Low budget glass palette

You propably all know the traditional wooden palettes that artists use – on one hand they hold their brushes and on the other is a wooden palette resting on the forearm, secured by the thumb through a hole. There are certain disadvantages with these hand held wooden palettes: Color – the wood color is not …

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Mark Carder – the not so academic approach in painting realistically

Artist Mark Carder (see his website) has a wonderful YouTube channel with great videos (these videos are listed in a more structured order on his website DrawMixPaint.com). Mark employs different tools with which he is able to achieve accuracy in his measurements. If it’s the measurement of lengths and distances or the measurement of color. …

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Bargue Drawing

BARGUE DRAWING TUTORIAL Learning to see in two dimensions The student in a classical atelier starts by copying two dimensional references. Since the 19th century the ateliers use the references by Charles Bargue. This exercise can easily be done at home – even in a very small room and with a regular room light. Needed …

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