How to photograph pictures
I’ll make a reservation right away: high-quality photographs that can be sold must be done using professional equipment. Shooting pictures on smartphones is not recommended. Owners of film and digital…

Continue reading →

Rapidograph: what it is and how to choose
Currently, many believe that the computer has replaced the work of engineers and artists. But this is not so. Many authors use paints, pencils and other attributes to create drawings,…

Continue reading →

Five contemporary artists everyone should know
Today there are artists whose vision and influence exalt them above the crowd. Many of them managed to have an undeniable impact on world art production and culture in general.…

Continue reading →

matter

How to draw falling snow in watercolor or ink

To paint snow, and even watercolor, is often a difficult task for beginners. But we will help! We reveal some secrets.

5 tips from successful illustrators
Masking fluid.
This fluid will help you recreate a natural, voluminous winter sky. A masking liquid is a viscous, translucent substance with which you can close certain parts of the picture – those that you do not want to paint over at the moment. When applied, it is moist, and when dried, acquires a slightly sticky consistency. “Masked” areas will not be affected by the paint, even if you paint over a layer of masking material. Continue reading

Soviet beauties
The Soviet Union existed for a rather long period of time, during which the features of urban development, its own industry, and specific art were developed. At that time, they…

...

Paintings on the leaves: painstaking art
Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly difficult to surprise the viewer. Therefore, artists, artists, directors and other representatives of the creative professions have to go to various tricks, master new techniques,…

...

African traditional art
The new year has passed, and winter does not end. Are you tired? Then let's get to the hottest continent - to Africa, and plunge a little into its history.…

...

Red and purple
Red pigment is obtained due to high iron oxide red earth. For thousands of years, a bright red dye has been extracted from cochineal: to obtain 100 grams of pigment,…

...