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The definition of tonal values in art is how light or dark something is on a scale of white to black. White is the lightest
It can be fun to experiment with different types of reds to make pink! Next up you will see what colors make pink warmer in
The best paintings are those that have a strong composition. But what is composition in painting? Composition is the arrangement of elements in a work
This is not an exhaustive list but rather a curated list of some of the best oil paints you can purchase for what you need!
What is fresco painting? Roman fresco paintings were made using a technique called… well… fresco! Fresco is a painting technique involving the application of pigment
What is an imprimatura? Imprimatura is italian for ‘first paint layer’ as it is the first layer of your painting. It is a monochrome
If you love to draw but often have difficulty thinking of good drawing ideas you are not alone! It can be hard to continually think
Start by building painting habits Painting consistently doesn’t mean you have to paint all the time for multiple hours in a day… Having a regular
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