How to price your work

November 15, 2021 By LifeArt School 1

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.

Which is better, Oils or Acrylics?

September 20, 2021 By LifeArt School 1

For beginners starting out, acrylics are the perfect medium. Less mess, easy to use, and quick to dry. Once you have more experience, you can then move onto oil paints or even combine the two by painting oils over your acrylics to add shine and texture.

Colour Tips

June 22, 2021 By LifeArt School Off

Colour mixing tips and tricks for the beginner and professional artist.
Learn to make your painting look more professional.

Be Yourself

June 15, 2021 By LifeArt School 2

Why do you choose to be an artist — I’m asking specifically, why do you paint, or sculpt, or create in the style that you do, and why do you choose to address the subject matter that you focus on?
In other words, who, or what, influences you?

Painting Styles

January 28, 2021 By LifeArt School 6

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.

Negative Space

September 28, 2020 By LifeArt School Off

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.

Good Colour Combinations

May 26, 2020 By LifeArt School 6

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.