The artist’s guide to creating perspective in your art… “Perspective (from Latin: perspicere ‘to see through’) in the graphic arts is an approximate representation, generally on a flat surface (such as paper), of an image as it is seen by the eye. The two most characteristic features of perspective are that objects appear smaller as their distance from the observer increases;…Read More
Why you shouldn’t underprice your art… “Do any of the following points sound like something you face? You sell your art cheaply because… • You are afraid that people won’t buy your art if you charge what you feel it’s worth. • You believe that the people in your geographical region buy only cheaper…Read More
Painting fur can be one of the most challenging subjects that artists will face.
It’s pretty much impossible to paint animals without knowing how to paint fur, If you want to paint animals that look real, at some point you’ll need to deal with the fear of painting fur.
It can be intimidating at first but once you learn the correct techniques and how to apply texture (which is one of the most challenging things to paint, and that goes double for fur, whether it’s long, short, fluffy or straight.) You will be just fine…
How Do I Price My Artwork? Pricing your original art work appropriately is critical to selling your work. As an artist, you should consider 3 main things… Popularity, initial outlay for materials and the time that it takes to create the art work. Therefore, it’s very important to adopt consistent, fact-based pricing principles and methods.…Read More
How to paint cats eyes that look real
Have you ever wanted to paint an eye but, no matter how you try… it just doesn’t turn out the way that you want?
In today’s teaching, I want to show you in 4 simple steps how to paint the eyes of a cat.Read More
Hey Folks!!! Happy new year. Yes its already February and due to all the massive things that have been going on in our business I haven’t had chance to write to you. We have so much happening from a wonderful new member of staff, 6 new branches of the business including: www.wrestleart.co.uk , www.kidsartschool.com ,…Read More
Art at Christmas Hi folks! Yet again another Christmas season is upon us. I don’t know about you but to me it feels like each year passes quicker and quicker. How do you know when it’s Christmas? Do you know what I mean? When is that moment for you when you sit down…Read More
This morning I was sitting with Katie watching a travelling cook called Nadia and began thinking about my blog and the content I share with you. I began thinking about ways that I could help you to get to know me better as an artist and ways that I could get to know you better,…Read More
Awesome new paintings Whenever an artist announces that he or she has new art work on the way it’s always exciting. For me I share the excitement when putting together new art work. I always like to think about the happy smiles on the kids and adults faces when they see the work I have labored over. I…Read More