In oil painting, the simplest form of a glaze is a thin, oily, transparent layer of paint spread over the top of an opaque passage that has been given some time to dry. Light travels through the glaze and is reflected back off of the opaque layer below. … Continue readingWhat is a Glaze and the top 10 best-selling subjects for paintings
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? Balance Proportion Emphasis Variety Movement Rhythm Harmony The word Chiaroscuro itself is Italian, … Continue readingQuestions you should ask before you start painting….
Loose painting is more expressive. It’s the true rendering of our instant reaction to what we see. BUT…there is a big difference between a well executed loose painting and something just slapped unto the canvass without any planning or fore knowledge. … Continue readingWhy should you paint ‘loosely’?