The secrets of drawing a portrait from a photograph
Creativity is influenced not only by the inspiring world around, but also by the tools and technologies inherent in a given time. Photography is a tool that in the shortest…

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The “dead layer” of Flemish painting
Studying the technique of some old masters, we are faced with the so-called “Flemish method” of oil painting. This is a multi-layered, technically complex way of writing, the opposite of…

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The brightest animal painters
The animalistic genre is far from being the most popular in the world of painting, since the works are not as demanded as impressionism or romanticism. At the same time,…

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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 cameras must always turn off the “date and time” mode before shooting.
The main stages of photography:
1. Place the picture without a frame in an upright position on any stable pedestal or stand. The canvas can be put on a table, chair or easel. The main thing is that it be clearly visible and no objects block it or cast a shadow or glare.

2. Install the camera a short distance in front of the picture on a tripod. Continue reading

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…

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The “dead layer” of Flemish painting
Studying the technique of some old masters, we are faced with the so-called “Flemish method” of oil painting. This is a multi-layered, technically complex way of writing, the opposite of…

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5 tips from successful illustrators
1. Quality Above All “You will not find a good job until you become better than those who already do it.” Winona Nelson. Many young illustrators wonder why no one…

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The brightest animal painters
The animalistic genre is far from being the most popular in the world of painting, since the works are not as demanded as impressionism or romanticism. At the same time,…

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