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Colorful Abstract Cow Art

Colorful Abstract Cow Art

Colorful Abstract Cow Art Details This colorful abstract cow art features a lovely Holstein breed created with energy and emotion. The highlight is the untamed brushwork that best describes my expressive artwork. If you have followed my work for any length of time then you know cows are my favorite subject. There’s a special connection there […]

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Free Art Tip Drawing With Charcoal

Free Art Tip For Creating Dynamic Drawings

Want Expressive, Emotional & Interesting Artwork? Then Have A Look At This Free Art Tip For Creating Dynamic Drawings In this Free Art Tip For Creating Dynamic Drawings and sketches you will see how one technique can instantly improve your work. The video demonstration and tutorial explains how you can make an instant improvement to your artwork by […]

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Starbucks Coffee Still Life Painting

Starbucks Coffee Still Life Painting

Starbucks Coffee Still Life Painting Details How about a warm cup of Starbucks to go? Great! Here it is, and piping hot. This Starbucks coffee still life painting captures a to-go cup with lid that’s painted with a loose and abstract style using mixed media on 20″ x 16″ canvas. The medium is acrylics and […]

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Abstract Abraham Lincoln Portrait

Abstract Abraham Lincoln Portrait

Abstract Abraham Lincoln Portrait Details Probably my favorite Abraham Lincoln portrait to date. Love all the brushworks and abstract qualities this painting has to offer. It really captures a keen likeness despite the loose style and charcoal scribbles that seem to have a mind of their own. The palette consists of earthy flesh tones, deep […]

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Edges

Free Art Lesson – Tips For Using Charcoal

Free Art Lesson – Tips For Using Charcoal Enjoy a free lesson that will demonstrate tips for using charcoal. Included is a short video and demonstration on how to effectively create dynamic artwork by simply unstinting edges. How you interpret edges has a huge impact on the outcome of your work. Art instructor Robert Joyner […]

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Mixed media art supplies

Connecting To Your Subjects – New Online Artist Workshop

So, What’s The Workshops About? I’m glad you asked! ‘Connecting to your subjects’ is about teaching you how to create unique, personal and dynamic paintings. You will discover how to break your images and subjects down so that you can discover the shapes, details and other intricacies that interest you as an artist. Many artists […]

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At the easel

How To Become A Better Artist

How to become a better artist Tips on becoming a better artist My advice on how to become a better artist is to paint less and doodle more. That simple. Fortunately I discovered this early in my art career. Having to constantly create a masterpiece all the time was a struggle. I rarely enjoyed my […]

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sunflower still life painting

Sunflower Still Life Painting

If you appreciate a unique sunflower still life painting then I think you will like this one. I’ve only painted a few flower pieces so this is a new subject for sure. To break the ice I spent a few days just doodling, and getting to know the shapes and character a bit using graphite on […]

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