What Is The Dry Brush Painting Technique

Posted on June 26, 2016 By

What is this technique used for? The dry brush painting technique is used to give paintings more texture and to make them look like they’ve been done on a much rougher surface; the surface also looks as if it’s been scratched quite a lot. If you’re using water-based media, including watercolours and acrylics, using this…


5 Advantages Of Going To Art School

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1. Getting direction from professionals Art school teachers are professionals who can be really beneficial to you and your burgeoning career. If you don’t have this expert instruction, you could spend ages working out what you want to do and how to go about it: professionals can guide you down the path you should be…


Art Appreciation Who Has A Say?

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In the conversation about the relative merits of artwork, who gets to weigh in? Of course the contributions of art critics and historians, our experts, are central in the art appreciation discussion. The experts offer objectivity in a conversation that leans so naturally to the subjective. But what of the non-expert? Does the layman, the…


4 Advantages Of Having A Home Art Studio

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1. It’s yours and no one else’s One of the best things about having a home art studio is that it’s your own space. If you’re living with other people, it’s important to establish that it’s your working space. Whether you live with others or by yourself, a home art studio is a place where…