A new issue and a new challenge, this article will cover the ever elusive realistic flames. This time around we will attempt to work this effect into an entire composition. This is more challenging than it sounds due mostly to the fact that three-dimensional cubes can be very tough to draw and to paint in… Continue reading Fire and Dice Rolling out Realistic Flames over Dice By Thomas Adams
Airbrush: A small, air-operated tool that sprays paint. It resembles, and is held like, a pen. Today, airbrushes are used in painting for a multitude of applications. Artists who use the airbrush will generally have several different types (external or internal mix) as well as styles (gravity- or siphon-feed) on hand for a variety of… Continue reading Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 1: Introduction Quick Course With Video for the Novice
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Have you ever canoed with a paddle custom made to fit you? Carve your own canoe paddle to your own specifications in this fascinating class! From the shape of the paddle blade, to its length, to the shape of the handle, the paddle you create will be made for you, by you. Beginners are welcome!
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To most artists, airbrush maintenance basically means keeping the airbrush clean so that paint flow is uninterrupted. But another aspect of maintaining the airbrush deals with proper handling and care to prevent damaging the components of this highly sensitive tool.
Today I am enlisting the help of one of my littlest fans to create a shirt with his favorite game character on it. Next time you are airbrushing for fun, grab one of your kids or nephews, nieces, grandkids, etc. Kids love to help and watch people airbrush.
Although Gessobord is ready to use, some artists may elect to re-gesso the surface for their own particular purpose–high impasto, eggshell smoothness, etc.
All it takes is a puff of wind from a fan, an accidental swipe of the hand or any one of a number of accidents to mar the looks of a lovely painting or drawing.
Working in clay is one of the most interesting and expressive things an artist can do.
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Acrylic paints offer so many positive attributes: fast drying time, water cleanup, huge color selections right from the tube, multiple surface preparations, brushes and other tools to work with, wild creativity, plus a modern history that includes space-age polymer elements. What more could you ask?