There are different styles of painting like abstract art, conceptual art, Hyperrealism, pop art, Futurism, Impressionism and so on. As artists you can focus on single styles or a combination of styles. … Continue reading…
What is positive and Negative Space and why should we use it in Art?
Positive space refers to the main focus of a picture, while negative space refers to the background. When used creatively and intelligently, positive and negative space together can tell a story using visual composition alone. The negative space of a painting can often be more important than the positive space in creating a feeling.
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Complementary Colors that are opposite each other on the colour wheel. They are pairs of colours based o different wavelengths.
Example: red and green
Example: Traffic lights are high contract complementaries and one secondary. The high contrast of complementary colours creates a vibrant look, especially when used at full saturation. … Continue reading…Good Colour Combinations
Tips on Pricing your Painting. Look at your final price and compare it again with local prices. Is it realistic given the market and your reputation? You can always increase your prices next time. … Continue reading…How to price your work
Contemporary art encompasses many different art forms, from traditional media such as paintings and drawings to more recently developed approaches that use digital and time based media to create works that incorporate both sound and image … Continue reading…How to identify Art types
Muddy paintings can be the bane of our existence. Frustration when mixing color hinders our creative process. It can even cause us to doubt our abilities. Would you like to be rid of mud in your work? Would you like to know how you created it in the first place? Let me explain… … Continue reading…How NOT to make mud!
Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio are all techniques that were used by the Old Masters like Titian, Rembrandt,, Caravaggio and other to create a traditional under painting. … Continue reading…What is underpainting and the difference between Bistre, Grisaille and Verdaccio