One of my favorite types of art is watercolor painting. Watercolors are a great way to introduce a child to painting -- they are fun and easy to clean up. It's also the media to try if you want to paint, but you have a limited amount of space or time. Easy to set up, interrupt, and pick up again, these paints provide a great deal of flexibility. Watercolors differ from other paints in that they are transparent. When light meets the paint, it actually travels through the paint to the white paper beneath, then bounces back from the paper. There is a large variety of supplies to choose from when beginning, but we’ll go through them so you can find the ones that will best fit your needs and budget. For example, you’ll find that cheap paper tears easily; too much rubbing or too much water can cause it to fall apart. Below is a list of what you will need to begin your own watercolor painting: Although there are many types of WATERCOLOR BRUSHES available, you will only need a few to start.
Fastest Way to Create Comic Strips and Cartoons - ToondooApprendre a dessiner - Améliorer la qualité de son trait en deux temps trois mouvements -Lorsqu’un débutant ou un amateur peu confiant dessine d’observation, et qu’il veut dessiner sans perdre de temps, il essaie fréquemment de tracer plus vite, et la qualité du dessin s’en ressent sur le croquis final. Très souvent, il va repasser au même endroit maladroitement, sera un peu tremblant, voire crispé et son trait semblera ne pas trop savoir où il va. Bien heureusement, on peut corriger les mauvaises habitudes, surtout si cela ne fait pas longtemps qu’on dessine. Aujourd’hui, je vais vous apprendre à dessiner avec un trait plus confiant, ou en tous cas, je vais vous montrer comment faire. Ce n’est qu’une question de comportement. Eh oui, avant de faire passer le mur du son à son crayon, il va falloir se forcer à analyser plus vite ce que l’on observe et à aller à l’essentiel des formes et des contours tout en cherchant la beauté du trait. Quelle(s) forme(s) résume(nt) ce que je veux dessiner ? C’est simple, vraiment. Dessin réalisé sans trop réfléchir.
Drawing Nature and Landscapes : How to Draw Nature Outdoors with Drawing Lessons Step by Step Techniques for CartoonsHow to Begin Your Sketch In doing this sketch, doubtless great difficulty will be experienced in getting the drawing at all correct. Much assistance to this end can be obtained from a slight knowledge of Perspective This will form the subject of the next chapter. How to Draw From Nature with Easy to Remember Techniques Drawing from nature and landscapes with the following easy tips to follow with helpful tutorials to create beautiful illustrations and drawings with these free drawing lessons. Drawing Outdoor Objects: Water, Rock and Clouds A knowledge of the simpler technical principles involved in drawing clouds, water, and other natural features of the outdoors, is as essential to the newspaper artist as it is to the painter, in order to give naturalness to his pictures. A Tutorial for Sketching Landscapes - Outdoors Learn how to draw the great outdoors and landscapes with the this lesson on drawing landscapes outside. Drawing Grass : Use of Negative Drawing in Art Draw a Cartoon Valley
Interchangeable Flip-FlopsAre you ready for the sun? Ready to paint those toe nails and slip into some sandals? I am too. And I decided to greet spring (that will be here soon) with some flip-flops, with interchangeable straps. So I can start the day with some color and print….. Then change my mind. And take off the strap….. ……..and switch to a solid ruffle. Then choose some warm colors and sweet flowers the next day…… And then animal print with a simple bow the following day. (I saw something similar in a shop and knew I needed to figure out a way to make my own…) But all you need is one pair of flip flops (or two in my case), some velcro, and any sort of colored ribbon and accessory that puts you in the mood for spring. How to make your own?? Find yourself any pair of flip-flops. Start by cutting two pieces of the scratchy side of the velcro and gluing them to the flip flop. I used a strong epoxy glue that I found at Wal-Mart. Next, cut two pieces of ribbon and sew them together at one end at an angle. Now make more.
creative.com - Watercolor Painting for Beginners: A Complete GuideStarting a new hobby in watercolor painting doesn’t need to be daunting; watercolor is a versatile painting medium that’s been around even before the invention of watercolor sets in the 18th century or the influence of the English school that helped popularize the craft in continental Europe. With just a few simple art supplies and techniques, you’ll be on your way to creating stunning watercolor paintings akin to Paul Cézanne in no time. The great thing about watercolor painting is that there are several price points available as you’re learning. You can get a great 36 color watercolor set to get going and then expand your collection of colors easily by purchasing tubes, and drying them out in watercolor pan sets or other paint pans to create your own customized set. When making the jump into professional-grade tubes it’s a good idea to get a set with colors from a basic color wheel (look out for promo codes or free shipping sales online).
Histoire de la bande dessinéeUn article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. L’histoire de la bande dessinée pour être générale doit au moins être décrite aux regards des trois principaux pôles de la création artistique de la bande dessinée, l’Europe qui a vu sa création, les États-Unis à qui nous devons sa popularité et l’Asie qui représente aujourd’hui la plus grosse production de bandes dessinées avec le Japon et la Corée, et remettre la création de la bande dessinée dans le contexte qui l'a vu naître. Les prémices[modifier | modifier le code] De la Préhistoire au Moyen Âge[modifier | modifier le code] La bande dessinée est un art narratif, graphique et séquentiel. Bassin méditerranéen et Proche-Orient[modifier | modifier le code] Vers -1800, en Mésopotamie, les fresques sont utilisées a des fins narratives ainsi que le sceau-cylindre. Au cours du XIe siècle également, une fresque du jugement dernier est peinte au monastère de Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi, en Syrie. En Europe[modifier | modifier le code] .
Re-purposing: Tshirts into 5-strand-braided-headbandsI was walking through Target a few weeks ago and noticed this little knit fabric headband that was not just braided together…….but woven. I decided they were charging way too much for something that could be made with t-shirt scraps. And that means free. So there you have it. A nice and easy project to give my bad-hair-day head some love. (Or you may need one for working out. I kinda love it on my little girl . She always has little hair fly-aways that get into her face…….and this helps with that problem. It even works great with her hair down…..and keeps that hair tucked behind her ears. And yep, good for me too. Thanks little t-shirt scraps. Want to make your own? First, find some old t-shirts. Then, cut your fabric into long strips. Next, stack your 5 strips on top of each other and sew together at one end. Now, pull on each strip of fabric so that they kind of curl on the edges. But let me explain a little better. First, you’ll work on the left side. And that’s it. This post is sponsored by:
Fox + Hazel - The 30 Day Watercolor Challenge!Some links in this post are Amazon affiliate links to products I love! I really meant to get this post up sooner, but life happens (a lot of exciting life stuff, I might add!) so here we are. Last month, I was determined to find a way to build some more community on Instagram. I also really love watercolours, in case you haven’t noticed! So, upon further reflection and thinking of ways to connect more people, I dreamt up the 30 Day Watercolor Challenge. I know watercolors are a popular medium to use right now, and everyone wants to learn how. And you know what the absolute best part is? Everyone who’s sharing their quick paintings is taking the time to look at other’s work and encourage each other. Here’s a recap of my paintings I did for the first 7 days of prompts. If you are reading this thinking “I totally missed out, man!” Jump onto to Instagram and check out the hashtag #foxandwatercolour to see what everyone else is creating.