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About the venue for 2018
About the venue for 2018
venue ˈvɛnjuː/ noun the place where something happens, especially an organized event such as a concert, conference, or sports competition. “the club is the city’s main venue for live music” As you all know, LifeArt School has to vacate the Meerendal Premises at the end of November 2017. The...
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LifeArt School featured on Travelstart blog
LifeArt School featured on Travelstart blog
Leonie.e.Brown Artist, and Lifeart School has made the news again. Thanks to Travelstart.co.za for doing a beautiful write up on the Art School. Travelstart is a blog that reaches the international market and tell them about all the fun and interesting things to do in different countries in the world....
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Free online Art Lessons and Video Tutorials
Free online Art Lessons and Video TutorialsFree on-line ART Lessons and video tutorials by Artist and Teacher, Leonie.e.Brown
LifeART School is now also offering FREE online Art Lessons and Video Tutorials. Tutorials are available on: Basic Drawing Techniques Art Techniques for Dummies Portrait Painting for Dummies How to be good with Colour Basic Composition for Dummies Abstract Art Tips for Dummies Monoprints for Dummies Video Tutorials
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How to make a Monoprint with Acrylic paints
How to make a Monoprint with Acrylic paints
The beauty of monoprinting lies in its spontaneity and its allowance for combinations of printmaking, painting and drawing media. Monoprinting From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Monoprinting is a form of printmaking that has images or lines that can only be made once, unlike most printmaking, where there are multiple originals....
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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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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 of...
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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 boring)...
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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.
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