Famouse Painter and Engraver – Rembrandt
In the art world, there is a list of names that everyone knows, even those who are barely familiar with art at all. Rembrandt is one of those names and some Rembrandt trivia will show that his contributions were as important as it might seem at first glance. He was a seventeenth century Dutch painter, although he is as famous for his engravings as he is for his paintings.Three Great Pastel Painting Techniques
Whether you are new to painting with pastels or have tried them out you will find that knowing some pastel painting techniques will make all the difference to your finished artwork. It’s easy once you know how and these three techniques will certainly get you started on the right track.My Watercolor Palette – A Magical Palette of Hues
Is this watercolor? I am often asked. It looks like oils it is so rich! I am often asked what colors I use to create my luminous and transparent reality. It is not a straightforward answer. But one of the main reasons my work looks as if the subject has a presence is because I use a multi-layered technique using transparent or semi-transparent watercolor.Watercolor Tips and Hints For Stretching Watercolor Paper
Below you will find instructions on how I love to stretch my watercolor paper. It is interspersed with many hints and tips to ensure you don’t come unstuck by the ‘traps for young players’. I never have a problem stretching paper – so if you do experience something – then it will be something simple. The most common of these is using the wrong board to stretch the paper on. Or using the wrong tape.Preparing Your Paper For Use With Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils
Prismacolor Watercolor Pencils are water-soluble and made of professional artist quality grade pigments. They are sold individually or in sets of 12, 24, and 36 pencils. Used with or without water, the smooth and rich colored leads lend themselves to creating dynamic drawings.