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this is my second attempt in sculpting and replicating an ecorche figure. My first sculpture was smaller and the castings were awful. In the end the left arm broke.
So I made a new one in...
Bob Ross was an effect painter http://www.topartgallery.ch/kuenstlerartikel/bob_ross_mountain_wallpaper.jpg
Escpecially for landscape this works quite well and impresses people. A tree is always a...
I covered this topic twice in my blog.
Mannequins as nude models
Got no drawings casts? Use your citie's monuments!
Basically it is just learning to render something - if it...
Just copy/pasted this from my website www.classicalatelierathome.com (right at the bottom of the first page):
Money saving tips for your atelier at home:
Low budget glass palette
Hey. You can take a look at my two websites (in the Signature).
One is a shop where I sell plaster casts and the other is my blog for classical art training at home with restricted means.
There are several such online classes - New Masters Academy, Classical Art Online, Drawing Tutorials Online, Creative Triggers......
I can't tell about the content and the value since I'm no...
I've been painting a lot in the last weeks.
The last one is an airbrush commision.
Do you mean the light for the setup or the light for your easel?
Setup: depends on different factors (e.g. the mood you'd like to create)
Easel: daylight bulbs (in general: those that have a...
portrait of my girlfriend. Took me about 30-40 hours. Size is 50x60 cm.
Reverse Google picture search did not help in finding out the name of the artist.
Do you propably know it?
I'd guess it was made with some kind of a stamp.
What you need to be able is mixing colors with their three attributes - hue, value, chroma. As long as you have understood this principle and can match colors everything's fine.
In my opinion it...
You need to workout and strengthen those muscles. That's the only solution to your problem.
The position your easel now is at (no tilt, drawing at eye level) is fine and should cause the least pain....
The geometric shapes are made of plaster.
Here's a Bargue drawing I made free hand without any sight size measuring:
Thanks for the kind words. I was quite busy with my new website (see signature) but now I have a little bit more time.
So here is the update you requested :-)
Haven't done any art for a long time, but yesterday I had to draw another selfportrait.
Always enjoying your updates!
How about getting more into detail?
I would sand off as much as possible, gesso it and give it a try.
But this would be a lot of work. I'd rather go and buy pre primed canvas in a roll and cut pieces out of it. If you intent to...
These type of drawings were done in the Art Nouveau.
Alphonse Maria Mucha
Now that you know the name you can start to google for tutorials.
I can't help you with a specific book on watercolor but James Gurney writes a lot about watercolor in his blog
His book on light and color is also a very good resource - I love it.
Mixing skintone is not just mixing white into an orage mix for the highlights and mixing burnt umber for the darks. Skin has a lot more subtle nuances and by using model's photos you...
My favorite is the one with the bride. Do you have a closer shot of the painting? I'd like to see her facial expression more. In case you have Photoshop or GIMP you can get rid of the lens...
Landscape: you could make use of atmospheric perspective which means that distant objects tend to go to the bluish side.
Mushrooms: this streak - is this the gesso...