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Once you start painting and closely looking at colors, you soon realize that simply reaching for a tube of black paint whenever you need to put in a shadow doesn’t work. The result isn’t subtle enough to capture a realistic shadow.
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If you're looking for painting ideas or abstract art inspiration, this collection of photos, and suggestions of how they could be developed into paintings, is the place to start. (For a demo, see How to Paint Abstracts from a Photo .)
This forty-page PDF takes you from traditional Renaissance, one and two point perspective, all the way to six point perspective. Six point allows you to draw the total up, down, and all around scene. Grids can be copied to help students move through these different systems very quickly.
We will now learn the three point perspective!
You can see 3 point perspective at work when you look at a picture of a tall building taken from near the base.
C ubism or cubism - One of the most influential art movements (1907-1914) of the twentieth century, Cubism was begun by Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1882-1973) and Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963) in 1907.
If you're looking for some interesting and unique artwork for your place but you're not looking to spend a bundle of cash, this simple DIY abstract painting technique yields pleasing results. Design blog Wit and Whistle (the same folks who showed us how to recycle a wine bottle in DIY ambient lighting ) shares a simple tutorial for making quick and cheap abstract art to decorate your bare walls.