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Reasons Why Underpainting Is Good For You

Reasons Why Underpainting Is Good For You

Painting techniques, such as underpainting, blocking in, dry brushing, and many others, are great practices to keep in order for artists to really capture the essence of the picture they are painting. Other than that, learning these techniques helps add...

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Life Lessons Learned From Painting

Life Lessons Learned From Painting

It is only when one draws conclusions from certain aspects of their lives, that they are able to learn from everything they have been through. As what Steve Jobs had said, " You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking...

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Desire and Willingness to Paint and Learn

Desire and Willingness to Paint and Learn

She cannot paint. The boxes look like circles, the circles look like lines, the lines look like dirt. It is not even a canvas anymore, it looks like a pile of used tissue. The paint is not on the canvas, it is on her face. The scenery is helpless. People...

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Learning About Depth Perception with Painting

Learning About Depth Perception with Painting

During the Renaissance Period, Leonardo da Vinci trumped all the different kinds of painting. Everyone can easily say that he is definitely the original. His name always equates to art. He mastered oil painting and even drawing the anatomy of the human...

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Perfection Is Formidable

Perfection Is Formidable

Beauty is indeed formidable, and it can even be more than just that. How about perfection? Perfection is a scope that yet we have to fully grasp and define (will we ever be able to truly define perfectionism?). Is it just about being the ideal version? Is...

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Caring for Others Is Good For You

Caring for Others Is Good For You

Caring for others is a felt-need for all of God’s creations: nature, animals, and men. We were created out of love and in love. We live in harmony together symbiotically. Caring is not merely an obligation but an outward expression of love for another....

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Being Appreciative

Being Appreciative

Art is a vivid display of beauty, at most, a graphic description of the wonders of creations and ideas. While there are such art as to some beholders undecipherable or lack of beauty, by itself the painting is a product of the painter’s imaginative mind...

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What is your Greatest Accomplishment

What is your Greatest Accomplishment

The definition of accomplishment differs depending on one’s standpoint. For some, it could be the medallions bagged in a competition. For others, it could be a diploma or a Master’s degree. Or maybe marrying the woman or man of our dreams. In our bucket...

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5 Reasons to Join an Art Group

5 Reasons to Join an Art Group

Joining an art group may be dreadful for some artists who are introverted. However, as some artists have shared based on their experiences, being a member of an art group or club has quite a number of benefits. There are still cons but the pros outweighed...

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The Power of Positive Self-esteem

The Power of Positive Self-esteem

What does positive self-esteem mean? It means being confident about your inner and outer beauty. It means loving yourself for who you are. Positive self-esteem is not changing yourself to fit the standards of society. It is being satisfied by what is given...

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