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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...


Essential Guide on Oil Painting for Beginners

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Essential Guide on Oil Painting for Beginners
When you are first starting out in oil painting on canvas, you shouldn’t go overboard on supplies. It’s best to start with the basics. When you become more experienced, you can then try out different supplies until you find the items you are most comfortable working with.