Painting

ART SEEN: What bothered Claude Monet about this painting?

What was it about this painting that made Claude Monet hesitate?<p>Monet struggled to complete a series of paintings of the Thames during visits to …

Canadian News

Use Pre-Stretched or Bought Canvas without Extra Gesso

Canvas is typically stretched across a wooden frame called a stretcher and may be coated with gesso before it is to be used; this is to prevent oil …

The Arts

The Nation Paints - calling Ireland's amateur landscape painters!

<b>Calling all amateur painters! RTÉ wants you to send us YOUR paintings of beautiful Irish landscapes!</b><p>We've all seen viewers' amazing photographs of …

News (Ireland)

GUEST ARTIST: “The Essence Of Watercolour” by Hazel Soan

My name is Hazel Soan, I am based in London and Cape Town, and I was one of those lucky people who knew what they wanted to do before leaving school: …

The Arts

How to Apply Durabak Nonskid

My 1979 Sea Nymph 14R aluminum skiff had a hard previous life as a rental. Even under the best circumstances, riveted aluminum boats of this age tend …

Home Improvement

Painting The Nation returns: amateur artists canvas for the prize

<b>The search for Ireland's best amateur painter is back on RTÉ One, with host Pauline McLynn and judges Una Sealy and Gabhann Dunne putting seven new</b> …

News (Ireland)

Tutorial: How to Easily Paint Convincing Rust Effects For Your Miniatures

Let’s start off by being clear: this is a two step tutorial. The first step is to mix pigments with a medium. And no, they’re not hard to find …

Crafting

The Russian Revolution seen by Cai Guo-Qiang

A Chinese artist’s take on the Russian Revolution<p>Contemporary Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, who designed the fireworks for the Beijing Olympics, opens his first solo exhibition in Russia in September. Featuring giant installations, “Cai Guo-Qiang: October” marks the 100-year anniversary of the …

Art

One Surprising Thing You Don't Have to Do Before Priming Your Kitchen Cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets is a multi-step process that can give you great results — if you do it right! And according to Chris and Lexi Dowding of …

Kitchens

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting kitchen cabinets is a big job, but it's the single most transformative thing you can do to an aging kitchen to bring it up to date. The …

Kitchens

The Note 8 made me feel better about my terrible painting skills

The Note 8's Coloring app is one of the best reasons to use the improved S Pen.<p>Back in college, I was working as a bank teller between classes and …

Galaxy Note

Sketchbooks: Moleskine Pocket Watercolour Notebook (review)

If you go onto pretty much any sketching forum, you’ll notice that a lot of sketchers use Moleskine sketching journals. I wanted to see what the fuss …

Watercolor Painting

How to Even the Gloss on an Oil Painting by Oiling Out

<i>"I have a water-mixable oil portrait that won't be ready to varnish for some months yet, but some areas are glossy from glazes and some areas are</i> …

Oil Paintings

Painting Glazes with Acrylics Step-by-step Demo

01<p>of 05<p>Building Up Color by Painting Glazes<p>Instead of mixing paint on a palette and then applying it to a canvas, you can also build up color by …

The Arts

Caroline Collom encourages viewers to journey into her ...

Caroline Collom’s abstracts invite us into the painting itself. Although she pulls inspiration for her geometric abstracts from the surrounding …

The Arts

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Painting Glazes in Oils or Acrylics

For some reason, there’s a mystique about painting glazes and a belief that glazing is difficult or even near impossible to master. As a result, …

The Arts

The secret life of Sir Howard Hodgkin

<b>Turner Prize-winning painter Sir Howard Hodgkin, who died in March, was famous for his hugely colourful and vibrant pictures.</b><p>What's much less known is his secret "addiction" - to buying other people's art.<p>"I think of collecting as a virus," he once said. "And I was infected."<p>Now his partner, Antony …

Art

How Crayons Work

Duncan's just a typical kid who likes making pictures. He scribbles and colors and draws with no thought to the consequences for his chosen medium — …

Entertainment

Nature-Inspired Watercolour Paintings By Adelas Art

She was also not quite ready to dip her toes into the deep ocean of pointed pen calligraphy so she tried her hand at some watercolour brush lettering.<p>…

Illustration

Custom Painting Blog | Residential Painting Pleasanton - What Is the Best Commercial Painting Company in East Bay?

Aug 4<p>Written by: Mark Thissell <br>8/4/2017 3:18 PM<p>A commercial painting company in East Bay is the one who paints commercial or industrial …

The Arts

The mural that disappears with the tide

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the Bay of Fundy, where the highest tides on Earth touch Canada's shores, a stunning new mural is naturally unveiled twice a day.<p>It's the latest work of surfing artist Sean Yoro, who has a penchant for precarious surfaces, having previously painted on floating icebergs, remote waterside …

The Arts

10 Essential Adobe Photoshop Brushes You Should Own

To celebrate ten years of Envato Tuts+, we're giving away this essential pack of Photoshop brushes! Learn how to create your own, and find more …

Adobe

The Most Important Step When Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets

With any paint project, it's all about the prep. I learned this the hard way when I tried to paint without priming, or thought I might be able to get …

Home Decorating

Just Painting Stones on the Beach

Artwork by Abdel Benjana Artist Abdel Benjana recently completed this fun watercolor painting on Imsouane Beach in Agadir, Morocco. The artist even …

Photos of the Day

Mastering Reference - St. George and the White Dragon

<i>by Donato</i><p>Sampling from good, tight reference requires a nimble and aware mind. Far too often an artist may become over enamored with the precision …

Fantasy Art

Demonstration 2...Painting Water Drops

<b>Demonstration 2</b><p>Waterdrops...Step One:<p>This demonstration will teach you how to paint waterdrops in six easy steps.<p>The oval shapes were drawn first. I …

The Arts

Pixelmator unveils new Pro software with machine learning features

Pixelmator Pro will go on sale later this year, but the new set of features looks promising<p>Pixelmator is best known as the image editor for Mac you buy if you don’t need — or can’t afford — all the bells and whistles that come with Photoshop. Now, the company behind Pixelmator is introducing some …

Machine Learning

10 Essential Tools & Tips All Photoshop Beginners Should Learn

Are you new to Photoshop? We're here to help!<p>Learning Photoshop takes time, and there are so many things I wish I knew when I first started. So …

Adobe

Why 'Howard Hodgkin: Painting India' is a must

<i>Emily Tobin previews an exhibition of the Indian paintings of the late Howard Hodgkin at The Hepworth Wakefield in Yorkshire</i><p>In March this year, Sir …

The Arts

Blackstone Boronia Brown

It seems Blackstone inks are a product of FPN – their origin can be traced back to 2013 when some of ink-testers (Amberlea minions) started discussng …