So you had a thriving creative business going (I had both art and music) and this corona plague came along and the government shut you down. I don’t think any of us were prepared for that, as I don’t think any of us have lived through times like these.
I had several different sources of income – fine art sales,
Being a good painter is not done because of accidents. You need to pass through lots of challenges, trials, practices, and failures. To help you in painting, here are Chuck Rosenthal Fine Artist three simple yet valuable tips that you must always remember as you go along your journey in painting.
Light Controls Everything
You must have been thinking of the best materials to use in painting and must have bought very expensive ones just to be sure to have a great outcome.
Hello guys, I am L D Sledge. This is my first post on IAC and I intend to post regularly. I am a writer, author, poet, copywriter, visual artist and mess with a piano keyboard, guitar and a couple of other things as a mediocre player. But I love making visual and physical art whether it is an oil or acrylic canvas,
If you want to create a good painting, you must be very careful with the details, especially if you plan to make still life oil painting. Here I will introduce to you the techniques on how to make your painting satisfying in the end.
1. Take time to examine your object.
You must lay put your object in the right place with the correct lighting.
After my Mentor, Ralph E. Grimes, got me rolling with my art and learning about The Arts, he often mentioned my rapid progress. Each week we would meet, listen to classical or jazz music, discuss the problems encountered and work out handlings. After a while of doing this, Ralph bade farewell at the end of each meeting with “Sail on Silver Girl.”
Of course, you do not want to copy other artists’ work. Besides violating copyrights, it’s just unethical.
But why not learn from copying? Many artists paint old masters paintings just to learn how to do it. And you do learn a lot. As long as you aren’t selling it, or passing it off as a real old master,
Art is a competitive event
only among fools.
Do not concern yourself with those
who create what you do not. No matter
the brilliance of their light.
For they do not create
as you would create.
There is no competition among artists.