Drawing Tutorials for Dummies

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Do I really need to know how to draw? If you were to attend a university, you would spend a year or two learning to draw before you touched paint. Learning to draw correctly is part of teaching your eye and your hand to work together. How often have you wanted to draw something and then it looks totally different.
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Painting Tutorials for Dummies

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Important questions you can ask before you start painting is: Is it dark or light? (Chiaroscuro) Is it hot or cold? Am I using the 7 principles of good art in my painting?
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Colour Tutorials for Dummies

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Colours that are opposite each other on the colour wheel are considered to be complementary colours (for example: red and green). The high contrast of complementary colors creates a vibrant look, especially when used at full saturation. This color scheme must be managed well so it is not jarring.
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Portrait Painting for Dummies

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Why do artists paint naked women? How come they always paint naked women and not men? Whenever they paint a man, they cover their crotch with a sheet or something but when they paint a women, they paint everything? I know it’s not always like this but for the most part it seems to be the way to go. What’s up with that?
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Abstract Art Tips for Dummies

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Abstract art doesn’t have to be so unclear. There is a way to “read” an abstract painting, just as there is to understand and interpret a more realistic painting. ( noun ) – Abstract art can be a painting or sculpture (including assemblage ) that does not depict a person, place or thing in the natural world — even in an extremely distorted or exaggerated way.
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