Abstract flowers – 15 epic art ideas anyone can do
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Abstract flowers – 15 epic art ideas anyone can do

Many people feel like they can’t create art because they don’t have any natural talent. This couldn’t be further from the truth! You don’t need to be born with a brush in your hand to make beautiful flower art. All it takes is some inspiration, and the right ideas to help you get started. Abstract…

25 Inspirational Pencil Drawing Ideas That Anyone Can Try
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25 Inspirational Pencil Drawing Ideas That Anyone Can Try

Many people feel that they don’t have the natural talent to be able to draw, and so they never even try. This is a shame because with a bit of practice anyone can learn how to draw. It’s all about starting off with simple shapes and then adding details and shading for more realism. We’ve put…

17 Ways Artists Can Create Texture In Watercolor Paintings

17 Ways Artists Can Create Texture In Watercolor Paintings

The use of texture in watercolor painting can really add an interesting element to your painting but it is often overlooked because most artists do not know how to achieve this effect. Without texture, your watercolor paintings can appear flat and one-dimensional. Can watercolor have texture? Yes, watercolor can have texture if you know what…

When making an intaglio print.. don’t make these 15 mistakes
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When making an intaglio print.. don’t make these 15 mistakes

The word intaglio comes from the Italian intagliare, which means “to engrave”. In printmaking, intaglio is a family of processes in which an image is incised or cut into a plate. The ink resides in the grooves and is transferred to paper when the plate and paper are passed through a printing press. Intaglio techniques…

Grisaille painting – Everything you ever wanted to know answered here

Grisaille painting – Everything you ever wanted to know answered here

Grisaille is a painting technique that uses monochromatic shades of grey to create the illusion of three-dimensionality. This effect was often used by artists during the Renaissance period to create lifelike portraits and scenes. Grisaille can also be used for more abstract purposes, such as creating a sense of depth or atmosphere in a painting….

Imprimatura in painting – everything you wanted to know, answered
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Imprimatura in painting – everything you wanted to know, answered

An imprimatura is a thin, transparent layer of paint that is applied to the surface before painting. This initial coat helps to create a uniform ground and provides a base for the subsequent layers of paint. It is an Italian word that loosely means “first paint layer”, like a primer but not opaque. Why is…

Can you paint if you’re a colorblind artist? Best 6 tips given here
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Can you paint if you’re a colorblind artist? Best 6 tips given here

Guess what? I’m a colorblind artist and I’m sure you’ve heard that colorblindness makes it difficult to see colors the way other people do. This is true, and because of this many people believe that they cannot be artists. This part is not true! There are many ways to create beautiful art, even if you are…

What is Alla Prima painting? All your questions explained (easy)
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What is Alla Prima painting? All your questions explained (easy)

Alla Prima Painting is a technique used by artists who are looking for fast results and need only one session per artwork. It’s perfect if you don’t have much spare time and still want to make something beautiful! There are no rules with this approach so feel free to experiment with colors, textures, and more!…