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How to Paint Red Grapes in Oils with Kelli Folsom

Here is a wonderful step by step oil painting demonstration by artist Kelli Folsom. In the video below, she demonstrates how she paints a red grape still life painting. Be sure to visit her youtube channel for more great s! tep by step tutorials. Visit her website here to learn more about Kelli and to view […]

Color-Mixing for Portraits

In the following lesson, artist Brandon Schaefer demonstrates his process for mixing flesh tones for portrait painting.  Enjoy! Visit Brandon’s Site Visit Brandon’s YouTube Channel

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A Workshop in Tonal Drawing by artist Mark Vazquez-Mackay

Visual artist, Mark Vazquez-Mackay presents a workshop on creating a tonal drawing with charcoal at the Alberta College of Art and Design. Mark instructs a number of courses at the college in the Department of Continuing Education: Drawing I & II, Self Portraiture, Oil Painting I, and Figure Painting. To learn more about ACAD’s continuing […]

Drawing with your Eraser

In this episode of Aaron’s Art Tips, Aaron shows you how to use your eraser as an effective drawing tool when working in charcoal. Watch as Aaron brings a female lowland gorilla to life. Visit Aaron’s YouTube Channel Here Visit Aaron’s Website Here

Charcoal Portrait Demo by Nathan Fowkes

About Nathan Fowkes I do concept art, color and lighting design for animation and entertainment projects, notable clients include DreamWorks, Blue Sky, Disney and Digital Domain. It’s a great job but since everything is painted digitally I spend my own time painting with traditional mediums, these paintings and sketches are the emphasis my blog. I’ll […]

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Artist Spotlight – Jason Vazquez

Artist Name:  Jason Vazquez Location: Yankton, S.D. Website: https://m.facebook.com/J.C.VazquezArt/ Title of Artwork: R.I.P Sweet Prince Medium: Oil on canvas Size of Artwork: 24×30″ Describe this Piece: My latest oil painting of a true legend. R.I.P Sweet Prince. Oil on canvas

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Artist Spotlight – Ray Lee

Name: Ray Lee Location: Australia Title of Artwork: Blonde Medium: Graphite Size of Artwork: A4 Describe this Piece: Female Blonde Portrait

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Artist Spotlight – Daniel McGowan

Artist Name: Daniel McGowan Location: United Kingdom Title of Artwork: Scarlet Medium: Acrylic three colours Size of Artwork: A3 Describe this piece: Direct brush, no pre drawing using three colours Click Image For Larger View

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