Drawing a Penguin in Pen & Ink – Livestream #169




Thomas Couture – The Famous French History Painter and Teacher

Thomas Couture, the famous French history painter, a genre artist, and a very competent teacher, was born at Senlis Oise, France, on December 21, 1815. At the age of 11, Coutures moved to Paris, where Thomas studied at the Ecole des Arts et Metiers (Industrial Arts School), under the aegis of Gros. He later joined Ecole des Beaux-Arts, where the French painter Paul Delaroche deeply inspired him.

Acrylic Paints – Best in the Painting Industry

The main characteristic of acrylic paint is, it dries very fast. It contains many types of pigments dissolved in an acrylic polymer emulsion. Once they get dried-up they become water resistant, otherwise they can easily mix up with water. In many ways they are very similar to other oil paints, but they are very easy to use and much cheaper compared to oil paints. If you just start your painting career, it is very advisable to use them.

Are You Still Confused in Choosing Canvas Painting, Oil, Acrylic, and Even Watercolors?

There is a great picture waiting to get outside from each of us. The problem is that people get stuck with what they want to express within themselves. Having the urge to paint or draw a picture is not the same as having a vision in mind. It can be a big waste of time, effort and materials if you do it without an idea in mind. Another problem is what materials to use?

Andrew Wyeth – Painter Of The People

Andrew Wyeth who has recently passed away at the age of 91 was a self-taught artist. It would be proper for me, as a person who has something to do with colours and canvasses, to remember the great painter of our time. Andrew Wyeth started his artistic journey earlier, say from the cradle. Under his father cooperation and guidance he started his artistic journey at very young age.

Longer Lasting Paints, Brushes and Humans

Regarding the paint, the brush and the human, here are a few oil painting tips that may prolong the life of all three. Long lasting paint brushes. I have found that to keep brushes in good shape it helps to have a bottle of Vaseline around.

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