1) Where is the light source? 2) Where is the horizon located? 3) Is there a hierarchy of shapes? 4) Negative shapes? 5) Color or Mud? 1) Know which direction the light is coming from. Take a quick reference photo or make a small thumbnail … Continue readingThe five most important questions to ask before you start painting.
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 … Continue readingCommonly asked Questions for beginner Artists
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). … Continue readingUsing good colour harmonies.
Cool yellows are those that have a green bias. Cool yellows are those that have a green bias. It is useful to have one cool and one warm yellow in a split primary palette. When mixing with other colours, a cool yellow will make pure … Continue readingWhy is lemon yellow a ‘cold yellow’? (article by Mitch Albala) http://blog.mitchalbala.com/expanded-primaries-palette/