How to choose a frame for a picture, this question puzzles artists and their clients. The picture itself should fascinate and attract attention, but its obligatory attribute is the frame (or as they are also called baguette). Agree, a picture without a frame is not a complete work of the master. While the canvas, framed … Read more How to choose a frame for a picture is short and clear.
Let me introduce you to one of my last paintings, “Grandma’s House”. Probably, there is nothing special for you in it, but for me it is very expensive. This picture shows the old house of my grandmother, or more precisely, my memories. Grandma’s house forever remained in my childhood memories. After all, I spent more … Read more Oil painting “Grandmother’s house”
Which palette to choose? The palette for the artist is an integral assistant in creating a masterpiece. Indeed, thanks to the palette, you can create not just colors, but shades of paint. Palettes are used to mix oil, watercolors, tempera, acrylic paints… Most likely, if you are fond of painting you know what a palette … Read more Which palette to choose for oil painting?
What do artistic terms mean? Underpainting, sketch, maulstick … What other terms do artists have? In this article I will tell you everything. Underpainting Underpainting in oil painting is called a kind of sketch in which you outline (color spots) the entire composition. Beginning artists often do not underpainting and try to write everything gradually, … Read more Dictionary of the art
Most of those who learn to draw on video lessons know the cheerful artist Gary Jenkins. How famous is this American artist? First of all, unique video lessons. Let me introduce you a little more to this talented and bearded creator. Gary Jenkins, which is how his name is written in his native language, has … Read more Artist Gary Jenkins, who are you?
Every modern artist (especially successful, I hope you are) is sooner or later faced with the problem of sending paintings or even several paintings abroad. But, unfortunately, not everyone knows how to do this and what needs to be prepared, regardless of whether the picture is for sale or just a gift to a friend. … Read more How to send a picture abroad
Is it possible to learn to draw an adult, this is a question increasingly searched on the Internet. Not surprisingly, artists of all ages paint a huge number of paintings every day. You have probably seen what kind of paintings are written by young artists who have graduated from art school and higher educational institution. … Read more Can I learn to paint in 50 years?
In practice, not a single room is considered finished without interior decoration with paintings, prints, art panels or photographs. The interior with a picture is an integral image of any space. This seemingly simple decor element brings the necessary emphasis into the space, energy, sets the tone. But only with the right selection and placement … Read more The choice and arrangement of paintings: 10 secrets from interior designers
The first thing that comes to mind when it comes to the artist and his attributes is brushes and paints. About what paints are and how to choose them is written in the article “How to choose the best paints for oil painting.” But what are brushes for oil paints? Having come to an art … Read more What to choose brushes for oil painting?
Phased painting is a very exciting, enjoyable process. For an experienced artist, there is nothing unusual, but for beginning artists, the question of how to draw a picture in stages is very relevant. In this article, I decided to show the phased writing of the picture with oil paints on the example of the painting … Read more Painting in stages “Old Oak”