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500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

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How to Draw Hair, Part 1 Looking back at my tutorials on drawing the head, I realized that I covered individual features, but completely left out hair. This tutorial will is split into 3 parts: The Basics, Types of Hair, and a Step by Step drawing. I’ll start this first part of the series with common mistakes that I see all the time. Common Mistakes when Drawing Hair Hot to Use Masking Fluid in Watercolor Painting Masking fluid, also known as liquid frisket, is a very handy tool for fine art watercolorists to preserve white areas that would be too tiny or complex to paint around. What is masking fluid, exactly? It’s made of a suspension of latex in water and is usually lightly tinted to make it easier to see on the paper, either a light yellow or gray. Ammonia is added as a preservative.

Proof that Picasso and co are copycats at heart – in pictures A new exhibition in London lays bare the mystery of inspiration by showing how modern giants from Francis Bacon to Pablo Picasso were influenced by their predecessors. From Andy Warhol's obsession with Giorgio de Chirico to Sigmar Polke's update of a classic Goya drawing, here are some great cases of art history repeating itself • In Homage runs at Skarstedt London until 8 August Pablo Picasso said: 'We, the painters, are the true heirs, those who continue to paint. We are the heirs to Rembrandt, Velázquez, Cézanne, Matisse. 100 Amazing Hairstyles We women adore fashion and style. Fashion comes in clothes, shoes, makeup, fancy accessories, styles the way we carry things and hairstyles. We enjoy dressing up, getting ready and styling our hair. Hair is the part of fashion and beauty and Hair-styling is an art, to carry your hair according to your style statement and your physical appearance is a really tough job. Working girls got a small amount of time for their hairdos and hair-styling in their daily routine.

Art History The visual arts are always changing. The various types of art seen today are the results of adaptation and alteration over time. This overview section of the website is designed to help you explore how art has evolved from the early days of cave paintings to the latest trends in digital artistry. Historians usually break up art history into smaller sections based on geography, theme and style: How to Draw Eyes For a video version of this tutorial visit This tutorial is a continuation of How to Draw the Head from Any Angle. I will go over the structure of the eye and detailed information on drawing the brow ridge, eyeball, eyelids, eyelashes, iris, cornea, and pupil.

Gerald Brommer Workshop ~ Floral Collage ~ Art Journal Pages Floral Collage11" x 15"Gerald Brommer gave instructions that he didn't want to see any pistils or stamens in our floral collages. I got that one covered in my floral painting above but Jerry's florals below are outstanding. I had time to start a second one but it is not finished yet. The muted gray color in the background (the negative shape) was achieved by watercolor with a little white gouache and applying and then dabbing with a Kleenex to give it more texture. We glued the larger pieces down first, tried to have a focal point, and to make an impression of a flower. We used watercolor to edges of flowers to round off some edges and to make interesting marks.

'‘I’m desperate’', Gillian Wearing OBE Signs that say what you want them to say and not Signs that say what someone else wants you to say 1992-3Framed colour photographs on photographic paper mounted on boardEach 1220 x 920 mm (48 x 36 ¼ inches)I'm desperate 1992-3Edition 9/10 plus 1 Artist's ProofP78348 Gillian Wearing first attracted public acclaim when she exhibited this series of photographs at City Racing, a small artist-run gallery in London in 1993. She had been using video and photography since the early 1990s, but this was her first significant collaboration with members of the public.

About — food for thought Food has always been a big part of my life, from my beloved mother's kitchen, to exploring the exciting food scene around the world on my travels. I grew up in the countryside in Norway and spent much time in my beloved mother’s kitchen, where she taught me how to cook from scratch, oftentimes with fresh produce from our garden, and how to be creative with food, to never stop exploring and venturing out from the known into new, uncharted food territory. My father began his journey with food later in life, focusing on the stricter health aspect of it and what different types of ingredients and combinations actually do to our bodies, including all of the sprays, treatments, and other additives used in the modern commercial food industry.. We lived on a small farm with sheep, chickens, and geese.

Taking Notes vs. Taking a Picture of Notes; Which Wins? Although I have seen this picture before, I saw it tweeted again recently: Although this seems like a no-brainer as a method to quickly capture information, there is also the challenge that if you want to “retain” information, writing it down is a much better method. In an article titled, “Want to retain information? Take notes with a pen, not a laptop”, the author shares the following: How to draw the face - Portrait Art Tutorials, lessons on portrait art basics. This book is highly (and frequently) recommended on this site."The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" by Betty Edwards shows how anyone can learn how to draw, even if they think they have no "talent." (If you are in the UK, look for this book on One of my favorite art teachers was a student of Betty Edwards, and he taught her method in his class. It was a great class, and everyone saw great improvement in their work. I am firmly convinced of the effectiveness of her methods.

Creating an Encaustic Look with Acrylics Any Matte or Semi-Gloss medium or Gel Medium can impart a waxy look. The specific manner in which it is applied can also increase or decrease this effect. It can be helpful to test with several mediums or gels on sacrificial pieces until you get a feel for the mediums or gels and application techniques that will work best for you. It is possible to get an “encaustic” look with the matte gels or mediums on their own, but mixing various ratios of matte gels and mediums with different amounts of paint can give a more enhanced look of actual beeswax. This look can be achieved with a range of options from a very fluid medium like Fluid Matte Medium or Matte Medium, to a thicker consistency that can be brushed or tooled with a palette knife, such as Soft Gel (Matte or Semi-Gloss) or Regular or Heavy Gel (Matte or Semi-Gloss).

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