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How to paint like Willem de Kooning
How to paint like Willem de Kooning
After Jackson Pollock, de Kooning was the most prominent and celebrated of the Abstract Expressionist painters. Although he established his reputation with a series of entirely abstract pictures, he felt a strong pull towards traditional subjects and would eventually become most famous for his pictures of women, which he painted...
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Please like and share!
Please like and share!
Please Like, Share, Comment, Like Again, Post, And Don’t Forget To Comment

Facebook, along with the rest of the Internet, is having a profound impact on marketing and sharing information. LifeART Studio is now part and parcel of the Meerendal Wine Estate.
we need you guys to like and...
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Get More out of Workshops by Following these Three Rules
Get More out of Workshops by Following these Three Rules
For those of you who want to join our exclusive Ann Gadd Art Blocks and Breakthrough Workshop on 8 April, at the Meerendal Chapel Gallery, here is three basic rules to get more out of your workshop.
Read more about the amazing Meerendal adventure on: http://lifeartschool.co.za/no-longer-in-third-grade/
This post is by guest author, Vianna...
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Meerendal Art Gallery and Tasting Room
Meerendal Art Gallery and Tasting Room
Welcome to our new Art Gallery at the Meerendal Wine Estate!
Experience of sip on premium wine as you soak in swirls of texture and colour! #artgallery #meerendalwineestate #artwalls
The newly opened Meerendal Art Gallery and Tasting Room. Lifeart School has re-located to the Meerendal Wine Estate and had...
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Art in the Park at meerendal Wine Estate
Art in the Park at meerendal Wine Estate
Meerendal Wine Estate has been well know for its Park Runs, K-day as well as the world famous Epic Bicycle Tour. Now Meerendal Chapel Gallery along side the newly opened Meerendal Gallery and Wine Tasting Room are offering a trice monthly Art in the Park experience.
Art in the Park...
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No longer in third grade.
No longer in third grade.Art classes in Cape Town. Getting married in an Art Gallery that is also a Chapel.
Sometimes life…and God, throws you a curve ball and opportunities arise that you would not have been able to imagine. To jump or not to jump when the opportunity arises? Sometimes the decisions can be very difficult to make. Do you stay in third grade where you are the...
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New Studio & School Venue: Meerendal Wine Estate, Durbanville
New Studio & School Venue: Meerendal Wine Estate, DurbanvilleIt has been our dream for years to start something socially involved and culturally rich – an interactive studio space that is also an art classroom and gallery...
It has been our dream for years to start something socially involved and culturally rich – an interactive studio space that is also an art classroom and gallery. As our new venue, Meerendal Wine Estate offers our art students and patrons an inspiring and scenic environment in which to...
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Techniques on Traditional Drawing
Techniques on Traditional Drawing
Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design.
This article contains...
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International Art Courses and Holidays 2017
International Art Courses and Holidays 2017Welcome to our selection of art courses and holidays for the rest of this year and into 2017. With summer drawing to a close, and the evenings getting darker, now is a good time to secure something to look forward to that will keep the creative juices flowing as we move into autumn and through the winter. Talking of creativity, have you seen the October issues of Leisure Painter and The Artist? They are packed with inspirational painting and drawing ideas for you to try and projects to follow in a whole host of different media. The November issues will include details of our annual Charity Christmas painting competition and our December editions will include information about next year's open competition - with all this, and much more, coming up you won't want to miss anything, so why not take out a subscription today!
Welcome to our selection of art courses and holidays for the rest of this year and into 2017.
With summer drawing to a close, and the evenings getting darker, now is a good time to secure something to look forward to that will keep the creative juices flowing as...
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Frustration is a Good Thing
Frustration is a Good Thing
The feeling of being upset or annoyed as a result of being unable to change or achieve something.
“tears of frustration rolled down her cheeks”
synonyms: exasperation, annoyance, anger, vexation, irritation, bitterness, resentment.
The prevention of the progress, success, or fulfilment of something.
“the frustration of their wishes”
synonyms:...
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Using good colour harmonies.
Using good colour harmonies.
Amazing work done by the LifeART School Monday night class. Tertia Bester has been selling everything that she has been making. Well done Tertia!

Complementary Colours
Colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel are considered to be complementary colors (example: red and green).
The high contrast...
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Sasol New Signatures 2016
Sasol New Signatures 2016
“A lot of the entrants used arbitrary and mundane materials, such as coins and waste materials, and transformed them into artworks with a strong message and concept,” explained, artist, art educator and judge at this year’s Sasol New Signatures Art Competition, Emma Willemse. What impressed Binsbergen the most about...
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How to make good Abstract Art
How to make good Abstract Art
Abstract Art may seem outrageously free, but in actual fact, it always has a firm rationale.
What can hold everything together?

A composition, what we can call a formal foundation. Some types of composition include an overall design (be careful here as this design can get repetitious and visually...
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Color makes a design come alive.
Color makes a design come alive.
It can attract attention, set a mood, and even influence our emotions and perceptions.But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start when choosing a color palette for your design project.
According to color theory, harmonious color combinations use any two colors opposite each other on the...
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Good composition tips
Good composition tips
Composition is the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art, as distinct from the subject of a work. It can also be thought of as the organization of the elements of art according to the principles of art.
Related Posts:CompositionCompositionHow to critique Art?How...
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