What Is The Salt Technique?

Posted on March 26, 2016 By

What is this technique used for? This technique is used to give paintings a rough texture and to create special colour effects. What the salt does is it absorbs the water in the paint and causes the pigment in the paint to spread out. What you’re left with is a lighter area that provides a…


5 Benefits Of Joining A Painting Group

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1. Honing your skills Joining a painting group is a great way to hone your skills. Not only do you get time to hone and develop your skills, you also get to learn from like-minded people. You’re obviously going to learn from the group’s leader, but you can learn from the other members of the…


4 Ways To Get Paintings Done Faster

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1. Work on several paintings at a time It goes without saying that the more you have to do, the more you get done. When you have more than one project to finish, you find that you become more productive because there’s more pressure on you to get the work done. If you’re working on…


Classic Tips for Drawing Inspiration

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Inspiration is everywhere. It does not matter what kind of artist you are, from a painter to a writer, inspiration can be found anywhere. Some find it in nature; some find it deep in the cities; some have the purpose of creating detailed figurative drawings; while some tend to care more about the process of…