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Painting Techniques, Lessons, Tutorials, and Resources

Painting Techniques, Lessons, Tutorials, and Resources
General Topics | Watercolor & Gouache | Oil | Acrylic | Other | Matting & Framing | Art Supplies General Topics: Art, Design, and Visual Thinking -- This art course provides an excellent overview of the visual language of art and teaches students how to analyze design, thus giving a better understanding of what it takes to create a successful work of art. Learn about the design elements and principles of art, the various media employed in creating art, the history of art, and its most popular movements. Essential Painting How To's -- About.com provides step-by-step information and essential techniques for beginner painters. Free Art Lessons -- Free online art demonstrations in a variety of media. Design: Instructional Notes, Tips and Techniques -- Keene Wilson provides key points gathered from instructors and professional artists on Mass, Shapes, Color relationships, Texture, Pattern, Theme and variation, Edges and more. Tutorial on Composition -- We love this tutorial by Peter Saw. Related:  cartazes

Alphonse Bertillon’s Synoptic Table of Physiognomic Traits (ca. 1909) Alphonse Bertillon’s Tableau synoptic des traits physionomiques was essentially a cheat sheet to help police clerks put into practice his pioneering method for classifying and archiving the images (and accompanying details) of repeat offenders, a system known as bertillonage. Beginning his career as a records clerk in the Parisian police department, Bertillon, the child of two statisticians and endowed with an obsessive love of order, soon became exasperated with the chaos of the files on offenders. The problem was particularly acute when it came to identifying offenders as repeat offenders (recidivists), given that the person in question could simply provide a false name. Bertillon’s solution was to develop a rigorous system of classification, or “signalment”, to help organise these photographs. Key to the whole endeavour, of course, was the new exactitude of representation afforded by photography, though this was still an exactitude limited to a particular moment.

99 Excellent Examples of Forced Perspective Photography | Photography Forced perspective is a technique that employs optical illusion to make an object appear farther away, closer, larger or smaller than it actually is. It is used primarily in photography, filmmaking and architecture. It manipulates human visual perception through the use of scaled objects and the correlation between them and the vantage point of the spectator or camera. There are many ways to attack photography and some are much more expensive than others. Here in this showcase, we presenting a Stunning collection of Forced Perspective Photography and Pictures taken by various artists in which all pictures are linked to the author’s pages. You may want to explore further works of the photographers we’ve featured below. When it comes to inspiration then there is no limitation on resources. You may be interested in the following related articles as well. Feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts that our readers may find helpful. Further Resources!

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DIY: Blueprint-Inspired Holiday Project Our own Angelica completed a DIY project over the holidays that's positively brilliant. She writes: After a series of failed baking adventures I realized it was time for me to transfer my love for YumSugar and food magazines to CasaSugar and design magazines. In the spirit of the holidays I picked a Light Bright project from this month's Blueprint magazine. I must admit, I'm a much better painter and craftswoman than I am a baker so the project was definitely a confidence booster. The Blueprint picture is on the left, my replica is on the right. To find out how to make your own replica, just read more What You'll Need stretched canvaspaintbrushesgroundcloth or newspapers to protect your floorpencilawlwhite twinkly tree lightscraft glue You can find the complete Blueprint directions here.

Digital Painting. Creative Freedom. The Top 8 Free Online Image Editors Taking photos or making beautiful digital artwork is activities most people enjoy doing. Most people have heard of, and might be familiar with, Adobe Photoshop. It’s arguably the most popular image manipulation app around, especially for professionals. However, most people’s image editing needs would be met by apps available right in their browser. While you won’t have the extensive capabilities Photoshop has, this list of the top eight image editing web apps will likely offer more features than necessary for most people in most instances. 1. Photoshop.com Photoshop.com is the lightweight version of the behemoth desktop app, Photoshop. Requirements: Flash 10+Developer: Adobe 2. Splashup Splashup is quite similar to Photoshop in respect to its interface, while offering a strong selection of tools and a few more than basic image editing capabilities. Requirements: FlashDeveloper: Faux Labs 3. Aviary Aviary offers everything from image editing to vector and audio editing. 4. picnik Picnik flauntR

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