Rainbow Blast by Carol Carter
American artist Carol Carter works in commonplace watercolor, but her paintings look very unusual. Carol does not use a white background, a large amount of "air" and other standard techniques…

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Rainbow Blast by Carol Carter
American artist Carol Carter works in commonplace watercolor, but her paintings look very unusual. Carol does not use a white background, a large amount of "air" and other standard techniques…

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How are watercolor paints made?
The beginning of the way According to Felix Scheinberger, the author of Watercolor Sketching, the paint begins with pigment, a powder concentrate that determines its color. Pigments are vegetable, mineral,…

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The intricacies of acrylic work for a novice artist

In the artistic environment, more and more brush masters are trying to work with acrylic paints. Like oil or watercolor, acrylic has its own properties, and therefore a slightly different technique of applying to canvas. Professionals know secrets, but do not like to disclose them. But what about a novice artist? Do not despair: this article will help to draw the first paintings with acrylic perfectly.
Secret 1. Drying Acrylic
You probably have not only heard about this, but you yourself learned by trying to draw with acrylic paint. Normal water helps to avoid quick drying. Continue reading

Andrew World Part 1
Andrew Wyeth is simultaneously one of the most popular and most attacked artists in American art. Because of his retreat, he was like a thorn in the eye of a…

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Outsider - art
Brute art or art brut is often confused with the so-called art of outsiders. But if art brut is rather “art of the crazy”, then outsider art is a broader…

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The art of the mentally ill
In 1945, the French artist Jean Dubuuffe coined the term “art-brut”, which means “rough”, “hard” art. Quite often, the authors of art brut's works were mentally ill people, “holy fools”,…

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Print
Unlike many other types of art, printmaking is a fairly young phenomenon. It arose at the turn of the XIV - XV centuries. Despite the fact that the appearance of…

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