Begin your oil painting by sketching your composition onto stretched canvas, canvas panel, Masonite or any other surface that is prepared to receive paint. When sketching your composition you can
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If you are pretty talented at art you might not even consider going to Art College. Why should you, anyway? You can draw like the masters: Boticelli, Michelangelo, Da Vinci.
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Being creative or artistic is truly a gift, a talent. But as with any talent, it needs to be tempered, honed and optimized. Without proper training, one might never achieve
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One of the more fascinating measures taken for stress relief can be had with art therapy. With so many different forms of therapy today it’s tough to know which are
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Define your goals and get organized What are your goals as an artist? Do you hope and dream to one day have your artwork displayed in a museum or do
Preparing for the Appraiser’s Exam • Locate all items in advance of the appraiser’s arrival and make them accessible. • Share pertinent records about when and where items were purchased,