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Prismacolor Color Wheel. Here is some of the information that I could find regarding color theory that may be helpful especially for beginners like myself.

Prismacolor Color Wheel

Definitions: Primary Colors: Red, yellow and blue – cannot be mixed from any other colors.Secondary Colors: Two primary colors mixed together resulting in orange, green and violet.Tertiary (Intermediate) Colors: One primary and one secondary mixed together.Aggressive (Warm) Colors: Reds, oranges and yellows.Receding (Cool) Colors: Greens, blues and violets.Hue: Another name for color.Tint: Color + WhiteTone: Color + GrayShade: Color + BlackKey Color: Dominant color in a color scheme or mixture.Neutral Grey: Combination of black and white.Intensity or Chroma: The brightness or dullness of a color. Life Imitates Doodles. 01-List of Tangle Patterns.

Enthusiastic Artist. Open Seed Arts. ZENTANGLES and STUFF. Zentangle. Learn how to Mod Podge. Amazing Sketch Book Drawings. By paul0v2 Thu, 09/22/2011 - 11:18 This amazing sketch book belongs to Russian artist and illustrator Irina Vinnik.

Amazing Sketch Book Drawings

Zentangle® Hi All, I know this isn't watercolor, although I do combine it with watercolors sometimes, but I'm answering the question that was raised in this morning's "WASH" as to what zentangle® is.

Zentangle®

I've become a Certified Zentangle Teacher, or CZT, since I used to hang around here in WC and I just wanted to post this somewhere where those who asked the question as to what zentangle® is would see the answer. (My making anywhere near beginning of the "Daily Wash" thread is a rarity.) I imagine this would normally be posted in a "Mixed Media" forum. Please accept my apologies for this one-time breach of WC etiquette. Yes, as someone said, and to put it simply, zentangle® is a meditative form of art using repetitive patterns. Tangles are basically done on 3.5" X 3.5" tiles with a micron pen, no artistic talent needed. And here is a zentangle® inspired piece of artwork, or as it's called in the tangling world, a ZIA, that I began by dropping watercolors onto Strathmore bristol paper.

Amazing Sketch Book Drawings. Amazing Sketch Book Drawings. Tangle patterns. 20 best Illustrator tutorials. Learn techniques for Adobe Illustrator across vector art, vector graphics, typography, pattern design and more.

20 best Illustrator tutorials

Adobe's vector design and art tool Illustrator can appear to have a daunting number of tools – tools that Adobe is adding to on a regular basis – but whatever you want to do with it, we have the tutorial for you here. Whether you want to create a stunning illustrations like Alexandra Zutto's owl (above), informative infographics or artful type, check out our list of the top 20 Illustrator tutorials, written by some of the world's leading illustrators and designers. Techniques covered here include faux 3D effects, linework, shading perspective, vintage effects and more. How to Blend Colored Pencil Drawings with Rubbing Alcohol. Rubbing alcohol is a great solvent for colored pencils.

How to Blend Colored Pencil Drawings with Rubbing Alcohol

It breaks down the wax binder in most colored pencils and allows the pigments to blend more like paint. Pencil Crayon tutorials. So it seems to be a bit of an epidemic lately... the blahs.

Pencil Crayon tutorials

Man, I hate feeling blah. So - let's shake 'em - I propose a WORLD WIDE BLAH EMBARGO. Understanding What Art Journaling Is: 10 Links to Get You Started. From an art journal by Dina Wakley.

Understanding What Art Journaling Is: 10 Links to Get You Started

Art Journal video #1 — Jane Davenport Blog. 100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul. January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul

" It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. Zentangle - Pattern steps / how to draw on Pinterest. Zentangling for Beginners. Art Journaling 101 - abstract - create explore paint. How do you start an art journal?

Art Journaling 101 - abstract - create explore paint

"Art journaling is about the {creative process} of pulling together color, words and images as you wish on a page. Unlike many other forms of art, it is not about the outcome. "Tammy Garcia Original post 2008 * Updated March 2014 Welcome to Art Journaling 101. Art Journal Ideas, Tutorials & Art Journaling Techniques. Doodling How to get started. Zentangle: Pattern-Drawing as Meditation. By Maria Popova If greater creativity and more mental balance are among your new year’s resolutions, look no further than Zentangle — a type of meditation achieved through pattern-making, created by artist duo Maria Thomas and Rick Roberts.

Zentangle: Pattern-Drawing as Meditation

Each pattern is built one line at a time, organically combining simple patterns into complex zentangles in unplanned, unexpected ways that grow, change and unfold on the page as you enter an immersive state of flow. Totally Tangled offers a fantastic introduction to the relaxing and beautiful practice through step-by-step instructions and over 100 original tangles. We’re particularly taken with Zentagle because its basic principle — building on simple shapes and combining different patterns into complex creativity — is such a beautiful visual metaphor for our core philosophy of combinatorial creativity.

Donating = Loving Bringing you (ad-free) Brain Pickings takes hundreds of hours each month. Brain Pickings has a free weekly newsletter. Doodle Art, Explore the magic of the doodle! Patterned Animal Illustrations by Iain Macarthur. It would be hard to tell from these strikingly detailed animals but artist Iain Macarthur got his start drawing cartoon characters. Now he carries his sketchbook on the bus, to the cafe and everywhere else as he includes more realism and in this case pattern in his illustrations. See more of his animals (and even some cartoons) at iainmacarthur.carbonmade.com. See Also INCREDIBLE 3D ILLUSTRATIONS JUMP OUT OF THE SKETCHBOOK Via: hypemuch.com Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking, fire engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms relating to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea.

Colored Pencil Comparison Chart. Are you looking to purchase colored pencils, but are overwhelmed by the options? There are a lot of options out there for you. It can definitely be a little intimidating, especially if you’re not really sure what you’re looking for. I decided to put together a comprehensive comparison chart for you to help you make an informed decision about which colored pencils to buy. The pencil brands are sorted based on manufacturer. Home. Colored Pencil Tutorials by ArtistsHospital on deviantART. Colored Pencil Painters Guild. Underpainting by Jane Millar There are several good reasons to use underpainting in your colored pencil work. You can save time, as an underpainting requires less subsequent layering and burnishing. Underpainting is a good way to quickly color white paper and still maintain enough tooth for subsequent layering. And, it will be easier for you to erase later mistakes over an underpainting. Both Nan Klein and Donna Caputo have demonstrated the use of a dry underpainting.

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