Every artist should know not only why Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain, but also how to clean his oil paint brushes. If you don’t clean your paint brushes, you risk losing them as a tool forever! To prevent this, let’s think about different ways to clean brushes. First of all, let’s see what … Read more How to clean oil paint brushes?
As an artist, everyone should know how to finish dry painting. It doesn’t matter whether you paint pictures in one session or you didn’t have enough time to finish picture in one evening, or maybe you want to glaze the picture. In any case, after the picture has dried, it should be prepared for finishing … Read more How to paint dry. Second session
I think even novice artists know the name of this brush. Surely you heard it in the video tutorials of artists or met in the literature, and perhaps your drawing teacher told you about it. And for those who don’t know: Grainer brush is a long and soft bristle brush. This brush is designed to … Read more What is Grainer brush
How many artists have already painted an angel. I think that almost everyone decided on this step, in this picture, and I took this image. In this article, I decided to draw not just an angel, but to take it, or rather it as a symbol, the symbol from which it all began. The angel … Read more How to paint an angel. Symbolism.
When ordering a painting from an artist, everyone thinks how much it costs. Oddly enough, artists call the price, which is often scary. Let me try to tell you why it is so expensive. For some strange coincidence, the artists are considered parasites and drunks. It happens … but it is not! And so let’s … Read more Why so expensive? How to make a price for your picture.
Acrylic, one of the most common paint of our time. It is loved not only by painters who paint the walls, but also by artists she also liked. To paint with acrylic is easy for someone, but difficult for someone. Personally, I still think it’s easy, but let’s look at an example of a picture … Read more How to paint acrylic on canvas
Lavender fields fascinate with their beauty and aroma in life. Many of us artists strive to repeat and convey this beauty in canvases. If we cannot compete with the aroma, then lavender fields with sunflowers are one of the common subjects of paintings. Video how to paint sunflowers in lavender (in Russian) Despite the fact … Read more How to paint sunflowers in a lavender field in stages
Someone loves rainy weather, but some do not. For the artist, this is another way to express yourself and paint not only a sunny landscape, but also cloudy, rainy weather, and they are very different from each other. In this article I would like to show and tell how I painted a quick etude with … Read more How to paint rain with oil paints
I hope the word “maulstick” is not a mystery to you. This artistic attribute is almost always absent from novice artists, as well as those who paint with a palette knife. Maulstick is mainly used by artists who paint in an academic style, where the registration of the smallest details and the work of glaze … Read more Art maulstick
The seascape with oil paints often attracts artists, beginners like to paint rolling waves, and professional artists paint large canvases with the smallest details and additions. One of the frequent and almost mandatory additions to the sea landscape are seagulls that fly over the sea. In this article I want to show how I painted … Read more How to paint seagulls in the sea in stages