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The Acrylics Book

In order to fully develop your skills as an artist, your education must come from a variety of sources. Continue reading

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How to Create a Painting From a Photograph

In past articles, I’ve talked about preparing for a painting by using reference photographs. This process involves taking numerous photographs and selecting certain elements from each picture and creating a whole new painting from the mosaic of elements. Continue reading

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Painting for Fun

As artists, we sometimes feel as though every work that we produce must meet certain standards. We place pressures on ourselves to create a masterpiece in every painting we start. Continue reading

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Digital Reference Photographs

Wildlife art for me is the creation of an image that results from imagination, preparation, dedication, and perspiration. Continue reading

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Creating the Composition of a Wildlife Painting

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series How I Begin A Wildlife Painting

The composition of a painting is the way in which the artist takes all the elements of a painting and puts them in an order of placement that is both natural and pleasing to the viewer. Continue reading

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