How to Paint Water Reflection

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Nature has always been the most inspiring area for the artists. Trees, landscapes, wildlife and many other aspects of this section help the artists in finding motivation and in developing new ideas for their future projects. One of the most important parts of natural paintings is water. While it might seem simple, painting water is a bit more complex. If you can paint water with accuracy, you can create astonishingly beautiful artworks.

On the other hand, if your water doesn’t look good enough, your artwork might seem dull or ruined. Knowing how to paint water reflections will help you in creating realistic artworks with better control and accuracy. You will be able to create a large variety of landscapes as it will broaden your skill set and you will have more options to choose from.

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Color mixing techniques

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Color mixing is one of the basic things you will be doing as an artist on a regular basis. Knowing how to mix different colors is essential for a painter. This knowledge will increase the number of available colors you have and so you will have more versatility. You will be able to create a diverse range of colors and work with them effectively.

Color mixing is not a difficult task. The following article will help you find out as to how you can easily get started.

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Creating Texture with Acrylic Paint

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Painting has many branches and each one is unique. One branch that falls under this art is texture painting. The demand for these paintings is quite high, especially of the original artworks. That’s because these paintings require more effort and expertise to be created properly. People pay handsome amounts for these paintings and with a little effort and knowledge, one can create stunning masterpieces.

If you are unaware of these products, then you shouldn’t worry much. That’s because the following article will help you find out as to how much beneficial texture paining can be for you.

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How to make a full time living as an artist?

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Is art your passion? If it is, then you would certainly want to earn from it as well. Many people stop thinking about pursuing their passion of art because they don’t think they can make a full time living. However, that’s not the case anymore. There are plenty of ways an artist can earn in the modern times. You don’t have to be a world-renowned artist in order to turn your passion into your full-time career.

This article will throw light on some of the numerous ways you can get a full-time earning as an artist. Before you begin, you should remember that it takes a little extra effort to convert a hobby into a full-time career. These tips will ensure that you face the least amount of difficulties in this field:

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Abstract Art Composition

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One of the most popular forms of art is abstract art. It has been the favorite choice of many geniuses including the famous Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock. These artworks seem a little confusing at first but the depiction is clear. To start creating an artwork of this category, you will need some knowledge to begin with. The following article will help you in that regard.

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How to clean an oil painting

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Oil paintings, like any other object, require regular cleaning. However, cleaning them is a different task. You wouldn't want to ruin the painting by mistake. The paint can be disturbed by a liquid or a harsh treatment. Moreover, these paintings are reactive to the environment so regular cleaning is necessary.

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Five major painting styles

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Each painting style has its own qualities and each one differs from the others. The following points illustrate the 5 major painting styles in mankind's history.

The Abstract Style:

In this painting style you wouldn't have any object. In fact, the painter focuses on using imagination and colors to create an artistic piece. There are many masterpieces of this style. As the name suggests, the painting would be completely abstract. Those who don't understand these paintings think of them as a few color patterns.

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Best places/spaces to sketch

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Finding an inspiration and a right place to sit, are two most difficult thigns to find. As a sketch artist, it can get quite annoying to find a great place where you can draw a sketch. Moreover, it's a common problem among sketch artists. There should be a great place for them to sketch in. The house or the studio proves to be a bad place because there isn't anything to draw.

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Being Creative – what does it take to be creative?

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Creativity is one of the most important qualities you'd need if you're an artist. However, many myths surround this powerful quality and it's important that you know the reality behind them. If you aspire to be an artist, you'd need to be creative. This will help you in any style or form of art. Whether it's a painting or sketch, you'll be able to find new connections and create an amazing piece.

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