and even skin!Many award-winning artists have drawn and painted comical and funny pictures not to mention such legendary historical figures as Raphael and Leonardo De Vinci whose comical works are highly regarded.
30 Jun 2017
Posted By Chuck P.

Learn How To Face Paint

What is more fun for kids than face painting? If you are planning to entertain a large number of kids for a birthday party, corporate event, or church social face painting can be an easy way to keep a large number of kids content and happy (by no means an easy accomplishment!). Before shelling out your lifes savings to get a clown to come and paint the kids faces, why don't you try your hand at face painting? Learning to paint kids faces is not as hard as you think.