Learn How to Set Up Your Studio and Care For Materials
If you are an artist who wants to be serious about a career in painting you are going to have to learn how to set up your studio and care for materials. This is a huge subject because it is nothing less than learning how to build a business empire.Color Theory: Hue, Value and Chroma
If you are a painter it is helpful to know a bit about color theory and the hue, value and chroma of pigments. Color theory is essential in the visual arts when it comes to mixing color.How to Plan an Original Painting
Planning an original painting does not have to be complicated. It is recommended that you start off by planning to paint a still life painting first. That will teach you all you need to know about juxtaposing objects so that they are pleasing to the eye.Making Paintings Look Realistic and Believable
In this how-to article are some tips for making painting look realistic and believable. Accomplishing true depictions of reality is not only about realistic painting techniques. Choosing painting themes have a lot to do with whether or not your final piece of art qualifies as a piece of true realism.How to Create Symmetry and Balance in Painting
There are no real rules when it comes to creating symmetry and balance in paintings. A lot of it is “your eye and gut instincts.” However there are some things that just look awkward.