Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Do you have trouble with ... hands?

I came across this hands tutorial today, at WetCanvas:

It's a three page "Demonstration on Painting Hands" by Leslie Pease.

I just wish I had found it several weeks ago, when Maria was painting her dancer.

Sunday, 21 October 2007

Brigalow Arts Festival

Our annual local visual arts festival, the Brigalow Arts Festival, finished on Friday. The Opening Night was last Monday.

These are the two paintings I exhibited:

"A Twilight Flight of Fancy", mixed media on canvas.

"Self Portrait 2007", acrylic on canvas.

Friday, 12 October 2007

Article: Acrylic Painting on Paper

Winsor & Newton offer an article by Derek Massey, on Acrylic Painting on Paper:

Derek Massey has been a full time professional UK artist since 1987.

Mr Massey states in his article: "The end result is as good as a traditional oil painting, with the added advantage of a very fast drying little or none of the odour one associates with oil paints...has all the qualities of a water colour and the added dimension this paint has to offer..."

Click here to have the artist guide you with step by step photographs of his works in progress, explaining his techniques throughout.

Saturday, 6 October 2007

Get your art fix: Artabus

Getting your art fix is easy at Artabus!

Hold your mouse cursor over any of the 1,064 artists' names to see a preview of one of their artworks. Click a name to see that artist's biography with the option to see his/her gallery, etc.