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Painting composition

COMPOSITION

Composition is the start for any good painting click for more

 

 

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COMPOSITION

Learn how to compose your paintings click

There are 2 types of composition = Fine Art & Decorative art


ACRYLIC TECHNIQUES

Acrylic paint has its own special quality click for more

 

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ACRYLIC TECHNIQUES

Acrylic paint is NOT watercolour! click

Get the best acrylic paint for the best painting


OIL TECHNIQUES

The special quality of oil paint is the 'blend' click for more

 

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OIL TECHNIQUES

Exciting and versatile oil click

Modern technqiues for a modern painting


WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES

You need quick delivery and great packing (no spilt paint) from an art supplier click for more

 

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WATERCOLOUR TECHNIQUES

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You need to know the opaque and transparent colours


BRUSHES

A painter is as good as his tools! click for more

 

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BRUSHES

Britstle, hair or hog? click

There is a limited 'style' of brush but many manufacturers


CANVAS

The usual painting support click for more

 

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CANVAS

Linen or cotton? click

 

Make your own?


PAINTING MEDIUMS

A medium adds something to paint click for more

 

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PAINTING MEDIUMS

Lengthen your paint with a medium click

Exciting glazes


ABOUT ABSTRACT ART

Abstracts are the most sophisticated art form click for more

 

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ABOUT ABSTRACTS

Find a way to start click

 

The most exciting and demanding art form



ABOUT LANDSCAPE ART

A landscape can be exciting, real or moody click for more

 

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ABOUT LANDSCAPES

Make then exciting click

 

A landscape can be as exciting as an abstract


ABOUT IMPRESSIONISM

Make an 'idea' of a scene click for more

 

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ABOUT IMPRESSIONISM

Make an impression! click

 

All about light, colour and mark making



ABOUT PORTRAITS

Portraits are either realistic or full of personality click for more

 

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ABOUT PORTRAITS

Great tones are important click

Are you going to use natural colours or go mad?!


ABOUT STILL LIFE

A collection of objects click for more

 

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ABOUT STILL LIFE

What objects will you choose? click

 

Paint from life and the objects in front of you


YOUR CONCEPT

Every painting should have a mental idea click for more

 

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YOUR CONCEPT

Your idea of how the painting will look click

 

Using your brain as well as your hands will provide a better painting