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Landscape Watercolor Painting Tips For Intermediate Artists

Landscape Watercolor Painting Tips For Intermediate Artists

One of the biggest challenges watercolor paintingĀ beginners face with any type of art, is the ability to really connect with the creativity that is inside of them. It's difficult in the beginning to just let go and paint from your heart and soul. Your mind is being filled with techniques and systems for approaching painting, which in my opinion, tends to drown out your inner creativity. Learning techniques are essential, but there should be a point where you begin to draw from your own creative imagination. When painting a subject, whether it is a person or a landscape, it is...


Doing Portrait Painting has never been so Easy

Doing Portrait Painting has never been so Easy

Being able to capture the likeness of a human being on canvas, using paint, is certainly a sought-after accomplishment for many new painters. It can also be somewhat challenging. This article will cover some of the more basic portrait painting tips & techniques and help lessen some of the confusion many beginners face. With practice, you will soon be painting portraits like the masters. If at all possible, I highly recommend you paint your portraits using a live model as opposed to a photograph. There is simply no substitution for painting from life. Painting a successful portrait is all about...


This Mother's Day, Return to the Simple Joys of Hobbies, Arts, and Home Making

This Mother's Day, Return to the Simple Joys of Hobbies, Arts, and Home Making

Modern women of today decided to shift from home-making to office work. Slowly, this trend is slowly changing, as more and more women are willing to make financial and personal sacrifices in order to be the primary caregivers for their small children. Many women have returned to home-makers and turning arts and crafts hobbies as means to earn income.One hobby that helps the mother at home is cooking. Though it could be considered work, cooking and baking are fascinating hobbies. One can explore the cuisine of different countries or learn to create gourmet treats. Baking can yield wholesome whole grain...


Why start Arts and Crafts as a Hobby Today

Why start Arts and Crafts as a Hobby Today

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and each one of us has their own concept of what is beautiful. Once you start anĀ arts and crafts hobby, you will be amazed at how quickly you get ideas for projects you can create.