Sometimes we just seem to lose our way in life…life can get mundane. We feel punch drunk. Too many things have happened. We stagger from one emergency to the next. Come find yourself again. Discover your lost dreams and hopes. Come listen to the voice of encouragement and see life in a positive manner again. […]Continue Reading
Contemporary Portrait Painting Workshop 10 – 11 September 2019, Durbanville A fun, two day, 4 hour per day, intensive interactive workshop to create your own masterpiece. Using traditional as well as non-traditional materials. Students will be encouraged to use their unique talent and interest to explore the human face and form. LifeArt School normal T&C’s […]Continue Reading
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? Balance Proportion Emphasis Variety Movement Rhythm Harmony The word Chiaroscuro itself is Italian, and roughly means, “light and dark.” In art, it […]Continue Reading
Making mistakes, is part of being an artist. Frustration is an excellent task master. Out of frustration and in your anger you decide…stuff it I’m just going to…(fill in the blank), and voila, suddenly something totally different happens. When you no longer are satisfied with your work, it means that you have reached a plateau in your new place in your skill level, and its time to move on.
It’s a sign that you are growing. Moving on means climbing mountains, and going places you have never been before. . Don’t give in, never give up.