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
Many artists, both beginners and professional, have a desire to paint a dog. These wonderful animals are often close to humans and artists often receive orders to paint a dog. At the same time, some artists themselves keep four-legged friends at home. In this article I want to show you how to paint a Jack … Read more How to paint a dog in stages
Paint in watercolor. Some will think this is childish, but believe me, many artists love and paint only with watercolors, no oil, no acrylic, namely watercolor, which is always in their heart. I think that telling what watercolor is and why it is called that makes no sense, it has long been described on Wikipedia … Read more How to paint a watercolor lynx (photo and video)
Choosing a canvas is probably one of the most difficult tasks for an amateur artist. The canvas is the basis for Your masterpiece. And if you choose the wrong canvas, then the masterpiece may turn out to be “wrong” or simply fail. Choosing a canvas, you seem to figure out the technique and manner of … Read more Types of canvases. What’s the best?
Palette knife is a small spatula (looks like a construction trowel), which is used by the artist at the time of painting. The functionality of palette knife is quite wide, and its diversity can surprise when you try to choose it for the first time. There is no mistaking the painting with a palette knife … Read more Palette knife, the real assistant of the artist.