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Find free information on classical painting techniques and learn how to paint like the Old Masters without attending an expensive art class!

Traditional art classes at academies cost thousands and since artists are always on a budget - at least this is what is said - paying for an art course can be difficult or impossible. This website aims to replace the art teacher or master for your self-study at home!
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THE CLASSICAL WAY explains how classical art academies teach you how to paint like the Old Masters

GOODIES has free information, downloads, demonstrations and more for you - this collection will grow with time.

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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

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BARGUE DRAWING TUTORIAL – Learning to see in two dimensions The Charles Bargue Drawing Course is the collected set of knowledge from centuries of academic art education. It is beeing used in classical art academies throughout the world. It was developed and widely used in the mid 19th century as a foundational exercise for fine …

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