I have a very, very dear friend. We have been close friends for many years. We share everything with one another: our hopes, our dreams, our faults, our successes, our ups and our downs. Nothing is left out. We are transparent. We are true friends. True Friends are Transparent and can trust one another with anything. Don't hide behind your masks; be a True Friend. A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24
Would you like to paint Reflections? Glass? Shadows? Would you like a Good TUTORIAL??? There is not a tutorial for this painting, but I did a similar one and you can find that HERE.
Please remember to take a look at the student work! WOWZERS!!!!!!Comment on or Share this Article →
Yep! I'm offering a FREE TUTORIAL of "In The Pink." I'd like you to see a good example of what my tutorials look like. In this tutorial, you will find tons of wonderful information!......Such as:
- HOW TO ENLARGE A DRAWING
- HOW TO TRANSFER YOUR DRAWING TO WATERCOLOR PAPER
- HOW TO PAINT RAINDROPS
- HOW TO CREATE REALISTIC FORMS AND SHAPES
- HOW TO USE LIGHT AND SHADOW TO CREATE 3-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS.
- HOW TO MIX BRIGHT (not muddy) COLORS
- WHEN AND HOW TO USE TRANSPARENT COLORS. WHAT ARE TRANSPARENT COLORS?
- WHEN AND HOW TO USE GRANULAR COLORS. WHAT ARE GRANULATING COLORS?
I feel like Santa Claus! Have fun.
Just CLICK HERE FOR THE FREE TUTORIAL. ENJOY!!Comment on or Share this Article →
The world around us is getting darker and darker, but there is a light! I pray we all can see this light, bask in it, and draw much peace from it.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. John 1:1-5
A Tutorial is available for this painting. Check it out in the Lessons section.Comment on or Share this Article →
"Ristras de Taos" is the third in this series of 4 paintings. One more to come!
Did you try the Chili Recipe? What did you think? You can leave your comments below ♡
Enjoy the making of this painting..........VIDEO BELOW............
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As I was painting this Exercise in Transparent and Granulating colors, I also made a Tutorial in a nice PDF format. If you are interested, just click on ART LESSONS at the left. All colors, many photos, and detailed directions are listed in the tutorial. Tutorials are "buy one, get one free." ☺ Although not as specific as the tutorial, the Smilebox below shows some of the stages of this painting. To see this painting in a larger format and/or to order prints, please click here. To purchase the Original painting, please click here.
Remember, I had lunch with Hayley last week? Isn't she cute!
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"Treasure Island," oil on canvas panel, was painted at Treasure Island Park in Troy, Ohio. The sun was just beginning it's descent, and the clouds were quickly darkening, so I was painting rather quickly! A lovely little park on the Great Miami River in Troy, Treasure Island Park offers a gentle view of the bridge and the courthouse tower. For more information and to see a larger version of this painting, please click here.
THERE ARE MULTIPLE IMAGES APPEARING IN TODAY'S MARIAN PAINTING.........
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The surface of TREASURE ISLAND is slightly textured, and is painted in oils on a rigid canvas panel (not stretched canvas). However, my favorite support (and now Dennis's favorite as well) is made by a company called Ampersand. These panels are made of masonite and are therefore absolutely rigid. They are treated with several coats of gesso, then sanded several times to create a very smooth surface. I enjoy the "bounce" that comes with "stretched" canvas; but having had one of my paintings succumb to a hole being poked through it, I quickly switched to a harder surface: Ampersand. For other surfaces, see this video by Justin Clayton discussing painting supports.
"At the Feet of Jesus"
© Donna Pierce-Clark
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I'm indebted to many photographers for my recent florals. Some photo shots are mine, this one is from Vickie Emms from RedBubble.com. Thanks, Vickie! To purchase the original painting, or for prints of "Pure" Orange Delight, please click here.
For the Tutorial of how to paint "Pure" Orange Delight, please click here.Comment on or Share this Article →
I painted this little fella for one of the Watercolor classes at Troy Hayner. Cutie, huh? See him a bit larger here. Get prints and notecards of him here. OR PAINT YOUR OWN. You can purchase the Tutorial here. And/Or, scroll down to see the Smilebox and leave your thoughts!
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See those tiny little yellow dots? They represent a little "touch of Spring!" Color is just around the corner! To watch how this painting was made, enjoy the short video below............
Today is the last day to leave your comments, I'll announce the winner of the 2011 Free Painting Drawing next Wednesday!
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Storm Coming! I asked a dear friend recently, "What would you like to see a 'How-To' Lesson on?" She asked for rocks and other subjects. Thanks, Marsha! This is just the beginning. Old Art Teachers never die; they just keep dippin' paint! To see this painting in a larger format, please click here. Scroll down for the Slide Show!
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Comments?........Scroll down to leave yours! The Drawing for the FREE PAINTING will be announced March 9th. Catch up, and get your name "in the hat!"Comment on or Share this Article →
POMEGRANATE, a 6x6 inch oil on Ampersand Gesso board, was completed in just one hour! I'm getting faster. I'm observing more quickly! And I'm loving this! I hope you do also. I love hearing from you! Please leave your comments below or read more about this little gem and the painting below HERE.